International Investors Meet Top Entrepreneurs from the Benelux Region!


 Europe Unlimited is pleased to announce the 12th edition of the Benelux Venture Forum (BVF) on June 26th 2012 in Leuven.
The Benelux Venture Forum (BVF) will allow the most promising Life Sciences, Clean Technology and Information Technology entrepreneurs from the Benelux Region to meet and present themselves to active international investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships. The Forum plays an active role in the European and Benelux innovation scene. It fosters start-ups and high-tech, high-growth entrepreneurship and it promotes Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands as innovative, attractive and rewarding countries to do business in or to invest in.

The best high growth companies
Early stage companies from the Benelux Region will be selected to present at the Forum by the highly respected members of the Selection Committee. Applying companies will be assessed on the basis of their business potential, product/technology merit, competitive position, investment or partnering interest, team experience and project profile quality (detailed online selection criteria).

Only these selected companies from the Benelux will have the opportunity to present in front of an international Investor Jury composed of Venture Capital and Corporate investors, Business Angels and relevant key industry players. 

The Benelux Venture Forum is also promoted as a 2012 European Venture Contest Semi-Final and the top quartile (best 25%) companies from the Benelux Venture Forum will be qualified for the European Venture Summit which will take place at the end of 2012.

In short

•    40-50 pitches (8 min.) from technology start-ups from the Benelux Region.
•    40 Investor Jury members including VCs, Corporate investors, Business Angels and key industry players. 
•    Top-notch speakers from the European innovation and investment scene.