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How To Get There Summit

Capacity: 1500 Starting: 17 November 13:00 - 19:00

Innovative minds of the Netherlands come together in The Hague this year for a new edition of the How To Get There (HTGT) Summit. This grand innovation event mobilises corporates, startups and innovation hubs to innovate faster together as a ‘single hub’. The HTGT Summit was initiated as part of StartupDelta by Neelie Kroes and minister Kamp and is organized by Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship in collaboration with all the innovation hubs of the Netherlands.

Participants of the HTGT Summit can in one day see, feel, hear, and sometimes even taste what the innovation ecosystem of the Netherlands has to offer. All innovation hubs, from Brainport Eindhoven to StartupAmsterdam and from Kennispark Twente to The Hague Impact City, showcase their facilities en share their knowledge and expertise. Dutch corporations across sectors share their expertise, success stories and brilliant failures. Startups join in the Get in the Ring competition to do business with investors, corporates and fellow entrepreneurs.

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About How To Get There Summit

The HTGT Summit is an initiative of StartupDelta. The Erasmus Centre of Entrepreneurship, expertise centre for corporate entrepreneurship of the Erasmus University, is the main organiser of the HTGT Summit. Each year the HTGT Summit takes place in one of the regional innovation hotspots of the Netherlands. In 2015, the HTGT Summit was hosted by Rotterdam in the Rotterdam Science Tower. This year the HTGT Summit will be hosted by The Hague in the Haagse Hogeschool.

The How To Get There Summit will take place during the Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 17th, 2016. For tickets of this year’s HTGT Summit visit For more information contact Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen (, +31(0)6 5360 6123), Project Leader HTGT Summit.

Get in the Ring Dutch Finals

The world’s greatest startup competition is back! The most promising startups in the Netherlands participate in an exciting day filled with pitching opportunities in front of our champion investors, attending insightful workshops, receive coaching, and network among fellow innovators and investors in the networking area.

The day consists of a selection round and a final round. Become the winning startup of Get in the Ring The Netherlands and represent The Netherlands in the global finals in March 2017. The final round will take off at 19:00 with an audience of 1000 potential fans!

Are you a startup and do you want to Get in the Ring? Apply now!


Walk-in 17 November 12:00 -
Get in the Ring 17 November 12:00 - 17:00
Ecosystem Café 17 November 12:30 - 17:00
How To sessions 17 November 13:00 - 17:00
Masters of Growth 17 November 17:00 - 18:30
Investors Meetup 17 November 17:00 - 18:30
Food Café 17 November 17:00 - 18:30
Get in the Ring Closing Show 17 November 18:30 - 20:30
GEW Closing party 17 November 20:30 - ......


Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen



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