Founders vs Investors

Startup Padel Tour

A traveling get together where sporty founders and investors compete on the court and socialise off the court. By invitation only

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Own the game

A concept by Patrick de Laive and Robert Jan de LaiveWe combine the addictive pleasure of playing padel with having fun and enchanted conversations amongst a unique curated group of people.The Startup Padel Tour is organised alongside large tech events in various cities (e.g. TNW, WebSummit, WMC), followed by a buzzing party, dubbed Balls, Beers and a bit of BusinessWant a Startup Padel Tour edition around your event? Let's chat.

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Next up: 3rd annual Amsterdam edition

Amsterdam, June 14th

We're fully booked! You can still join Beers Balls and a bit of Business.Founders and investors of Europe's fastest growing companies will battle each other on the court and bond together off the court.HIGH stakes, HIGH level networking.The Startup Padel tour is by invitation only. Meet the founders and investors that are joining us:
Dutch Founders Fund, Sequoia, Endeit Capital, Curiosity VC, QSentie Ventures, Bfly Capital, Bill V, APX, Maven 11, Gramercy Ventures, Slingshot ventures, HenQ
Bitvavo, Eventix, Orderchamp, Deel, Billy Grace, Wasteless, Crisp, Ekster, TicketSwap, Cocoroco, Smit&Co, Enjins, Deeploy, Manufy, Shypple, Yourcampus, ENTER, NorNorm, Wildride, Chapter, Pastbook, Zereau, Agua Diablo, Legalmatters, GoSpooky DealroomWanna join? Bribe us (PDL / RJDL (or our sponsors Cocoroco and Deel )

True story

"the quality of the people is far greater than the level of the game"

we <3 cocoroco


Cocoroco is a remote customer support jobs platform. Providing ready-to-interview customer service employees to join the in-house teams of fast growing companies.

we <3 DEEL


Deel is the all-in-one HR platform for global teams. It helps companies simplify every aspect of managing an international workforce, from culture and onboarding, to local payroll and compliance. Deel works for independent contractors and full-time employees in more than 150 countries, compliantly.

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