Managing Director Startupbootcamp

About Ernst

Ernst is the Managing Director of Startupbootcamp and Director Strategic Partnerships. Over the past 25 years Ernst build a track record in Supply Chain, Commerce, Circular economy and related innovative technology providers. Interestingly he made a switch after 15 years in corporate jobs to a VC backed scale up, and discovered his passion for entrepeneurship. He is  a energetic business leader with strong BD skills who transforms companies and start ups into high value organisations. Serial investor and Exec board member in several companies and INSEAD’s Faculty advisor Impact Investment and Enterpreneur in Residence. In 2015 the schoool published a case “Cycleon reboot from niche player to global service integrator¨, a case around developing a business in sustainable supply chains . Ernst is currently investing in 15 companies, as angel or non exec.

The Talk

Panel discussion: How to thrive in the European Start-Up eco system?

Four experts in combination with the start-ups will discuss:

How to thrive in the European Sart-up eco system?

Doing business online becomes international. International players enter the Dutch market. This incurs challenges and opportunities for start-ups and scale ups. And new competition for corporates and existing brands.

  • In what areas can we expect opportunities and challenges in the next three years?

  • What are the success factors? How do you grow to a scale-up?

  • Which startups while thrive and which will perish?

  • How do to get a better connection between startups and corporates? Both as clients and business partners.

The panel discussion is led by our Moderator Jaspar Roos.


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