Masterclass Finance for innovative energy entrepreneurs

On 25 June, the Top Sector Energy and New Energy Coalition organized a Masterclass Finance. This online masterclass was intended for start-ups and scale-ups in the energy sector, who are looking for the most suitable form to finance their innovation.

The program featured speakers from the world of regional development agencies, banks, venture capital, subsidy providers, crowdfunding and business angels. They provided a realistic picture of the financing options and which form of financing best suits which innovation phase.

Please have a look at the presentations given during the Masterclass Finance.


14.00 – 14.10  Introduction webinar, Patrick Cnubben (New Energy Coaltion), Martin Weissmann (Topsector Energie)
14.10 – 14.30 Financial support by the government, Marcel Vos (RVO)
14.30 – 15.00 Regional and national investment agencies, Klaas Kooistra (NOM) & Abo Rassa (Invest-NL)
15.00 – 15.20 Crowdfunding, Philipine van Aanholt (OnePlanetCrowd)
15.20 – 15.40 Business Angels, Erik Schut (Enfuro Ventures)
15.40 – 16.00 Venture Capital, Viktor Tsjebanov (Foreward.ONE)
16.00 – 16.20 Banking, Niels Schoonen (Rabobank)
16.20 – 16.30 Closing, Patrick Cnubben (New Energy Coaltion), Martin Weissmann (Topsector Energie)