Venture Café

Venture Café Rotterdam is a non-profit, sister-organization of CIC and is part of a global network. The Venture Café movement started as an experiment in 2010 in Boston and came to Rotterdam in the end of 2015 as the first European expansion.

A group of people gathering around a round table
Photo © Iris van den Broek

Innovation community that accelerates innovation

The goal is to build an innovation community and to accelerate innovation within the regional ecosystem. The foundation does that by offering programming and connections that build relationships between students, startups, entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and other organisations. The mission is to broaden, connect and support the innovation community through offering a freely accessible network with programming to help anyone with an idea to succeed.