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Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt and Apple’s Tim Cook take the stage at Startup Fest Europe

A unique occurrence this week: Eric Schmidt and Tim Cook, CEOs of the world’s most valuable brands (Alphabet and Apple) will both attend Startup Fest Europe’s opening in Amsterdam.

Promising startups

Apart from the lineup of keynote speakers that includes Tim Cook (Apple), Eric Schmidt (Alphabet, Google’s parent company), Travis Kalanick (Uber) and Nathan Blecharczyk (Airbnb), the opening day on May 24th at the Beurs van Berlage will host Europe’s most promising startups and the world’s greatest Venture Capitalists.

Global startup community

During an eventful week, the Netherlands will transform into the center of the global startup community. Thousands of aspiring entrepreneurs, developers, hackers, investors and corporate innovators will get together to create tomorrow’s economy. Startup Fest Europe takes place from 24 – 28 May and aims to bring the world together and help startups grow faster. More than 30 events will take place in 14 cities across 5 days.

Compliments of the Netherlands EU Presidency 2016