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This year it's all about AMBITION at TheNextWomen Summit - The Ambition Edition.
TheNextWomen & Elsevier are gathering every ambitious (female) starter, entrepreneur, investor and professional who aims to be successful. At this year's Ambition Edition on June 12, we're hosting amazing keynotes, great practical workshops and inspiring 1-on-1 meeting sessions. Our location is the creative hub B.Amsterdam in the former IBM Building at Johan Huizingalaan 763A.

Come meet, connect, learn, and help your career and business get to the next level of success!

Love to see you there!

Ambition Talks

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Opening by chairwoman

To be announced

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Eva Jinek

Ambition in the spotlight
How is it that when you turn on your tv and watch a news or opinion show you rarely see female entrepreneurs and professionals at the table? What are the tips and tricks to get your ambition and business on everyone’s screen? By interviewing two great entrepreneurs ms. Jinek will give you the answer.

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11:15 - Growing Ambition

A lot can change in a company in 15 years. Just ask Mieke and Madeleen. These two ambitious women have been part of the Bugaboo empire since the early beginning. They share their knowledge of aligning your ambition with the ambition of your company and turning your business into a global success.
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Mieke Veldhuis – COO Bugaboo

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Madeleen Klaasen – CMO Bugaboo

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David Allen – Author Getting Things Done

Focus Ambition
Being ambitious and being successful are two different things. Learning how to focus your ambition is the key to success and David has mastered this technique. Telling all about the tips & tricks from his bestseller Getting Things Done.
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Lunch Time

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Prince Constantijn van Oranje

Scaling up Ambition
As Special Envoy of StartupDelta Prince Constantijn is on a mission to strengthen, connect and grow the thriving startup ecosystem of the Netherlands. Together with Symen Jansen – CEO Travelbird and Ilse Kamps – CEO Catawiki, Prince Constantijn will explore the right scale up strategy for international success!
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Ilse Kamps - CEO Catawiki

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Symen Jansma - CEO Travelbird

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Dr. Nupur Kohli

Great Ambition, Great responsibility
With great ambition, comes great responsibility and maybe even a little stress. There is a balance between stress and ambition that provides you with the drive to go that extra mile. The consequences may be disastrous, when it gets out of balance.

14:20 - Panel Innovation & Renewal

As a business it is important to constantly revamp your ambition. Innovation and renewal are two strategies to incorporate. But how do you compete with a startup when you are the size of a 2000 store giant? And how much change can you practice without losing your core identity?
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15:20 - Panel Disruptive Economy

The disruptive economy of startups is tangible and large concerns are feeling the pressure. What’s the best way for corporates and startups to work together?
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Pitch Competition Final

Ambition on the rise
The final of our international Pitch Competition with the 5 finalists pitching for eternal glory and great prizes.
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Winner Pitch Final

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TheNextWomen
100 & TheNextWomen to Watch

Established Ambition
Announcement of the 100 most successful female entrepreneurs in the Netherlands and the 25 entrepreneurs we need to watch for the future.
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Networking & Drinks

Connect Ambition
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100x100 Dinner

Learning Lab

Workshops that focus on entrepreneurs and their ambition to grow their company to the next level

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The Growth Formula
Dutch serial entrepreneur, coach and investor deciphers the growth formula for starting entrepreneurs, together with Heleen Dura-van Oord, Zakenvrouw van ’t jaar 2013/Co-founder of DQ&A Media Group & partner at Peak Capital and Colinda Hoegee, managing director Holland&Barrett (previous De Tuinen), after which you will get to discuss your growth plans with these experts in table sessions.
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Heleen Dura-van Oord - Co-founder of DQ&A Media Group

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Colinda Hoegee - managing director Holland & Barrett

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Lunch Time

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Natascha Klootsma - Flavourites.nl

10 Years of Ambition
Natascha Klootsma started Flavourits.nl 10 years ago with her partner Marije Mulder and is now looking back on the highs and lows of creating a successful e-commerce platform.
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Cathelijne Lania - A Beautiful Story

10 years of Ambition to come
Cathelijne Lania has been building her company A Beautiful Story over the last 10 years and she is ready to conquer the world with her Made-in-Nepal jewelry. A grande social impact story, with even bigger dreams.
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The Facebook Fast Track

Move that Ambition
While many of the world’s largest brands are starting to shift spend from TV, print, and display to social, they may be inefficiently wasting that money if they do so without help. Facebook has taken its educational efforts and turned it into the Facebook Fast Track. Three lucky TheNextWomen members, who participated in the pilot program, share their experience with online world domination.
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Rabobank

Fund your Ambition
Banks are one way to get funding for you company, but in the current economic climate there are loads of ways to complement your bank-loan. Experts from Rabobank give a workshop on the different types of funding that can help your business succeed.

Business Class

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Dr. Laura van 't Veer - Professor UCSF

Excellent knowledge, excellent ambition
How do you turn academic research and knowledge into a successful business while combining teaching, publishing, and doing the actual research? Dr. Van ’t Veer is professor at the University of California in San Francisco and she combines her academic work with her company Agendia. Where she develops The MammaPrint and made it the fastest growing breast cancer recurrence assay with which she has helped over 48,000 patients from almost 50 countries.

11:15 - Ambition for the future

Everyday, these two women drive change to the workforce and the digital workspaces of the future. Find out how a construction company is similar to one of the tech giants of this age.
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Alma Krug - Heijmans

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Lieke Hamers – Microsoft

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Lunch Time

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Dr. Els van der Helm - Shleep

Maximize your Ambition
Ambition is a necessary part of becoming successful, but so is sleep. When you miss 8 hours of sleep in a week you’re actually in a state similiar to being drunk. Sleep management is important for our performance. The training program developed by dr. Van der Helm is already used by world leaders such as McKinsey and Facebook and she is here to tell you, you are next!
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Dr. Lex Peters - Female Cancer Foundation (TEDX)

Spread the Ambition
TEDX has taken over the world based on the principal of "ideas worth spreading." Lex Peters is known as one of the most inspirational TEDX speakers and he will share his tips & tricks on how to give a TEDX pitch that will never be forgotten.
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Jennifer Janson - MyBusinessBookclub

Feed your Ambition
As ambitious entrepreneurs and professionals we’re always looking for new ideas to enhance our knowledge. That’s why Jennifer Janson started MyBusinessBookclub. To provide us with the literature that will feed our ambition. The top 5 to read in 2017? Jennifer will tell you.

Class of the Future

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Fund your Ambition

Rabobank
Banks are one way to get funding for you company, but in the current economic climate there are loads of ways to complement your bank-loan. Experts from Rabobank give a workshop on the different types of funding that can help your business succeed.
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Ambition & funding

Capital on Stage
Tired of pitching in front of investors? Let the investors, business angels, bankers and crowd-funding managers tell you why they should be the one funding your company.
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Lunch Time

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How to land a non-executive job

Hemingway - TheNextWomen100 exclusive
As an entrepreneur you haven’t climbed the well-known corporate ladder, so it might be hard for you to get that non-executive position on the board. In most cases you are not even considered. Hemingway is here to help.
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15:20 - The Successful Exit

Now more than ever, female entrepreneurs successfully sell their companies. Let TheNextWomen100 members show you the strategy behind a successful exit!

Coding Class

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Coding Class by Codaisseur

Ambition to Code
Coding is getting more and more important in today’s economy. Every company has a tech component and of course you can hire an IT gal or a software engineer. But they are scarce and expensive. And why hire someone when you can do it yourself? Join the coding class of Codaisseur and leave as a junior developer.
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Blockchain, too Ambitious?

Katalysis
Blockchain, we’ve all heard about it, but does anyone really understand it. The bright minds behind Katalysis use blockchain on the problem of copyright on digital second hand literature and will use their own struggles and opportunities to show what you can do with blockchain.

Office Hours

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Expert Tables

Ambition Answered
In table sessions with a maximum of 8 participants experts dive into marketing – tech – funding – strategy – recruitment.
Registration opens May 12.
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Expert Tables

Ambition Answered
In table sessions with a maximum of 8 participants experts dive into marketing – tech – funding – strategy – recruitment.
Registration opens May 12.
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1 on 1’s

Fulfill your Ambition
The usually unreachable are yours for 10 minutes. Talk business with CEO’s, speakers, and other experts on marketing – tech – funding – strategy – recruitment. Registration opens May 12.
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1 on 1’s

Fulfill your Ambition
The usually unreachable are yours for 10 minutes. Talk business with CEO’s, speakers, and other experts on marketing – tech – funding – strategy – recruitment. Registration opens May 12.