Who will be the best startup? Who has the best business plan? Who will win 10.000 euro and the prestigious very first title of The Golden Lightbulb 2019? Come and see the nine most promising startups battle it out for the prizes in The Golden Lightbulb 2019 Grand Finale!

The Grand Finale will take place on Wednesday April 3 during Get Started! The event for aspiring entrepreneurs, organized in collaboration with the Eindhoven Student Entrepreneur Community: KICKOFF EHV. For this special occasion they have invited Zuzanna Skalska (Trendwatcher, 360Inspiration) and Camilla van den Boom (Strategy Director, Sturrm) to give inspiring keynote speeches on the upcoming trends and leadership in entrepreneurship.

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This afternoon The Golden Lightbulb’s nine finalists will present their innovative ideas and business cases to the audience and an expert jury in a short but convincing pitch. Based on this presentation and their business plan the top three will proceed to the second round. In this round they will have short speed dates with the members of the jury, follow by a second round of presentations for the audience in which they will elaborate on their vision. The expert jury consists of:

Piet van der Wielen (Program manager en business advisor, Brainport Development)
Jos Rooijkakkers (CEO, Rabobank Eindhoven-Veldhoven)
Wim Louwers (Entrepreneur and director Exten BV)
Anne-Marie Koenraad – Van Hees (Entrepreneur & trainer 2Advance)

The Grand Finale is the conclusion of the third challenge of the Golden Lightbulb 2019. Around 30 participants send in an extensive business plan based on their innovative idea, a so-called 10-pager. A jury of business developers from Bright Move BV, TU/e Innovation Lab, Brainport Development and BOM Brabant Ventures selected the nine most promising concepts. They will battle for the prizes in the 2019 Grand Finale.

The Golden Lightbulb Grand Finale takes place as part of Get started! Wednesday April 3, 2019, 3:30 pm till 7 pm at Blauwe Zaal Auditorium Eindhoven University of technology.

Program Get Started!

15:30   Opening

15:40   Get Started: Zuzanna Skalska

16:10   The Golden Lightbulb semi-finale

17:00   Break

17:20   Get Started: Camilla van den Boom

18:00   The Golden Lightbulb Finale

18:45   Drinks & bites

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