The Next Economy talent competition for ambitious students and young professionals

You will develop entrepreneurial skills and cross-sector insights, receive unique career opportunities and build a valuable
network. The winner receives an international trip and much more!  

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What students think & leaders say

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“Highly recommended. My technical and commercial knowledge have had an enormous growth!”

Stijn de Flart, winner 2015-2016 and TU Delft student 

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“Insightful. I really learned a lot, but if I have to mention three things it would be defining a problem statement, setting your goals and achieving them!”

Roberta Baccanti, finalist 2015-2016 and EUR student

Jeffrey Geene

“Inspirational. An unforgettable learning experience in which you discover aspects of yourself that you didn’t know you have.”

Jeffrey Geene, finalist 2015-2016 and young professional

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“In a rapidly changing world, Rotterdam needs bright minds to develop innovative ideas for a future-proof economy. The Rotterdam 100 offers students and young professionals the opportunity to develop their talents, and gives companies new insights. This programme will boost the innovation power of Rotterdam.”

Ahmed Aboutaleb, mayor of Rotterdam

I see networking, diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation as key drivers for a future-proof “BV Nederland”. The Rotterdam 100 initiative is perfectly in line with this vision.

“I see networking, diversity, entrepreneurship and innovation as key drivers for a future-proof “BV Nederland”. The Rotterdam 100 initiative is perfectly in line with this vision.”

Alineke van den Berge, MD Operations ABN AMRO

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“In the current change of an era it is of utmost importance that we develop innovative solutions for the challenges of the future. Collaboration between students and businesses in “the Rotterdam 100” initiative will bring businesses new insights and students a valuable opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial skills.”

Allard Castelein, CEO Port of Rotterdam