ECO17 Amsterdam Agenda

Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates in Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London and Paris. We promote startups, support co-investing and facilitate open innovation and corporate venturing. We focus on smart green cities, energy, mobility, buildings, IoT, AI, robotics and blockchain to foster the global energy transition and low-carbon economy. Our conferences are physical marketplaces enabling personal meetings and long-term relationships in a relaxed and productive atmosphere.

Amsterdam is a beautiful smart green city embedded in a very active Dutch startup and investor community. Our second Ecosummit Amsterdam takes place on 4 July 2017 at the fantastic Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179, 1019 HC Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ECO17 Amsterdam features 58 speakers including 49 startups. We have 1 open speaker slot for startups in the agenda, please contact us if you are interested in pitching. ECO17 Amsterdam is going to be recorded for Ecosummit TV and we look forward to hosting you.

Past Ecosummit agendas: ECO17 Berlin, ECO16 London, ECO16 Amsterdam, ECO16 Berlin, ECO15 London, ECO15 Berlin, ECO14 London, ECO14 Berlin, ECO13 London, ECO13 Berlin, ECO12 Düsseldorf, ECO12 Berlin and ECO11 Berlin.

  • 08:30 – 09:30

    Registration and networking coffee

  • 09:30 – 09:40

    Conferences, coworking, fundraising advisory and accelerator for smart green startups

    Jan Michael Hess (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Ecosummit

  • 09:40 – 09:50

    Our energy future

    Arash Aazami (Service Provider)

    Founder, Kamangir

  • 09:50 – 10:00

    Sustainable energy innovation and corporate venturing

    Yme Bosma (Corporate VC)

    Head of Corporate Venturing, Eneco Smart Energy

  • 10:00 – 10:05

    Managing flexibility in energy portfolios

    Wouter Robers (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    President of Opportunities, Peeeks

  • 10:05 – 10:10

    Using data centres as heating systems for buildings

    Boaz Leupe (Startup)

    CEO, Nerdalize

  • 10:10 – 10:20

    European smart energy venture capital

    Rene Savelsberg (VC) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, SET Ventures

  • 10:20 – 10:25

    It’s the data quality, stupid

    Ruud de Wolf (Startup)

    Sales Director, Energyworx

  • 10:25 – 10:30

    Industrial IoT platform

    Adam Komarnicki (Startup)

    COO, Elmodis

  • 10:30 – 10:35

    IoT platform for smart cities and buildings

    Han Bak (Startup)

    CEO, Chess Wise

  • 10:35 – 10:40

    Next generation of smart energy services

    Philip Gladek (Startup)

    CEO, Spectral Energy

  • 10:40 – 10:50

    Building a green charging infrastructure

    Kristof Vereenooghe (Startup)

    CEO, EV-Box

  • 10:50 – 11:00

    Urban tech republic Berlin TXL

    Pia Laube (Service Provider)

    Chief Community Officer, Berlin TXL

  • 11:00 – 11:45

    Networking coffee

  • 11:45 – 11:55

    The art of collaborative corporate venturing

    Dr. Peter van Gelderen (VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Partner, Icos Capital

  • 11:55 – 12:00

    A new electric car optimised for sharing

    Merien ten Houten (Startup)

    Co-Founder, Amber Mobility

  • 12:00 – 12:05

    Lightweight electric scooter

    Marijn Flipse (Startup)

    COO, Bolt Mobility

  • 12:05 – 12:10

    Europe’s largest charging network

    Sander Ouwerkerk (Startup)

    Director Business Development, NewMotion

  • 12:10 – 12:15

    Home ventilation with heat recovery

    Edward Hissink (Startup)

    Marketing Director, Fresh-r

  • 12:15 – 12:20

    Startup pitch

    Speaker to be announced

  • 12:20 – 12:25

    Investing in impact startups

    Wouter van Westenbrugge (Impact VC)

    Investment Manager, DOEN Participaties

  • 12:25 – 12:30

    Bringing the circular economy to tires

    Martijn Lopes Cardozo (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Black Bear

  • 12:30 – 12:35

    Modular smart green buildings

    Jurrian Knijtijzer (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Finch Buildings

  • 12:35 – 12:40

    Search engine for 3D printing models

    Bas van Berkestijn (Startup)

    CEO, Borges

  • 12:40 – 12:45

    Crowdfunding solar projects

    Sven Pluut (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, We Share Solar

  • 12:45 – 12:50

    Smart subscriptions to home appliances

    Marcel Peters (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Bundles

  • 12:50 – 12:55

    Energy efficiency marketplace for homeowners

    Paul Geurts van Kessel (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Bleeve

  • 12:55 – 13:00

    Advanced energy management and demand response

    Melchior Langeveld (Startup)

    Business Developer, Senfal

  • 13:00 – 13:05

    Solar windows

    Willem Kesteloo (Startup)

    CFO, Physee

  • 13:05 – 13:10

    Transparent PV that regulates indoor climate

    Stan de Ridder (Startup)

    CEO, Wellsun

  • 13:10 – 13:15

    Online marketplace for waste materials

    Maayke Aimée Damen (Startup)

    Co-Founder, Excess Materials Exchange

  • 13:15 – 14:45

    Networking lunch

  • 14:45 – 14:55

    Fostering energy innovation

    Geert van de Wouw (Corporate VC) – Ecosummit TV

    Managing Director, Shell Technology Ventures

  • 14:55 – 15:00

    Same day delivery

    Julian Kellermann (Startup)

    Senior Sales Manager, Tiramizoo

  • 15:00 – 15:05

    Creating value for Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers

    Jason Rees (Startup)

    CEO, FarePilot

  • 15:05 – 15:10

    Car sharing technology

    Toy Hertogh (Startup)

    CEO, WeGo

  • 15:10 – 15:15

    CSP and CHP – solar electricity and heat

    Dr. Carsten Corino (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Sunoyster Systems

  • 15:15 – 15:20

    Converting waste heat into usable energy

    Maarten den Heijer (Startup)

    CEO, RGS Development

  • 15:20 – 15:25

    Energy storage innovation made in Oxford

    Christoph Birkl (Startup)

    CEO, Brill Power

  • 15:25 – 15:30

    CO2 as building block

    Sasa Marinic (Startup)

    CEO, Antecy

  • 15:30 – 15:35

    Energy and water efficient shower

    Wouter Chömpff (Startup)

    Director of Marketing, Hamwells

  • 15:35 – 15:40

    Wifi powered sensors

    Simon van der Jagt (Startup)

    CEO, Nowi Energy

  • 15:40 – 15:45

    Urban farming in Amsterdam

    John Apesos (Startup)

    CEO, GrowX

  • 15:45 – 15:50

    Solar renting without worries

    Roderick van Wisselingh (Startup)

    CFO, Solease

  • 15:50 – 15:55

    Green energy for festivals

    Cor Kroon (Startup)

    Co-Founder, Watt-Now

  • 15:55 – 16:00

    Smart green cooling

    Maarten ten Houten (Startup)

    CEO, Coolfinity

  • 16:00 – 16:05

    Wind knowledge is wind power

    Jan Nikolaisen (Startup)

    Co-CEO, Romo Wind

  • 16:05 – 16:15

    Open innovation and solar energy – lessons from the trenches

    Nathan Arbitman (Corporate)

    Strategy & Innovation Director, DSM Advanced Solar

  • 16:15 – 17:00

    Networking coffee

  • 17:00 – 17:05

    Smart outdoor lighting

    Jan van de Ven (Startup)

    CEO, Luminext

  • 17:05 – 17:10

    Renewable energy and financing for smart green homes

    Niels Bartels (Startup)

    CEO, Suniverse

  • 17:10 – 17:15

    Biobased building blocks for the chemical industry

    Niels van Stralen (Startup)

    CEO, ChainCraft

  • 17:15 – 17:20

    Balancing the grid through demand-side management

    Simon Bushell (Startup) – Ecosummit TV

    CEO, Sympower

  • 17:20 – 17:30

    Investing in digital energy – smarter and faster

    Dr. Freerk Bisschop (Accelerator) – Ecosummit TV

    Program Director Smart Energy, Rockstart

  • 17:30 – 18:00

    Rockstart smart energy startup showcase

    Moderator: Dr. Freerk Bisschop, Program Director Smart Energy, Rockstart (Accelerator)

    9 x 3-min startup pitches:
    Maarten de Vlugt, Co-Founder, Fritts
    Jelmer van Rooij, CEO, Solar Captus
    Saheed Okuboyejo, CEO, SolarCreed
    Mwamed Sizoomu, Co-Founder, SolarPipo
    Richard van Ravenstein, CEO, Efficiator
    Ted Braakman, Co-Founder, Hero Balancer
    Paolo Samontanez, CTO, OneWatt
    Balaji Renukumar, CEO, Sensfix
    Dr. Raimo Vuopionpera, CEO, Bamomas

  • 18:00 – 18:30

    Panel – The Dutch smart green startup scene

    Moderator: Jan Michael Hess (Ecosummit)

    Yme Bosma (Eneco Smart Energy, Corporate VC), Rene Savelsberg (SET Ventures, VC), Dr. Freerk Bisschop (Rockstart, Accelerator) and Martijn Lopes Cardozo (Black Bear, Startup)

  • 18:30 – 23:00

    Ecosummit Amsterdam BBQ party

    Let’s take a group photo on stage with all Ecosummit participants and enjoy a nice BBQ party with good food, drinks, DJ and more networking – thank you all for joining us

ECO16 Amsterdam Participants

ECO16 Amsterdam Rockstart

ECO16 Amsterdam Oscar Kneppers Jan MIchael Hess

ECO16 Amsterdam Castrell