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A dream for any entrepreneur

On September 25th, 2017 twelve promising entrepreneurs will pitch their idea in front of a jury of specialists, investors, press and consultants. Three finalists will be chosen; each will create their own personal TEDtalk and deliver it on the prestigious TEDxAmsterdamWomen stage November 2nd. The winner will receive prizes such as one-on-one financial coaching sessions from ABN AMRO, Clifford Chance, and Deloitte, one year of Executive Speaker Coaching by Barbara Rogoski, an invitation to a CEO dinner hosted by Deloitte and a Cathay Pacific Business Class return ticket from Amsterdam to HongKong to meet potential investors. This is an amazing start for an entrepreneur!

Criteria to enter the Startup Award

  • Are you a female entrepreneur, based in the Netherlands?
  • Are you active in the health, retail, design, fashion and/or tech industry?
  • Does your idea enhance the world and have a sustainable impact on its target group?
  • If applicable, is your product from Dutch origin and/or manufactured in the Netherlands?
  • Do you know how to make your idea happen? And, can you be in operation within 1-3 years?
  • Can you show significant results?
  • Do you have an official website?

Registration is closed

Unfortunately it's not possible anymore to register for the Startup Award 2017.

Startup Award Location 2017

Every year, TEDxAmsterdamWomen tries to find the most inspiring and innovative locations to host the Startup Award. Not just another meeting room or office, but a fun, versatile, exciting setting to enhance our competition.

Previous locations have included the incredible Nemo Science Museum and Google’s TQ. This year continues our tradition of inspiring locations. We couldn’t be happier to host the 2017 Startup Award at The Edge, Deloitte’s head office.

Opened in 2015 as the world’s most innovative and sustainable office, The Edge quickly garnered international recognition and attention for it’s unique use of technology. Dubbed the most complete use and implementation of the Internet of Things, this incredible Amsterdam-based office is the perfect location for our event.

We cannot wait to welcome you at this year’s TEDxAmsterdamWomen Startup Award.
See you on September 25th!