322 million venture capital gathered at tech meeting
On 20 December, Sirris expert Omar Mohout brought together more than 60 companies of the "€ 1M Club", a select group of Belgian technology companies that raised at least € 1M in venture capital recently, for a breakfast meeting in Ghent in the context of the Scaleup.Vlaanderen project. This group stands for 322 million venture capital, probably making it the only closed tech event in Belgium that gathered so much value.
67 founders and CEOs from 62 high growth technology companies participated in the session in Ghent, sometimes referred to as "the scaleup city of Belgium" in Venture Beat. De set-up of the event was a casual get together, without a specific agenda or speaker, just entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, with the aim to get to know each other and exchange peer-to-peer experience. came together.
This unique event was organised by Sirris and agoria and supported by Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen, as a part of the Scaleup Vlaanderen initiative that has the aim to turn startups into scaleups.