Programme

June 6


Early growth pitches

9 - 10 am

Registration and Coffee

Welcome at Level Up Belgium

10 - 11.10 am

Pitching: Round #1

Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 1/4

11.10 - 11.45 am

Break and one-on-one sessions

Take a break while having your pre-booked meetings

11.45 - 1PM

Pitching: Round #2

Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 2/4

1 - 2 PM

Walking lunch + one-on-ones

Have your pre-booked meetings while our regional cuisine will blow your mind

2 - 3.10 PM

Pitching: Round #3

Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 3/4

3.10 - 3.45 PM

Break and one-on-one sessions

Take a break while having your pre-booked meetings

3.45 - 4.50 PM

Pitching: Round #4 & closing

Belgium's brightest scale ups will line up for a 10 minute pitch pt 4/4

4.50 - 5.10 PM

one-on-one sessions

Have your one-on-one meetings

5.10 pm

Departure bus for investors

Coffee stays available for other participants until 18:00

6.30 - 11 PM

VIP gathering & dinner

Meet key decision-makers from policy, industry & investors communities at the "Handelsbeurs", a splendid old rococo guardhouse.

June 7


Boost your deal flow with betech's "hottest tickets", worth following or ready for the next round of funding

9 - 10.30 am

Registration with coffee, fresh fruit and pastries

Welcome to MeetDistrict, Belgium's most awarded luxurious business center in the stadium of Ghent's Champions League team. Welcome @ "Level Up Belgium"

10.30 - 10.45am

Welcome by Robin Wauters + Keynote Wim De Waele - CEO at B-Hive

CEO at B-Hive, a European ecosystem to all organizations dealing with the impact of digital technology on the financial system and early believer in "Level Up Belgium"

10.45 - 12 pm

Track 1: Learn from start-ups who have raised €15 million or more

Discover major #betech gems & their inspirational roads to success such as Sparkcentral, Showpad, Vente-Exclusive & Teamleader and meet their CEOs one-on-one

TBC

12 - 1am

Track 2: Next generation companies pt 1/3

Fast paced 7 minute pitches from #betech's hottest scale ups from all over the country

TBC

1 - 2 pm

Walking lunch + one-on-ones

Have your pre-booked meetings while our regional cuisine will blow your mind

TBC

2 - 2.15 pm

Keynote Alain De Taeye, former CEO at unicorn Tele Atlas

He was the first to create a digital map on a PC in the early 80s and the first to use mobile mapping vans to capture accurate pictures. Listen carefully to this trailblazer in the world of digital map making.

2.15 - 3 pm

Track 2: Next generation companies part 2

Fast paced 7 minute pitches from #betech's hottest scale ups from all over the country

3 - 3.45 pm

Break + one-on-ones

Have some coffee & your scheduled meetings

3.45 - 4.15 pm

Track 2: Next generation companies part 3

Fast paced 7 minute pitches from #betech's hottest scale ups from all over the country (final part)

4.15 - 4.25 PM

Keynote Peter Vanbekbergen - partner at imec.xpand

Imec.xpand is a stage agnostic venture capital fund with a game-changing approach to turn hardware driven nanotechnology innovation into successful global companies.

4.30 - 5.15 pm

Track 3: imec's early stage companies

4 startups selected by imec, international leader in microchip technology, with indepth expertise in software and ICT; ranked second in UBI's business accelerator & shaping future with major tech giants in the IOT

5.15 - 7.30 pm

Closing drink - investor only

Bump into other venture capitalists during the closing drink, expand your professional circle and hang out with likeminded people! Hosted by VEECEE, the European community for young professionals in the venture capital business