New Horizons is an annual event organised by KPMG. In addition to a substantive programme of inspirational speakers, the event provides a networking platform for (tech) startups and large enterprises.
Success stories of collaboration between startups and large enterprises, what works?
Leading keynote speakers about their success stories
Energising moderator Rens de Jong (journalist/BNR)
A marketplace where 30 innovative startups will present themselves
This event will be held on Tuesday 25 November. It is English spoken.
||Welcome & coffee|
||Opening and introduction|
The disruption of an entire industry: Marco Knitel, Operations Manager Netherlands
at Uber Inc
||Successful collaborations, what can you learn from it? |
3 combinations of collaborating startups and large organizations interviewed by Rens de Jong
Marketplace – round 1 breakout sessions:
- Internet of Things & healthcare
- Big Data & Analytics
||Richard Wagenmakers, partner KPMG: megatrends are re-shaping the business environment for all industries, causing major disruption in some cases for existing businesses. For ‘old’ and ‘new’ entrepreneurs to thrive and strengthen our economy they need to connect, collaborate and combine powers and ideas. Together!|
||Marketplace – round 2 breakout sessions|
||Steve Mezak, CEO of Accelerance, will share his war stories on how he managed |
||to sell his former startup companies for $9 Billion and $75 Million|
||Networking lunch (optional) |
||End of programme|
- Owners and founders of startups, especially in the field of technologies such as FinTech, Internet of Things, (e)Health and data analytics.
- Corporates and (large) enterprises, especially people such as:
Heads of Innovation
Heads of business development or strategic alliances
Chief Innovation Officers
Chief Digital Officers
and everyone who’s involved with innovation, strategy or policy
- Venture capitalists and investors
KPMG Head Office
Laan van Langerhuize 1
1186 DS Amstelveen
You can park your car in the parking garage underneath the KPMG office.
For this event we are collaborating with the stylish Uber service, offering you one free journey from or to KPMG New Horizons (up to €20 free for new Uber users).
Using the Uber app, you can order a car plus driver with one click. When you arrive at your destination, the journey is paid via your linked credit card or PayPal account. UberBLACK is 10% cheaper than a taxi.
1. Download the Uber app for iPhone or Android. For other mobile phones, go to m.uber.com.
2. Register with the promo code NewHorizons. You will get a €20 discount on your first Uber journey in the Netherlands.
3. Order a Uber. Select your pick-up point in the Uber app and your driver will arrive within a few minutes.
Go to uber.com/amsterdam or send an email to email@example.com
If you’d like to receive an invitation for the event or more information you can contact Bianca Even by email.
A week before the event we will distribute a list of participating companies with detailed information on the products and/or services of attending startups.
On 20 November 2013 we organized for the first time a matching event which provided a platform for startups and large companies to meet and to increase the chances for cooperation. Watch the video impression below.