Open Minds 3 – Green Special & Food Expo

Thursday July 28, 15h-20h
Groothandelsgebouw (Rotterdam) – Rooftop

Let’s hit the rooftop and open up our minds. In a three-piece summer series Venture Café and Studio Wolfpack bring together designers, entrepreneurs and innovators, blending brain food, good life and the best view in town.

28/7 Food special, co-produced with YFM Rotterdam
The third edition is a green special: one big meeting of minds on food innovation, green cities and the role of young entrepreneurs in these transitions.

15.00 Doors open
16.00 The Young Rebel Rotary

How to increase the impact of young disruptive entrepreneurs?
Moderator: Talitha Muusse (Duurzame Jonge 100)

Movement panel:

  • Irene Rompa – Let it Grow incubation program
  • Rowena van Doorn – Youth Food Movement Rotterdam
  • Melissa Marijnen – Professional Rebel (start up meet corporate)


17.00 Deloitte The Garden

Open innovation session on food. Keynote speaker: Jeroen Leffelaar, managing director food & agri at Rabobank. Corporates meet scientists meet pioneers and start ups. Read some backgrounds here.

18.00 Rotterdam Food Exhibition by Flowers & Sours

Over 5 entrepreneurs with edible showcases on local food production, thanks to Youth Food Movement and KPN New Business.

Plus of course Bird Soundsystem with a rooftop deejay gig.