The event has become a must-attend in Luxembourg and still promises to surprise us. For the fourth consecutive year, the bank will thrill the hearts of entrepreneurs by putting on a great spread.
by: Charles-Louis Machuron
photo: Marília Castelli / Unsplash
Startuppers Night is back for the 4th time. What is the aim of this event?
The aim of Startuppers Night is to bring together the players of Luxembourg’s startup ecosystem in order to enjoy a festive and relaxed evening and discover the latest technological innovations. Organized in tandem with Technoport, this event has become the essential annual event for innovative companies and startups in Luxembourg.
What will be the highlight of this evening?
Robots will be honoured in this edition. In addition to meeting amazing machines during the evening, Startuppers Night will host Luxembourg’s first robotics competition: “Luxembourg Robotics Competition”. Guests will also be able to discover and test the latest technological innovations of several startups present. In addition, many geeky and fun activities await guests, who can enjoy a great Escape game, arcade terminals, virtual reality games, cosplayers and more.
“The aim of Startuppers Night is to bring together the players of Luxembourg’s startup ecosystem in order to enjoy a festive and relaxed evening and discover the latest technological innovations.”
How does BIL support entrepreneurs and startups?
BIL is a key player in the startup ecosystem of the Grand Duchy. It is the only local bank involved in the Digital Tech Fund, which provides early-stage capital to innovative companies. It also provides specialized InnovFin loans in Luxembourg and actively supports local incubators and accelerators, such as Technoport, Paul Wurth InCub, InnoHub, nyuko and the co-working space The Office.
What are the key words for an effective and sustainable corporate-startup relationship?
The important thing for a relationship to be sustainable and effective is sincerity. As a bank, we have to comply with a number of processes and regulations, but this does not prevent us from doing everything we can to move forward together with the startups that come to us. It is important for us to help them through the various stages of their project, by offering them visibility, marketing advice, support and of course funding.