Tuesday, 19 June

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands

How to ensure that a Startup becomes a Scale-up

Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau currently leads StartupDelta, the accelerator for the startup ecosystem in The Netherlands, where he recently co-founded StartupFest Europe, the biggest-ever startup event in The Netherlands. In addition, he serves as director for Macro Advisory Partners and Deloitte Edge Fellow, advising multinational companies and the European Commission on their digital innovation strategies. His career has included past positions at IFC, Booz Allen & Hamilton, RAND Corporation and the European Commission, where he was chief of staff for vice president Neelie Kroes. Prince Constantijn is a regular speaker at national and international tech conferences.

Watch Prince Constantijn talk about StartupDelta and the startup landscape:

Wednesday, 20 June

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

CEO Panel Keynote: How to Drive Value in Your Portfolio Company

Don’t miss this dynamic keynote presentation Wednesday morning at 9:30 a.m. The panel will explore the CEO-PE firm relationship, as well as how they’ve driven value creation and optimized operations at their portfolio company. These top CEOs will also share how to scale-up and grow, including buy-and-build strategies and expanding internationally, and how putting the right management team together can make all the difference.


  • Luuc Elzinga | CEO, Tiqets
  • Alexandra van Hellenberg Hubar | CEO, Livewords
  • Moderated by Pam Hendrickson | COO & Vice Chairman, Strategic Initiatives, The Riverside Company


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Presentation


  • Christine Panier | Head of the Lower Middle Market– Western Europe, Equity Investments, European Investment Fund
  • Moderated by Stewart Licudi | Managing Director, Head of European Financial Sponsors Coverage, William Blair & Company

Christine Panier has been part of the lower midmarket investment team at the European Investment Fund since 2006. Throughout her career, she has remained active in private equity and mezzanine. Previous appointments include Banexi, Banexi Ventures, Euromezzanine and AXA Private Equity. Panier holds an MBA from Hautes etudes Commerciales.