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Week of the Entrepreneur


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Gaby Arts of Powerling sounds the gong in the company of Norbert van den Hove, deputy Director Entrepreneurship at the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Hans de Graaf, Directeur MKB, ING Netherlands, Michaël van Straalen, Chairman MKB Netherlands and Maurice van Tilburg, CEO Euronext Amsterdam at the Week of the Entrepreneur.

The Week of the Entrepreneur has been the entrepreneurial event in the Netherlands for the past 18 years. On this occasion, the gong is moved to the Beatrix Theater in Utrecht and trading is opened by an attending entrepreneur. The program of 14-16 April consists of plenary sessions, lunch meetings and inspiration sessions for entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. Euronext is present during the entire week of the Entrepreneur: the stock market and entrepreneurship are inextricably linked.

On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Maurice Tilburg, CEO of Euronext Amsterdam speaks during the morning sessions to explain the potential of the stock market with Enternext to small and medium‐size enterprises (SMEs) as a good alternative to bank loans. EnterNext is the subsidiary of the Euronext Group designed to develop and promote its stock markets specifically for SMEs.

This year at the Week of the Entrepreneur, ministers Ploumen, Kamp, and Bussemaker will make an appearance.

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Photo: Congres in Beeld\Hennie Keeris