Blockchain Startup Bootcamp Program in New York City September 23-26 2018


Dutch startups and scale-ups in the Blockchain sector with a focus on humanitarianism and/or social good.


Blockchain AVVN – NYC 2018 is a co-production between Halve Maen, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). The bootcamp program is focused on Blockchain startups/scale-ups (developers of applications and software) that are interested in expanding to the US and are interested in the possibilities of working together with UN organizations. Preference is given to startups/scale-ups with a focus on Blockchain for good/social impact.

Goal of the Program

⦁ Market exploration, business development and facilitating B2B opportunities through site visits, access to the conference and workshops

⦁ Establish a network between the Dutch and American blockchain ecosystem

⦁ Highlighting Dutch expertise in blockchain with a focus on startups/scale-ups interested in doing business in the US

⦁ Blockchain network events: Dutch blockchain startups/scale-ups will be showcased with a chance for the participants of the program to build up a network within the global Blockchain ecosysteem in the VS, NYC as well as within the UN

⦁ On the 23rd of September the Social Good Summit 2018 will take place in NYC

The Program Includes

⦁ Site visits to relevant organizations and companies, including: IXO, Consensys, NYC Economic Development Cooperation and Blockchain for Social Impact UNGA

⦁ Workshops on soft-landing in the US

⦁ Mentor meetup: meeting succesful (Dutch) entrepreneurs in NYC

⦁ Networking events, including the book launch of 'Legal Aspects of Blockchain'

Program Details

Date: September 23rd - September 26th 2018 7th in New York City  

Costs: €250 (excl. BTW) per person for participating startup/scale-up. Participation fee for other organizations is €750 (excl. BTW).

Who: Only C-level company representatives with a maximum of 2 attendees per organization. 

Please note that other costs such as accommodation, flights, transport and food expenditures are not included.

Selection Process

The Blockchain Startup Program has limited availability. If you are interested in participating please contact Julia Knoeff before July 2nd 2018.

Please contact Julia Knoeff, Senior Economic Officer at the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York, ASAP at 

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