Are you an entrepreneur in the field of Fintech or (Cyber) Security? Are you looking for funding to boost your venture. Is your company ready for acceleration?

We  invite you to join the Access to Capital Pitch Sessions, at the Fintech Vortex event, as part of the StartupFest Europe and the Cyber Security Week at 26 September  2017. This is a unique opportunity to meet international investors that are looking for the most promising Fintech and (Cyber) Security ventures.


Access to Capital Pitch Sessions

The Access to Capital Pitch Sessions will be a part of the Fintech Vortex. A day full of inspirational activities & opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors, including matchmaking, marketplaces, key notes and a dedicated sessions focused at both Fintech and (Cyber) Security.


Pitching on Stage 

 Do you have a Security or Fintech venture? Innovative entrepreneurs with growth ambitions get the opportunity to pitch their venture and explore the opportunities for investments. We organise two tracks of pitching on stage about Fintech or (Cyber) Security. Apply now! The most promising startups, selected from the applications, will be invited to participate in a pitch training and present their innovative ideas on stage.


Conditions to Apply

You are a startup or scaleup, and:

  • Looking for funding between € 200.000,- to € 5 M
  • Your focus is on innovation in (Cyber) Security or Fintech.
  • Working within one of the following domains: (Cyber) Security, FinTech like Personal Finance and PensionTech, & Regtech, SME Capital & Investment,  InsurTech & IOT.

Please register before 25 August  2017 and return your pitch form before September 1st. We will inform selected companies before 8 September 

There are no cost attached for the pitching competition, you are expected to join the matchmaking marketplace and participate in the Pitch Training session.


Investing in Innovation

Are you identifying the opportunities to invest in the fields of Fintech and (Cyber)Security? As an investor you will not only meet the selected ventures that will pitch on stage, but will also meet  other promising startups and scaleups that are presenting .

Within the pitch sessions you will meet a selected number of promising ventures that will pitch their plan in front of a live audience of (international) investors and an expert panel. This expert panel will give live feedback on the challenges they face.


Draft Program Pitching Track

10.30               : Welcome and opening

10.45               : Fintech Pitching for an expert panel (4 minutes pitch, 4 minutes feedback)

11:30               : Lessons learned in fundraising/exit

11.45               : Security Pitching for an expert panel (4 minutes pitch, 4 minutes feedback)

12.30               : Lunch in the marketplace


The Pitching session is facilitated by The Hague Security Delta (HSD), InnovationQuarter (IQ),  EIT Digital and Holland Fintech


The event comprises different tracks and subjects and draws a great audience interested to join StartupFest Europe and the Cybersecurity week. These event are joining forces and bring a great international audience to the Hague. Therefore there will be excellent networking opportunities.


Please register at:

 Registration to attend the Fintech Fortex:


After registration Startups will receive a submission form/instructions. 


If you have inquiries please reach out to: (Fintech)or (Security)

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InnovationQuarterThe Hague Security DeltaHolland FintechStartup Fest EuropeEIT Digital

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