Global meetup 2022
Get in the Ring brought the world home to the grandest showcase of unconventional solutions from all corners of the world.
The Global Meetup is the final of the Global Startup Competition Get in the Ring. Each season we gather the best startups at the grandest showcase of unconventional solutions for the Global Meetup. Founders from all corners of the world come together, make business deals with corporates and investors and battle for the title of Global Winner at the Global Final. For the 6th edition, we brought the world home to the city where Get in the Ring was born – The Hague, Netherlands.
Founders got to know each other during our network-oriented dinner to kickstart the Global Meetup, while enjoying different cuisines from around the world
Startups with impactful solutions within water, agritech, food, energy & chemicals, manufacturing & construction, logistics & smart cities, fintech and healthtech all came together in The Hague from all corners of the world.
1-on-1 dealmaking meetings between impactful startup founders and partners with investment, corporate or innovation ecosystem backgrounds.
In the evening, a group of 100 founders and 100 industry experts joined a celebratory networking dinner in the Hague, where the finalists of the Global Final were announced.
Europe's largest impact festival and the Global Final of Get in the Ring. There were many exciting and inspiring discussions on topics such as Food Transition, Circular Economy, Energy Transition and Climate Adaptation.
In the evening, the final four startups fought for the title of Global Winner in front of hundreds of investors, corporates and governments.
Create a variety of biomaterials from insects. It can vary from water soluble alternative proteins to lipids, and antioxidants; with a focus on biopolymers. Their operations support sustainable objectives, alongside creating a ethical supply-chain of insects from rural providers.Visit website
Pure bio cellulose called 'EcoFlexy' created through fermentation. It has applications for personal care, such as in skin, hair and sun care products; and for fiber-based goods, such as barrier layers in textiles and packaging.Visit website
Provides technology systems to rapidly treat wastewater, eliminate primary sludge and recover energy as direct electricity, no methane, providing customers with savings in operational costs for treatment of industrial, agricultural, military or commercial wastewater.Visit website
THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS
During the global Covid-19 pandemic we hosted an online meetup in 2021 with founders and investors from all over the world who met virtually in over 100 virtual dealmaking meetings in four thematic tracks.
The show must go on – the legendary Global Final Battles was recorded with the Ringmaster in a teater with the startup finalists and champion jury calling in from their home office. The result? Four battle videos and four global winners!
Check out how it was done and who was there here: