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Singapore, 17-19 May 2017

Get in the Ring Global Conference 2017

The Global Conference is the signature event of the Get in the Ring Foundation. Every year the foundation organizes a conference where the global community gets together for training, networking, social activities and to award the best startups that participated in the Global Startup Competition and Challenges.


150+

STARTUPS

100+

COUNTRIES

3

EXCITING DAYS

What to expect

  • Inspiring Business Leaders

    that tackle global challenges

  • Meet Startups

    From all over the world

  • Make Connections

    With innovators and investors

  • Have Fun

    With energizing people

Program

Speaker: Jochem Cuppen (Global Director Get in the Ring)

The Get in the Ring team is happy to welcome you to the Global Conference. 150+ startups, investors, corporates and business leaders are coming together to connect and create valuable opportunities during the Global Conference. Meet our Winners from last years Global Final and listen to interesting speakers.

2 hours

Projector

How to get access?

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: Patrick Nelissen (2Sherpa)

Thinking about building a global company? The world is full of opportunities that are more easy to access than ever before. Getting ready for internationalization and growth is aimed at preparing you for taking these opportunities and overcoming barriers to take the first step.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Startup Globalization subtopics

Topics
- Examine the most frequent challenges faced by start-ups as they compete at the global level
- Learn the fundamentals of international strategy
- Learn how to setup successful international operations
- Innovative methods for success in international activities for start-ups
- Understand the impact of international sales for your company




2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

ACE

How to get access?

- Startup pass

Ticket registration

Speaker: TBA

Struggling with where to start with marketing and PR? Marketing and PR for start-ups can be a challenge because of limited resources. ‘Get ready’ for marketing and PR is aimed at providing you the tools and insights you need for building an effective marketing and PR campaign for your startup.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Marketing & PR subtopics

Topics
- Creating a plan for the campaign
- Online promotion
- PR optimization
- Monitoring and analyzing the campaign

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

The Impact Hub

How to get access?

- Startup pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: Erwin Koenraads (Get in the Ring)

Need to convince investors and large customers to work with your startup? Pitching your company in a clear and concise way is essential. ‘Get ready’ for pitching and funding is aimed at improving your pitch and exploring the different funding options that fit your company needs.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on acquiring funding and delivering an effective pitch subtopics

Topics
- How to best communicate your startup
- Get a better understanding of what investors are looking for
- Preparing an effective pitch deck
- Shortlisting funding options best for your startup

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

BASH

How to get access?

- Startup pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: TBA

Looking for the best people to join your company? Great teams are the most valuable asset that start-ups can build. ‘Get ready’ for building the best team is aimed at supporting you with setting up the best approach to find, hire and build great teams.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on how to Build the Best Team subtopics

Topics
- How to you find, hire and retain talent
- Building employee training and professional development
- Leveraging internal knowledge
- Identifying the right talent - how and where
- Leadership support
- Online training modules
- How well training teams grow revenue

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

TBA

How to get acces

- Startup pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: TBA

Want to work with a large corporate or government? Large organizations can be great customers or partners for start-ups, however working with them requires a good understanding of how they work. ‘Get ready’ for working with corporates is aimed at providing tools and insights that give you a headstart when you for the first time approach them.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Working with Corporates effectively subtopics

Topics
- How to large brands work and where do start-ups fit in
- Ways in which start-ups scale with large brands and corporations
- Identifying the right corporates, creating a negotiating process and finalizing a deal
- How to build long-term partnerships
- Where do corporates find start-ups and how to get in on the action
- What is the importance of this collaboration

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

JustCo

How to get access?

- Startup pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: TBA

Is your company starting to work with start-ups to become more innovative? Start-ups can be a valuable source of new innovations and business growth for large organizations. To make this successful in your company it is essential to develop a good strategy that fits your organization. Getting ready for open innovation with start-ups is aimed at sharing best practices and hands-on tools for corporates to develop and implement this strategy.

Schedule / setup session
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Open Innovation subtopics

Topics
- Best practices
- Tools for open innovation with start-ups
- Challenges you will face in working with startups

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

JustCo

How to get acces?

- Corporate pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen (Erasmus Center for Entrepreneurship)

Want to become part of a global network supporting start-ups? Collaboration between startup organizations globally is essential for providing the best support. ‘Get ready’ for global community collaboration is aimed at developing relationships between different support organizations in startup ecosystems in order to build an effective global network that start-ups can benefit from.

Schedule/Session Setup
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Global Community Collaboration subtopics

Topics
- How to build connections between ecosystem players
- Activities to collaborate on
- Providing soft-landing to start-ups
- Exchange programs between ecosystems

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

The Co

How to get access?

- Community pass

Ticket registration

Trainer: TBA

Want to invest in start-ups around the world? Investing across borders and having a good deal-flow is a challenge for many investors. ‘Get ready’ for investing globally is aimed at building relationships between investors across borders, share deal-flow and building syndicates to invest in great start-ups.

Schedule/Session Setup
13:00 - 15:00: Workshop with startups
15:00 - 16:00: Refreshment break
16:00 - 18:00: 4 roundabout sessions on Startup Investment subtopics

Topics
- Co-investing across borders
- Dealflow and referral networks
- Building a global investor network

2 Hours workshop, 2 hours Roundabouts

BASH

How to get acces

- Investor pass

Ticket registration

After an intensive day of absorbing information, racking brains and connecting, it’s time to relax and get to know all the participants of the Global Conference in an informal way. Enjoy the battle of the bands and discovering the hot spots of Singapore together.

4 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

Start the day with a smile and a potential collaboration. Networking can be valuable every time of the day, also in a informal way!

1 hour

To be announced

All participating startups from the global competition will pitch their startup in front of a professional jury. They'll decide which startups will pitch on stage to become Global Winner.

7 hours

Amity Business School

Tech in Asia is happening in Singapore at the same time as the Get in the Ring Global Conference. We provide our global competition startups with a special Tech in Asia offer: They'll receive a one day free access pass to explore Tech in Asia.

7 hours

Tech in Asia

How to get access?

- Startup pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

Investors, corporates and community members will receive a one of a kind invitation to join the Singapore innovation viewing program. We will discover what is going on in the Singaporean business world by visiting different companies.

6 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Recording of video pitches and interviews with the finalists of the global startup competition.

4 hours

To be announced

Official announcement of the best startups that will pitch during the live-battles and compete for the title of Global Winner.

3 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

One-on-one speed date session between corporates and startups. Talk business in these 10-min pre-selected conversations which will create valuable connections.

7 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

Selected startups will battle to win a pilot contract with a corporate who is organizing a Challenge during the Global Conference.

To be announced

Various

Different experts will share their knowledge and expertise in small and interactive sessions.

7 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass

Ticket registration

1 hour

To be announced

A special dinner for participating startups and our partners.

2.5 hours

To be announced

How to get access?

- Investors pass
- Corporate pass

The Final Awardshow is the highlight of the conference! Our professional jury members have selected the finalists of the final pitch rounds on stage. Join the show and get ready for some crazy battles. Which startup wins the title of Global Winner?

2.5 hours

Millian, st. James' powerstation

How to get acces/

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass
- Awardshow ticket

Ticket registration

Get in the Ring wouldn’t be Get in the Ring without an amazing after party!! Party hardy with all participants, visitors and the Get in the Ring team.

Millian

- Startup pass
- Investor pass
- Corporate pass
- Community pass
- Awardshow ticket

Ticket registration

Venues

See here where everything will take place during the Global Conference

Get a feel of the Global Conference

150

+

Startups

50

Partners

30

Different tracks

1000

Visitors

How can you be part of this?

Startup Pass

$200,-

  • Training tracks
  • Connect during networking activities
  • Learn from interactive mentor sessions
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Access Final Awardshow

Investor Pass

$500,-

  • Investor training tracks
  • Attend Matchups
  • Invite to innovation viewing program
  • Lunches and dinners + VIP dinner access
  • Access Final Awardshow

Corporate pass

$500,-

  • Corporate training tracks
  • Attend Matchups
  • Invite innovation viewing program
  • Lunches and dinners + VIP dinner access
  • Access Final Awardshow

Want to join as a volunteer?

Want to be part of the Get in the Ring Global Conference? Join the local volunteering team!
• Become part of the Get in the Ring Global Family
• Work with people from all around the world
• Double your network within 3 days!

Hotel Partners

Singapore is without any doubts the most developed and urbanized city in Asia. Luckily, we found some great accommodation deals for you. Recharge after full days of Get in the Ring impressions and start fresh every morning.

Zen Rooms

ZEN Rooms is #1 network of branded budget hotels in Asia. What does it mean? Simply that wherever you stay with ZEN Rooms you can expect the same high-quality standards at the best rates guaranteed. As reliable as your favorite chain, just cheaper! - Multiple locations

Bookingcode: GITR20

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Rucksack Inn @ Mackenzie

Singapore's award winning hostel! Experience unique city Rucksacker's style! We welcome all as long as you keep an open mind and open heart, and get ready to open yourself to a world of colorful people (and staff)!

Bookingcode: GITR20

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Santa Grand by Ariva

Discover the beauty and colour of one of the world’s most diverse societies. The Santa Grand chain is situated in some of the most exciting and historically and culturally-lively districts in Singapore. Each individual hotel represents its surroundings through their tasteful and unique décor. - Multiple locations

Bookingcode: GITR

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Some of us are here for an investment, others are looking for a business opportunity, and if you find those, you are a winner.

Yaseen Abdel Gaffer, SolarizEgypt

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