The Benelux Capital Day is a new initiative of Euronext, organised on Monday October 12, 2015 at Kinepolis Antwerpen.

This event aims to gather all key stakeholders such as companies, investors, banks, associations, law firms, accountants, advisors, etc. around an ’access to finance’ conference on a Benelux scale, with a strong focus on ’Tech’ companies in the morning, and a wider focus on ‘Growth’ companies in the afternoon program.


Please find below an impression of the day, and visit the program page for a more detailed agenda.

Morning (9.00-12.15) on Tech in Benelux:

  • Opening Bell ceremony, welcome by Eric Forest, CEO, EnterNext
  • Speakers: Alexander De CrooBelgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Agenda and Telecom; Omar Mohout, Growth Engineer, Sirris
  • Two panel discussions on:
    1. the future of our technology industry in the Benelux’;
    2. ’which investors and financial instruments match best with technology driven companies’.
  • Networking lunch

Afternoon (13.30-18.30) on Growth in Benelux:

Moderated interview: “The Benelux as a more competitive environment for innovating and growing businesses? Where do we stand, where do we want to go and how do we get there?”
Introduction: Philippe De Backer, president of the EU IPO Task Force, “EU challenges & Impact of EU regulation on company financing in the Benelux”
Institutional debate: “What scale and competitive position the Benelux has in Europe, with regards to access to finance?”
Panel session: “Challenges of Entrepreneurs in times of growth”
Special address: Maurice van Tilburg, CEO Euronext Amsterdam and Vincent Van Dessel, CEO Euronext Belgium
Cocktail reception
The Panel members in the above sessions will be: Tech CEOs,Tech investors (Institutional, Private Equity, Family Offices, etc), Associations, Banks and with academic input of a.o. Tech & Innovation clusters in Belgium & Netherlands.
The Panel members in the afternoon are: Benelux Entrepreneurs, Banks, Investors, Lawyers, Auditors, Enterprise Associations, Euronext, etc.


For more information about the event and the registrations, please contact:

Claudia Nanni
+32 489 905180
Marcel Schulze
+31 624 869 475

Sabine Princen

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