New Horizons '14: Where startups and large enterprises connect

  • 25 november 2014

New Horizons is an annual event organised by KPMG. In addition to a substantive programme of inspirational speakers, the event provides a networking platform for (tech) startups and large enterprises.

This year's theme

Success stories of collaboration between startups and large enterprises: what works?

Why attend New Horizons '14?

• Leading keynote speakers about their success stories
• Energising moderator Rens de Jong (journalist/BNR)
• A marketplace where 30 innovative startups will present themselves
• Networking opportunities


09.00 Welcome & coffee
09.30 Opening and introduction
09:45 The disruption of an entire industry: Niek van Leeuwen, Uber, Head of The Netherlands
10:15 Successful collaborations; what can you learn from it? 3 combinations of collaborating startups and large organizations (including AcceptEmail & PostNL) interviewed by Rens de Jong.
10:50 Marketplace – round 1 breakout sessions:
  1. Internet of Things & Healthcare
  2. FinTech
  3. Big Data & Analytics
11.15 Richard Wagenmakers, partner KPMG: Megatrends are re-shaping the business environment for all industries, causing major disruption in some cases for existing businesses. For ‘old’ and ‘new’ entrepreneurs to thrive and strengthen our economy they need to connect, collaborate and combine powers and ideas. Together!
11:40 Marketplace – round 2 breakout sessions
12:10 Round-up
12.20 Closing key note
13.00 Networking lunch (optional)
14.00 End of programme

Who should attend?

  • Owners and founders of startups, especially in the field of technologies such as FinTech, Internet of Things, (e)Health and data analytics.
  • Corporates and (large) organizations, especially people such as:
  • Heads of Innovation
  • Heads of business development or strategic alliances
  • Chief Innovation Officers
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • and everyone who’s involved with innovation, strategy or policy
  • Venture capitalists and investors


KPMG Head Office
Laan van Langerhuize 1
1186 DS Amstelveen

Registration & more information

To register for the event, go to the KMPG website.