21st KPN Scaleup Afternoon- From single to omnichannel in consumer market

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Thank you for signing up for our KPN Startup Evening! Looking forward to see you online. In case you have applied for the speed date sessions; we are trying to do the best we can to match everyone. Due to the large amount of applications, there’s a chance you will not be matched. But the good news is, the event itself offers plenty of network opportunities where you can meet a large amount of corporates, investors, startups and KPN colleagues! We will inform you on the possibilities we offer you some days before the event, to keep you focused.

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Thank you for signing up for our KPN Startup Evening! Looking forward to see you online. In case you have applied for the speed date sessions; we are trying to do the best we can to match everyone. Due to the large amount of applications, there’s a chance you will not be matched. But the good news is, the event itself offers plenty of network opportunities where you can meet a large amount of corporates, investors, startups and KPN colleagues! We will inform you on the possibilities we offer you some days before the event, to keep you focused.
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Get ready to speed date with well-known corporates, investors, startups and scaleups!

About this event

On behalf of the teams of KPN Liaison and KPN Ventures, we welcome you again to our 21th KPN Scaleup Afternoon - From single channel to omnichannel

The program of the event

15:00 - 15:10 Plenary opening*

15:10 - 15:55 Panel discussion about the topic*

15:55 - 16:00 Break + getting ready for speed dates

16:00 - 16:20 - 1st round of speed dates

16:25 - 16:45 - 2nd round of speed dates

16:50 - 17:10 - 3rd round of speed dates

17:15 - 17:35 - 4th round of speed dates

17:40 - 18:00 - 5th and last round of speed dates

Speed dating information

We will start the event with a plenary opening. Of course, we'll try our best to make it an interesting and informative session

After this, you'll get the opportunity to speed date with KPN, and with other well-known corporates, and investors. Startups & scaleups can indicate with which of the companies they would like to speed date during the ticketing process (please be aware that we do our best to take your preference into account, but a selection has to be made).

1) KPN (for startups & scaleups looking for cooperation’s with-, or investments from KPN)

KPN Ventures: aims to build value-creating partnerships with innovative European technology companies, accelerating innovation and growth by providing access to capital, industry expertise, technical infrastructure, professional network and channels to customers. Focus on early growth-stage investments (series A/B) in European high growth companies with a minimum recurring revenue of 0.5M; looking for investments (industries = IoT, Connected Home, Digital Health, Cyber Security, Networking Technology, Data & Analytics, Cloud Computing)

KPN Liaison Management: looking for win-win partnerships with scaleups who offer solutions to challenges that KPN is looking answers for, such as 5G solutions, telco network optimization tools, call center solutions, and more; looking for cooperation, POC’s, fresh point of view (industry = all industries)

KPN IoT: looking for IoT solutions where KPN can serve as a connectivity provider; looking for cooperation, POC’s (industry = IoT)

KPN Advanced Analytics: interested in proven AI solutions for our telecom network, data-driven assistants for customer support, knowledge graphs, and other AI solutions; looking for cooperation, POC’s (industry = all industries)

KPN Data Services Hub: a platform-as-a-service for real time information sharing; looking for cooperation, POC’s and a fresh point of view (industries = (streaming) data, Smart mobility, safety, talking traffic)

KPN Health: AI data driven healthcare solutions and telemonitoring; looking for cooperation, POC’s, sharing knowledge and a fresh point of view (industries = all industries related to health)

KPN Security: KPN is a Managed Security Service Provider looking for innovative Cyber Security companies; looking for cooperation, POC’s and sharing knowledge (industries = cyber security)

KPN 5G: Industry 4.0 applications, e.g. remote assist, predictive maintenance – 5G applications in agriculture – Streaming data by using drones and camera's for security – Smart Mobility; looking for cooperation, POC’s and a fresh point of view (industries = drones, video management, bodycam, connected factory)

KPN Retail: responsible for all matters regarding in-store sales including product range, store layout and customer experience. Looking for cutting edge digital gadgets, systems for streamlining everyday store operations, innovative solutions to increase interaction with customers while still maintaining social distancing guidelines; looking for cooperation, POC’s, a fresh point of view (industries = retail, IoT gadgets)

2) Corporates (for startups & scaleups looking for cooperation’s, Proof of Concepts, or sharing knowledge).

AWS: provides IT infrastructure over the internet with a pay as you go model; looking for cooperation, sharing knowledge & investments (industries = related to cloud services and more specifically focusing on health, tech, IoT; everything AI)

Microsoft for Startups: works with scaleups to catapult their relationship with Microsoft’s ecosystem of customers and partners; looking for cooperation (industry agnostic)

Rabobank: financial institution; looking for cooperation, POC’s, a fresh point of view, sharing knowledge and investment opportunities (industries = health, food, maritime, industry)

Aexus: focuses on business development outsourcing for innovative international tech solutions; looking for cooperation, POC’s, sharing knowledge and a fresh point of view (industries = IoT, Health, Cyber Security, AI, AR, 5G)

Connekt: independent network for sustainable accessibility in mobility and logistics; looking for (sharing) knowledge (industries = Smart and Sustainable Mobility and logistics)

EIT Digital: foundation backed by the EU to build a strong digital Europe; looking for investment opportunities, cooperation and POC’s (industries = AI, Data Science, IoT, Low Code, Hardware & Software combinations, the software component is important)

Yes!Delft: interested in startups that tackle problems within healthcare and education, and solutions based on AI and Blockchain technology; looking for POC’s, (sharing) knowledge, and a fresh point of view (industries = AI, Blockchain, Healthcare, SocialTech)

Deloitte: global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services; looking for cooperation and sharing knowledge (industries = health, food, mobility and energy)

City of Rotterdam (Gemeente Rotterdam): The City of Rotterdam is always looking for new companies that can help with innovations in Rotterdam; looking for cooperation, proof of concept, fresh point of view and/or (sharing) knowledge (industries: IoT, Big Data and Security)

Albert Heijn: looking for innovation and new (health) tech developments for in the Albert Heijn store; both frontend and backend (industry = IoT)

EY: Accounting and Tax firm who supports fast growing companies with accounting and tax related issues. Looking for fast growing companies who want to professionalize their company; looking for cooperation and/or (sharing) knowledge (all industries)

3) Investors (for startups & scaleups looking for investments).

• ABN AMRO: financial institution focusing on matching companies to informal investors; solely looking for investment opportunities (industries = Dutch companies, with scalable businesses; capital needed up to 2 million)

• Cottonwood Technology Fund: Cottonwood Tech Fund III is a Dutch-American venture capital fund. They make impact investments in Key Enabling Technologies (Deeptech & High-Tech); looking for investments, POC’s, a fresh point of view and sharing knowledge (industries = Deeptech: Photonics, Optics, Microchips, Advanced Materials, Nanotech, Medical Technology, Cleantech/ Energy Transition, Advanced Manufacturing & Robotics. Hardware is an essential. Not only software)

• EIT Digital: foundation backed by the EU to build a strong digital Europe; looking for investment opportunities, cooperation’s, and POC’s (industries = AI, Data Science, IoT, Low Code, Hardware & Software combinations, the software component is important)

• ANWB Partnerships & ventures: ANWB’s primary focus is on companies with a B2C or B2B2C focus, that favour new and/or disruptive solutions with a compelling service offering and strategic relevance to the priorities (Home, Energy, Wellbeing) as well as ANWB’s core propositions. We partner – and selectively make minority investments - with scaling companies that have proven traction and can clearly show the market opportunity.

• Akzonobel: Dutch multinational, leading in the coating industry (decorative paints, automotive and specialty coatings, industrial coatings, marine protective and yacht coatings, powder coatings.

• Finch Capital: funding the Future of Financial Technology; looking for minority equity investments (industries = fintech, deeptech focusing on the financial sector, financial solutions)

• InnovationQuarter: investing in companies which make technological impact; solely looking for investment opportunities (industries = tech companies from Zuid-Holland, the Netherlands, focusing on IoT, CyberSecurity, AI, Blockchain, Maritime, Deeptech, Health)

• TIIN Capital: investor for cybersecurity startups; solely looking for investment opportunities (industries = cyber security, privacy, IoT related to security)

• Eneco Ventures: invests in startups and scaleups in the growth phase throughout North-Western Europe that accelerate the energy transition; looking for investments (industry = IoT)

• Volta Ventures: invests in Benelux-based early-stage software companies; looking for a fresh point of view and investments (industries = enterprise software, SaaS, cyber security, data, AI/ML, B2B companies)

Match-Maker Ventures: aim is to scale scale-ups; looking for cooperation (industries = anything that is relevant for operators and telco's)

• 4impact is a venture capital fund investing in Dutch digital tech4good start-ups focusing on societal and sustainable impact and financial return.

Interested? Get your ticket on this webpage and join our event!*

*The deadline for the speed dates is October14th 2021

Tickets for the plenary part are open until the last day of the event.

We hope you'll join our online version of the 21th KPN Scaleup Afternoon!

If you can’t attend our event but ordered a ticket, please inform us via kpnscaleups@kpn.com at least one week in advance. If you want your data to be removed from our systems please email: kpnscaleups@kpn.com

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KPN New Business is the department of KPN that is responsible for the growth of new products and services, among which: Internet of Things, Smart Home, KPN health, Security, E-identification and much more. The New Business Team focusses on the co-creation of new business models and co-development of new products (with the use of mutual assets). The team offers access to KPN’s extensive expertise in connectivity, security, related technologies and to our leading network infrastructure. In case of a proven mutual matching proposition, the New Business Team offers the opportunity to use KPN as a pilot customer and/or channel partner. The Liaison Manger organizes diverse events to connect with startups.

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