Impact Capital Activities during Amsterdam Capital Week


BiD Network, Crosswise Works, dutch, THNK, and Impact Hub Amsterdam will organize the following activities with a clear focus on impact entrepreneurship and impact investing. These events will fall under the Impact Capital track of the first Amsterdam Capital Week.


Impact Capital Activities

BiD Network Drinks

Thursday, September 24, 17:00 – 20:00

Network drink with impact investors and East African startups

Join us and network with fellow investors, partners and changemakers at the BiD Network drinks. Learn about some of the most promising investment ready entrepreneurs from Uganda, Rwanda and Kenya, and meet Nairobi’s rising startups & hubs in tech, mobile and impact innovation.

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Impact Investor Innovation Lab

Friday, September 25, 9:00 – 12:00

Learn how & why Impact Investing is globally on the verge.

Why is Impact Investment globally on the verge and about to set a solid foot on the ground in the Netherlands? Meet fellow investors, impact investors from the Impact Hub network and entrepreneurs to find out where your opportunities arise.

We showcase you success stories told by both the entrepreneur and investor.
We challenge you to meet promising startups and impact investors.
We invite you to innovate and to take your first steps into the future of investment.

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Kenya on the Rise

Friday, September 25, 14:00 – 17:00

Discover the impact startup ecosystem of Nairobi

Interested in the latest development of Nairobi’s startups & hubs in tech, mobile and impact innovation? Check out these Kenyan rising stars, listen to their pitches, and learn how you can invest and accelerate impact. The Impact Expedition Nairobi-Amsterdam brings you Sam Gichuru, serial entrepreneur & founder of Nailab, Growth Africa, Intellecap, Wanda Organic, PlugIn, Paykind and many more.

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THNK Release Night & Drinks

Friday, September 25, 18:00 – late

Find out the latest projects of THNK’s creative leaders

Since the start of THNK, 300 participants from over 50 countries have participated in the Creative Leadership Program in our global locations in Amsterdam, Vancouver and Lisbon. During THNK Release Night participants and alumni of the Creative Leadership program will pitch their latest projects. Interested in discovering new opportunities and initiatives? Join us for an inspiring pitch night with drinks and music afterwards.

This is an invite-only event. If you are an impact investor and would like to join please send an email to



During Amsterdam Capital Week startups from around the world travel to Amsterdam to meet and pitch for over 500+ investors. From 23 to 27 September 2015, Amsterdam’s strong points on Startup Capital will be showcased: abundance in (pre-)seed capital, access to international funding, Europe’s crowdfunding capital. With 20+ events, workshops and (crowd)funding festivals combined in one week, there are many opportunities to meet, learn and pitch.

Make sure to check out the full program.