An exclusive scaling workshop and 20 outstanding UK startups, all from the comfort of your home. 

#UKxTNW2020 – 1&2 October – Planet Earth

While we can’t meet in person this year, we’d love to see you online! See an overview of the content we’re running here (times are in CEST). 

1 October

11.00 Welcome by Lucy Ferguson, British Chargée d’Affaires to The Netherlands, and Myrthe van der Erve, COO TNW. 

UK Expo Room – exclusively for participants of TNW

14.00 CFSessions2020: Emerging challenges between Cyber & FinTech, a fireside with ING and Rabobank. 

A fireside discussion with Tom-Martijn Roelofs, Head of CCERT at ING Bank and Arjan Kampman, EVP Domain IT Lead Wonen at Rabobank. Moderation by Christian van der Woude & Johannes Kirpestein (Department for International Trade), with live Q&A.

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream

15.00 CFSessions2020: Opportunities in The Netherlands; how to turn CFS2020 into business wins and beyond.

A keynote with Philip Meijer (Innovation Quarter) and Johannes Kirpestein (Department for International Trade), followed by a panel with Matt Flenly (Datactics), Steve Berry (CyNation) and Chris van Voorden (Innovation Quarter). 

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream

17.00 Green Growth Clusters: CleanTech and Smart City innovation and trade relationships in Europe.

A discussion with Danny Frietman (Innovation Bridge Europe), Petra de Groene (City of Rotterdam), Claudia Schwarz (German Innovation Network) and Christian van der Woude (Department for International Trade), joined by 10 pitching UK startups. 

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream



2 October

12.15 Keynote Session: The UK as your global launchpad; a fireside chat with the Global Entrepreneur Programme’s dealmakers and alumni.

TNW Sessions Stage – live exclusive for TNW attendees, available on demand after the session







12.50 Scaling workshop with the Global Entrepreneur Programme; access to finance and marketing strategies.

Dealmakers Stephen Mooney (Co-Founder, Synoptic), Olivia Sibony (CEO, SeedTribe) and Tony Hughes (Co-Founder, Focus Innovation) will tell you all about access to finance and marketing gurus Jude Ower (Founder, Playmob), Tony Kypreos (Investor, Arachnys) and Anthony Sheehan (Founder, DronePilot) will highlight how an effective marketing strategy is an integral part to any scaling plans.

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream

13.50 Investing in the UK: meet the investment advisers of the UK Department for International Trade to The Netherlands.

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream

17.00 Runway extension and working capital: a session with the Department for International Trade & Lloyds Bank

Aimed at high growth companies, attendees will learn about the fundraising landscape, how your company can implement smart cash management and banking strategies, plus there will be an opportunity to explore potential opportunities arising from the government’s current access to finance schemes.

UK Expo Room – available on the livestream

In the meantime, you can always relive our presence last year… we’ll hope to be able to do this again in 2021!

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