“Grab a boat into your future” with this title IXA, students entrepreneurship association LEAD and Westpoort association, invited students to a network boat tour. Aim of the event was to connect students to entrepreneurs, active in the Amsterdam harbor area Westpoort.
A group of around 15 entrepreneurs, members of the Westpoort association and thirty students from the recently founded students entrepreneurship association LEAD, boarded for a trip through the Port of Amsterdam.
Several speakers, including LEAD’s boardmember Melanie Malz shared her enthusiasm with the audience and explained how LEAD wishes to be a student association across all faculties and disciplines. LEAD is a student network and support organization for those who want to explore the first steps towards entrepreneurship.
Students from many nationalities and entrepreneurs mingled and exchanged their questions and experience and follow up activities were formulated.
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