The Scaleup Global Tour. An exclusive event for startups & scaleups that want to go international

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Are you exploring to expand your business abroad but don’t know where to start, which market to pick or how to find local partners? Join us on Tuesday 15th of September for a 4-day event to ask all your burning questions to experienced entrepreneurs who already paved the way. Fasten your seatbelt and get ready to go global better, faster and stronger!

Joining The Scaleup Global Tour means getting actionable insights about expanding your company in Southeast Asia, the US: East & West Coast, the UK, Germany, France and Scandinavia and access exclusive workshops and webinars to fine-tune your knowledge about going international.

This event will kick-off with a "Go-to-international-markets" workshop by McKinsey on Friday 11th of September. Followed by high-quality workshops and webinars hosted by remarkable speakers such as Wilson Sonsini. 

During the expansion sessions, you will get actionable advice and learn what to avoid when going global. The experienced entrepreneurs like Robert Vis (Messagebird), Roelant Prins (Adyen), Diane Janknegt (Wizenoze), Kristina Gibson (Dott) will be here to answer all your questions.

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Schedule of the event

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September 11-17


Workshop: save your spot

    → Workshop “Go-to-international-markets” by McKinsey
    When: 11/09
    Time: 08.30 - 15.30
    Where: Epicenter, Amsterdam
    Deciding on your go-to-market strategy to explore new markets? This day-long workshop by McKinsey is for you! Through interactive workshops and breakout sessions, you will explore market attractiveness and feasibility and strategize your international market entry. Including insights from the founders of Adyen and Ace & Tate.

    → Webinar by Taylor Wessing & Wilson Sonsini (Global Law Firms) 
    Logistics, legal aspects & fundraising in the US
    When: 15/09
    Time: 15.45 - 17.00
    Where: online
    In this exclusive facilitated Q&A session, led by Daniel Glazer and Selma Baouch, we will discuss best practices for navigating the logistical aspects of launching and operating a Dutch business in the States, and setting and meeting expectations for US later-stage funding.

    Webinar by Y Combinator -  US Accelerator - Application tips
    When: 15/09
    Time: 17.00 - 18.00
    Where: Online
    During this one-hour webinar, you will hear more about the most prestigious accelerator in the world: Y Combinator. This is the place where companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, and Doordash found their acceleration. We have Eric Migicovsky, founder of Pebble Technologies (remember these smartwatches?!) and partner at YC, telling you everything you need to know about the program. We also have our own Dutch hero Robert Vis, CEO/Founder of Messagebird, speaking about his experience at YC. They will also share all the tips & tricks for your application and there will be plenty of room for Q&A.  

    Webinar “Scaling across borders with the power of PR and Growth Marketing”
    How media is an essential tool for your first international steps
    When: 17/09
    Time: 15:30-16:30
    Where: Online
    This interactive session includes speakers from PRLab (Matias Rodsevich) and Black & White Communications (Bianca Zwart). We will elaborate on the ins and outs of communicating your message across borders...


    Expansion sessions: save your spot

    During 3 days we will explore 6 regions: US, UK, Germany, France, Southeast Asia and Scandinavia. These are online sessions, where 3 experienced entrepreneurs will be broadcasted live from Epicenter, Amsterdam to answer questions on the do's and don'ts of expanding internationally. Then a local representative from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will point out the most relevant upcoming opportunities including networks, conferences and soft landing programs. Finally, we will divide up into breakout sessions to dive deeper into your specific questions. 

    → How to win in Southeast Asia
    When: 15/09
    Time: 10:00 - 11:15

    → How to win in the US: West/East Coast
    When: 15/09
    Time: 14:30 - 15:45

    → How to win in the UK + Brexit Q&A
    When: 16/09
    Time: 10:30 - 12:15

    → How to win in Germany
    When: 16/09
    Time: 14:00 - 15:15

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    → How to win in France
    When: 17/09
    Time: 11:00 - 12:15

    → How to win in Scandinavia
    When: 17/09
    Time: 14:00 - 15:15

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