With its strategic location, innovative edge and its growing & vibrant tech startup scene, Flanders, the northern part of Belgium, is an interesting hub to conquer the European market.
During our Flanders Pitch night, you will get to know the Flanders tech scene and its scale ups. Ten high-growth, promising Belgian tech start-ups will take the stage for 3 minutes to present their business and expansion plans in front of a captive audience of fellow entrepreneurs, mentors, students, investors and community members. Join us to meet these high-growth enterprises!
Date: Wednesday, 24th of May 2023 – Start 6.30pm
Location: The Greenhouse, SMU Connexion, 40 Stamford Rd (Level 3 SMU Connexion), Singapore
Ticket price: Free, but registration is mandatory.
6.30pm: Doors open, registration
7.00pm: Event commences with introductions by SMU IIE, , Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce Singapore, Flanders Investment & Trade; and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Antwerp (Belgium)
7.20pm: Pitches commence for 10 start-ups, 3 minutes of airtime each, followed by 3 mins of Q&A from the invited panel
8.30pm: Networking and F&B
MEET THE START-UPS
Cloudalize: Cloudalize's full stack GPU DaaS platform delivers optimized IT infra services to create and monetize physically accurate digital twins with NVIDIA Omniverse. Website: www.cloudalize.com | Benny Willen, CEO
Expect Me: Expect Me is a tool that elevates the hotel experience by letting guests select their specific room, as convenient as selecting your seat on a plane. Website: www.expect-me.com | Roeland Verhamme, CEO
Lifepowr: Maximize the value of energy assets such as EV chargers and batteries by aggregating them and providing grid balancing flexibility services. Website: www.lifepowr.io | Dries Bols, CEO
Magics Technologies: Sales of reliable semiconductors chips to Nuclear, Space, Aerospace and defense markets. Website: www.magics.tech | Jens Verbeeck, CEO
nextAuth: provide passwordless MFA technology that can be built into your own apps and does not rely on SMS. Website: www.nextauth.com | Roel Peeters, co-founder & CTO
Sealution: As a B2B hardware enabled software company, Sealution enables connectivity below deck on vessels which reduces time to action and increases charter rates. While improving crew safety, productivity, and eliminating connectivity blind spots. Website: www.sealution.io | Sebastian Hamers, CEO & Ruben Verplancke, CFO
Scilife: SaaS solution for Life Sciences companies that helps to manage Quality processes efficiently according to regulations. Website: www.scilife.io | Elisabet González, VP of Growth
Techelec: Specialists in On-shore Power Supply. They provide a cloud-based asset management platform for ports and terminals. Website: www.techelec.eu | Nicolas Broos, CEO
The Connector: The Connector provides local and faster scaling services within the financial industry in Europe at a fraction of a traditional sales cost. Website: www.jointheconnector.com | Koen Vanderhoydonk, CEO & Wouter Bens, CCO
Wehave.io: Invest in the world's most exclusive items via tokenization. Website: www.wehave.io | Glenn Gezels
This event is co-organized with:
Voka Tech@venture: Voka Tech@Venture offers guidance to Belgian startups in drawing up action plans in support of expansion in tech hotspots across the world.
Singapore Management University: SMU is a premier university in Asia and is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU's mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and to produce broad-based, creative, and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy.
Flanders Investment & Trade:Flanders Investment & Trade: Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT) is the trade and investment promotion agency of the Government of Flanders, the northern federated state of Belgium. FIT is the key point of contact for international businesses in Flanders. It plays a central role in the internationalisation of the economy in Flanders, supporting companies based in Flanders to expand to new markets and helping foreign investors to get started in Flanders.
Belgian Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce Singapore: BLCC supports Belgian, Luxembourg, Singaporean and international businesses in Singapore. They offer advice, visibility, and networking opportunities to their members as well as to other professionals in Singapore actively involved in or seeking business with Belgium and Luxembourg.
Vyncke: Vyncke builds & designs energy plants that produce thermal energy and/or electricity using biomass, waste or other solid fuels substituting fossil fuels. Thanks to Vyncke, we will serve Belgian beer during the Flanders Pitch night.