Nederlandse ambassade in Helsinki, Finland

HRH Prince Constantijn will visit Helsinki

What governments can do to enable the ideal growing environment for startups

We are happy to share the news that HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands will be one of the key note speakers at Slush on Thursday 1 December 2016. In his role as StartupDelta Envoy he will talk about what governments can do to help startups grow.

Prince Constantijn has the ambition to “turn the Netherlands into the West Coast of Europe”: the best place for entrepreneurs to start, build and internationalize their business. Prior to his appointment as StartupDelta Envoy Prince Constantijn was Head of Cabinet to former Vice President Neelie Kroes at the European Commission.

Read the full press release on the website of Slush.

While being in Helsinki Prince Constantijn will also join the official Slush side event which is organized by the Embassy and takes place in the Residence of the Netherlands. The networking event Future of NL-FIN Applied Gaming & Tech brings together start-ups and organizations active in applied (or serious) gaming, health tech and education tech and it features several speakers from the field. More information here.