ACW 2018
Where founders
Meet investors

3000 startups & scale-ups | 500+ investors | 1 meaningful week

Main Partners of Amsterdam Capital Week

About us
Aftermovie 2017

Connecting Europe’s startup, scale-up & investment ecosystem. Take a look at last year’s aftermovie.

Photo Impressions

A picture is worth a thousand words. Take a look at the photos from previous years and feel the vibe of the week!

In good company

We collaborate with great partners. Want to know who you can expect to meet?


unleash your network.

This year, we’re focusing on giving back and pushing the ecosystem to the next level.

How can you pay it forward? What do you need to grow?  

We’re in this together.


25+ events for all funding stages. Take a look at the main events & claim your tickets now! 

CAPITAL TOUR XCLUSIVE Explore the world of startup funding by bike. In one day, startups learn how to get funded and connect with top investors.

START-UP AWARD High-potential female entrepreneurs take the stage. Showcasing their idea, receiving feedback, and generating awareness for their startup.

STARTUP FUNDING EVENT Inspiring startups pitch to win €42,000 worth of marketing materials.

UNPACK IMPACT Bringing together impact-driven enterprises, investors and firms to stimulate conscious capital and collaborate to solve local and global challenges.

ANGEL ISLAND A community-driven festival built to level the playing field for startups and investors. A curated group of purpose-driven startup founders, investors and community leaders; all on an island outside Amsterdam.

LEAPFUNDER ROUNDTABLE Bringing together investors, startups and thought leaders from across the Netherlands for roundtable sessions.

VEECEE.AMSTERDAM International investors get together to further ignite their passion, share experiences and strengthen their network. Join to become an active member of the Amsterdam startup ecosystem.

ACE DEMO DAY ACE helps students, researchers and alumni in innovative tech, turning ideas into successful companies. ACE Demo Day will showcase their current batch of startups.

CORPORATE NETWORK EVENT #5  Corporate innovation managers, together with their CVC fund managers, discuss & explore news ways of working. Followed by a networking session to connect and team up.

KICK-START YOUR BUSINESS IN GERMANY You think that scaling your business to Germany will take you to the next level? One thing is for sure, the opportunities are vast but entering new markets is a challenge.

IMPACT TOUR Startups with innovative ideas, motivated to make an impact in the world, pitch their ideas in (sustainable) cars while riding across Amsterdam and Haarlem – while learning more about making an impact.

THE PITCH-OFF  5 startups from each accelerator will present in front of the big audience of selected investors, mentors, partners and other guests from both Rockstart and Startupbootcamp networks.

ARCHES CAPITAL CYCLING TOUR Meet angels and mentors while getting some exercise and drinks. Don’t worry, the pace will be low enough for all to enjoy!

SMART GREEN CAPITAL COURSE Know your types of investors and funding options, to fuel your future impact! 

PRO ANGELS A high impact crash course to help you set up your strategies, and to invest better. More results with less time.

AVS NETWORK BOAT TOUR Investors meet university start-ups from the Amsterdam Venture Studios network, while cruising the canals of Amsterdam.

TNW X DEALS OVER DINNER Enabling valuable connections & potential partnerships between corporates and promising startups/scale-ups during a celebratory evening.

THENEXTWOMEN INVESTOR MEET-UP Female investors go behind the scenes of an active angel-fund. With a masterclass on “The importance of investing in diverse teams” and networking drinks.

GET FUNDED // FOOD & RETAIL EDITION Are you in the food or retail sector &  looking for investment? Get an overview of the food tech investment landscape.

GET READY FOR ACW Experts, mentors & coaches sit down to guide female founders in fundraising. Preparing for Amsterdam Capital Week!

MIGRANT ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE Through interactive workshops, the forum will offer practitioners in the Migrant Entrepreneurship field practices for stages of the entrepreneurial journey.

AMSTERDAM VENTURE DAY The city of Amsterdam will showcase a selection of topnotch startups and scale-ups looking for funding.

UNVEILING ‘FIX THE WORLD & MAKE MONEY’ Unveiling the documentary series that follows 24 impact entrepreneurs in 24 cities filmed over the course of 24 hours.

STARTUP BREAKFAST MEETUP: AMSTELVEEN Startups from & around Amstelveen take the stage. Showcasing their idea, receiving feedback & generating awareness.

YOUNG CREATORS CONNECT #2 You have 2 rounds of ‘knowledge tables’. Ask any questions you have as a Young Creator or discuss one of the table topics!

APEC LAUNCHES THE BRIDGE The Bridge will focus on bridging APEC’s members knowledge and expertise to 3 promising startups selected by Amsterdam Capital Week. APEC will create a team of 2 to 3 professionals around them for 6 months of support.


Where do you need to go? Keep track of the calendar as it fills up!

Capital Tour XXL

Early Stage & Ideation

Angel Island

Pre-seed and seed capital

Unpack Impact

Impact ventures, angel investors and social businesses


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