General press information 

The Rotterdam100 is a talent competition in which the most excellent (inter)national students and young professionals work with leading companies and create innovative solutions for challenging business cases which are focused around the Next Economy.

Students and young professionals who participate in the Rotterdam100 will develop entrepreneurial skills and cross-sector insights, receive unique career opportunities and build a valuable network. The winners of the Rotterdam100 receive: 

  • the title ‘Rotterdam’s Most Excellent’
  • A recommendation letter from the Mayor of Rotterdam
  • A allinclusive trip to the Global Final of Get in the Ring in Singapore, Boston or … ?!

The Rotterdam100 is an initiative of SMO in co-creation with the municipality of Rotterdam, CGI, ABN AMRO, Port of Rotterdam, Rotterdam Partners, KPN, ENGIE, Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Press enquiries
Aletta van der Werff
Vice President & Secretary


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