Benelux Venture Forum 2017

Tech Tour is pleased to announce the 17th edition of the Benelux Venture Forum (BVF) taking place on 21 & 22 November 2017 in Brightlands Region  - Maastricht, Heerlen, Geleen

The Benelux Venture Forum (BVF) will bring together highly promising entrepreneurs, active international and regional investors and corporations seeking investment and partnerships.


The Forum plays an important role in the European and Benelux innovation scene. It fosters start-ups in the high-tech industry and it promotes Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands as innovative, attractive and interesting countries to do business or to invest in.



The best high growth
The Expert Jury members will give 40 early stage companies the opportunity to present in front of an investor jury composing of relevant key industry players like Venture Capitalists, Corporate investors, and Business Angels. 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.


The event will bring together companies in the following sectors:

  • Smart services: AI, IoT, Security, Big Data & Cloud, Fintech, Internet & Media
  • Healthcare: Digital Health, Medtech, Pharma 2.0
  • Food & Nutrition: Food Tech, Alternative Raw Materials, Nutritional Resources, Cultivation
  • Materials: Advanced Materials, Bio-based Materials, Smart Manufacturing, Circular Economy, Energy


The top 10 emerging companies will have the opportunity to qualify for the European Venture Contest Final, which will take place on December 11-12 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Click here for more information on this years edition.

The Benelux Venture Forum will have:

  • 100 + Startup applications
  • 40 + Startup pitching
  • 40 + Investors
  • 140 + Attendees 



Host Partner:


                          Brightlands Region