2100+ changemakers joined Upstream 2022
Driven by you. The Changemakers.
3 Days. 45 Events. 2100+ visitors.
From 31 May until 2 June 2022 the Rotterdam Metropolitan Region transformed again into a place where startups, scale-ups, investors, bold corporates, policymakers, and students come together to make a positive impact on the world. Upstream provided access to capital, new markets, and talent for entrepreneurs who want to scale their businesses.
This is where you meet, learn and connect.
Through a plethora of events, carefully curated and focusing on individual topics with a common goal: providing the founders of our regions’ fastest growing and most innovative startups and scale-ups with better access to talent, markets and capital.
“When I walk out with a smile, which I do now, it is because I also get inspired again from other people’s stories.” – Duncan Stutterheim, co-founder ID&T
The main program facilitated 127 investor meetings, 289 corporate buyer meetings and over 500 scale-up career connections. Founders, investors, corporate buyers, and talent highly rated the opportunity to meet and connect to scale future-proof businesses.