On Wednesday, November 16th, HOPE (Holland Program on Entrepreneurship) organizes Meet the Dragons for the third time in a row. This event is powered by Rabobank. Meet the Dragons is one of the few featured events of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011. This year HOPE will bring Meet the Dragons to a European level, inviting seven other European countries to take part in the finals. This spectacular event, is organized by HOPE to help start-ups turn their dreams into reality and to stimulate entrepreneurship under both students and young professionals. Eight selected European start-ups will be given the opportunity to present their business plan to European Dragons in an effort to secure an investment up to €1,000,000.
This years edition
The European collaboration makes this edition of Meet the Dragons the most spectacular one to date. Besides the Netherlands, seven other European countries will send their best start-up to take part in the finals on November 16th. Each team will pitch their business idea not only in front of the Dragons but also in front of an audience of selected investors, captains of industry, business leaders, government officials, top entrepreneurs and students. Therefore Meet the Dragons 2011 has all the ingredients in place to make this one of the most inspiring events of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2011!