The Dutch go Slush!

Slush, the world's leading startup event, takes place in Helsinki on 30 November - 1 December. Slush connects startups & tech talent with top-tier investors, executives and media.

Slush 2016

Slush 2016

Meet the Dutch tech community at Slush

This year over 40 top notch startups from the Netherlands will be present at Slush. The Dutch delegation presents the best the Netherlands has to offer on tech solutions in the field of (amongst others) AI, VR, FinTech, Autonomous Driving, eCommerce, leisure, tourism and IoT. Other representatives of the Dutch startup ecosystem such leading investors, accelerators, workspace solutions and HRH Prince Constantijn, Startup Envoy of StartupDelta, will represent tech savvy Netherlands.  

Vibrant program at the Holland Corner

Curated matchmaking and pre-selected one-on-ones will be part of the daily program at the Holland Corner. You can find us at 6.D4. Experts from leading Dutch startup hubs and other officials will give tailor made advice to startups and investors interested to start a business or do business with the Netherlands.

Come and fight off that winter depression with the refreshing and energy boosting daylight glasses! Created by the Dutch startup Propeaq, a wearable light solution that optimizes your performance by regulating your energy. 

Never been to Holland before? Then try the true Holland VR experience. Visit the Netherlands in a matter of minutes and imagine yourself between fields of colorful tulips or in the dynamic port of Rotterdam. Besides these activities, the Holland Corner offers fun and relaxation with the daily Heineken Happy Hour from 17:00-18:00 hrs.

StartupDelta and the Netherlands Embassy will host a highly curated investors dinner on Wednesday 29th of November (invite only) to connect investors with the Dutch tech scene and to some promising Dutch startups.

Holland Corner is brought to Slush in collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Helsinki, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO and StartupDelta.

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Get inspired by Dutch thought leaders

Dutch tech innovation champion Corinne Vigreux , Co-founder of TomTom will inspire with a keynote speech on Thursday 30 November called “Leading your company through tough times”.

HRH Prince Constantijn van Oranje, Startup Envoy of StartupDelta, will host a fireside session with leading international investors themed “Is it possible to build the next Google in Europe?” on Friday December 1.


Journalists are most welcome to meet Dutch startups, investors and to hear more about the startup ecosystem during the two days at any time. For meeting requests with Prince Constantijn, please contact us a.s.a.p.

For further information, please contact

Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
Anne Bergshoeff, Policy Officer for Trade & Innovation / +358 (0)40 569 9899

Ilona Jääskeläinen-Overduin, Communications & Public Diplomacy Officer / +358 (0)40 569 2161