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Week of Regional Entrepreneurship – PPM Oost opens trading

Regional Venture Capital Company PPM Oost kicks off the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship with the sounding of the gong by PPM Oost director Marius Prins. He opens trading together with his colleagues and members of the executive boards of the innovative companies in which PPM Oost invests,such as SlimOpgewekt, Micreos, Lagerwey, Lead Pharma,  Solmates, 2-B Energy, Huismerk Energie and Bussman Medical & Research.

From 24 August to 28 August, the gong ceremony at Beursplein 5 focuses on the activity and entrepreneurship in the various regions in the Netherlands. During the Week of Regional Entrepreneurship Euronext has invited the Dutch Regional Economic Development Agencies to put their work in the spotlight. Hans Leufkens, Head of Client Coverage EnterNext: ''The Regional  Economic Development Agencies are extremely important for the growth of the Dutch economy and the acceleration of innovation.''

PPM Oost invests in promising companies that contribute to economic growth and employment in East Netherlands, using funds made available by the central government and the provinces Gelderland and Overijssel. PPM Oost administers a fund of over € 290 million that it has invested in over 200 companies. PPM Oost is a regional venture capital company that is part of the East Netherlands Development Agency (Oost NV).

The exchange and entrepreneurship have gone hand in hand for over 400 years. Euronext plays an important role in financing the real economy. With its subsidiary EnterNext it supports entrepreneurs in their growth - along with industry partners - to develop funding initiatives in the form of loans and bonds to increase visibility of listed, medium-sized enterprises.

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