Business Angels Reaching Space
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM (CEST)
In cooperation with Oost NV, ESA BIC Noordwijk organizes the Business Angels Reaching in Space. The event where innovative entrepreneurs meets Business Angels.
The event will start at 16:00 in the European Space Innovation Centre:
16:00 Reception with coffee / tea
16:15 Introduction by Toon Buddingh' - ESA BIC Incubator Manager
16:25 Business Angels Investment Climate in Netherlands, by Jan Dexel - Agentschap NL
16:40 Trends in European and US market by Rene Reijtenbagh - Oost NV
16:55 Experiences of a Business Angel by Peter Maree
17:15 Reception with pitches from Entrepreneurs
During the reception you their are opportunities to present your business plan. Do you have an business idea? Are you looking for starting capital? Can you present your idea in two minutes to an investor? Then sign up and send a mail to Toon Buddingh’, email@example.com
ESA open Sky Technology fund
In addition to the ESA Business Incubation Centres, ESA has taken the initiative to promote the establishment of a fund to support start-up and early stage companies. The investment focus of the Open Sky Technologies Fund is on seed-capital investments, start-ups and early-stage growth capital for companies using space-related technologies or satellite applications in non-space applications. These companies need to be located within ESA’s Member States.
ESA BIC Noordwijk
ESA BIC Noordwijk is located in the European Space Business Center (ESIC) of currently 17 companies. The startups are using the ESA incubation program, which allows them to use spacetechnology for its own products. Besides access to the facilities and test centers ESA contribution they receive a starter
The Development Agency East Netherlands in particular, its business angels network, Masters of the Future. A network of more than 200 investors who are closely related to various programs within the universities valorization program WUR Wageningen, Radboud University Nijmegen and the University of Twente
RabobankBollenstreek works closely with ESA BIC Noordwijk for the business incubation program.From this strategic partnership follows a Pre-Seed Loan agreement. Also in the field of networking activities the Rabobank is cooperating in building a networking club for Space-related companies in the region.
When & Where
Space Business Innovation Centre ( SBIC ) Noordwijk offers Innovative and Technical Entrepreneurs Support to Growth their Businesses.
SBIC Noordwijk has several programs, a big international network to assist you finding the right partner, staff, investors and possible clients.
SBIC Noordwijk can offer you the following:
- ESA BIC Noordwijk Program
- ( Flexible ) Office Accommodation in the European Space Innovation Centre
- Unique High Tech / Innovative Environment
- Support of the Space Business Support Centre ( NLR, Haseltine Lake, Rabobank Bollenstreek and the Zirkzee Group de Breed & Partners )
- Network of Coaches and Investors
- Aerospace Cluster
- Possible Partnership with High-Tech innovative companies
- Access to the European Space Agency, Netherlands Space Office and TNO
- International Gateway to Industry