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

Golden point

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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Previously on Startup Padel tour

Amsterdam, Lisbon, Amsterdam

The first three edition were a blast!Founders and investors of Europe's fastest growing companies have been battling each other on the court and bonded together off the court.Some of the founders and investors that joined us:
Dutch Founders Fund, INKEF Capital, Curiosity VC, Henq, AccelerAsia, Popup Capital, BNDF Ventures, Slingshot Ventures, Bill V
OpenUp, Temper, Outfunnel, Rocket X, Inner Circle, Crisp, Ekster, TicketSwap, Cocoroco, Pitchdrive, Deel, Tiqets, Naduvi, Swapfiets, Homerun, TNWWe hope to see you at the next edition!

True story

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

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