FEB 24
09.00-18.30
Orsi Academy Melle

This session highlights HRTech. The increased focus on employees as multidimensional people, millennials on the rise, human-software-machine work experiences, ... Different solutions to help employees and HR managers are popping up. Together with our Session partner Recrewtment we invite 8 startups active in the industry to pitch their solutions live on stage and receive valuable business feedback from an expert panel of investors, corporates innovators and though leaders.

Challenges

The pitching startups will have to tackle the following challenges curated by Recrewtment.

During the HRTech session Recrewtment wants to broaden his horizon on HR technology and how they can be implemented in their organization without losing their personal approach. How can AI and other technologies be used to during the recruitment process, help with better matching between vacancies and job seekers and assist in the learning and development of their employees.

HRTech Expert Panel

Andreas Pfeffer

Founder
Recrewtment

Andreas Pfeffer is the founder of Recrewtment, one of the fastest growing HR companiesin Belgium. He has been active in recruitment for over 20 years and has held different positions from recruiter to several C level roles throughout his career. He is a strong believer in the possibilities of HR Tech in combination with a personal approach.

Eva De Vries

Director HR Technology
PwC

Twenty years of work experience within HR and Technology companies such as Randstad, SD Worx and Oracle and now Director within the HR Technology department within PwC. This allows Eva to bring extensive HR solutions and project experience to companies. Skilled in HR technology, payroll, people management, sales/business development, partner alliance management, networker, professional graduated from KU LEUVEN, VUB and HUB-EHSAL.

Koen De Waele

Venture Partner
Volta Ventures

Koen has 20+ years of experience as software investor, entrepreneur and strategic advisor. Following initial steps in VC (1996-2002), he spent 15+ years as CFO/Strategy Director @Alpega (2002-2018), alogistics SaaS & marketplace business. Today, Koen is Venture Partner @Volta Ventures, early stage VC fund. He is also mentor @Birdhouse, ad hoc angel investor and board advisor to supply chain software scale-ups.

Ruben Schoenmaekers

Managing Associate
FOUR & FIVE

Ruben has extensive experience working as a transactional lawyer with technology and HR companies. Following a career within EY advising and working mainly for multinational & financial companies, Ruben converted his focus more to start-up and scale ups. Currently,Ruben assists mainly founders of young companies and guides them through the wonderful world of staged funding and M&A.

Session Program

Session #3 – HRTech
09:00
Welcome & Breakfast
09:30
Kick-off Talk with the experts
09:45
Pitching Round #1 – 4 Startup Pitches + Q&A
10:45
Break & One-on-ones
11:25
Pitching Round #2 – 4 Startup Pitches + Q&A
12:25
Lunch Break & One-on-ones

About our Session Partner Recrewtment

Recrewtment, founded in 2015, is one of the fastest growing HR companies in Belgium. The combination of a very personal approach on the one hand and the focus on state of the art HR technology on the other hand is what sets them apart from their competitors. Recrewtment is a full service HR provider, accompanying individuals throughout every step of their career. Their B2B services range from recruitment, to onboarding, career development, HR consultancy, outplacement,…
FEB 24
09.00-18.30
Orsi Academy Melle

The fourth session focuses on Ed+LearningTech. The development of new required skills, the need of additional training and re-orientation because of digitization and/or smarter machines, etc. is becoming more and more important within organisations.Together with our Session partner ORSI Academy we invite 8 startups active in the industry to pitch their solutions live on stage and receive valuable business feedback from an expert panel of investors, corporates innovators and though leaders.  

Challenges

The pitching startups will have to tackle the following challenges curated by ORSI Academy.  
Ed+learningTech changed drastically when the pandemic forced students worldwide to leave the comfort of their classrooms and adapt the familiar way of learning. But every crisis brings opportunities. ORSI Academy is looking for new technologies on how they will all learn, teach, work and share knowledge with their pears.

Ed + LearningTech Expert Panel

Geert Vandenbroucke

Co-Founder &
Chairman at
ORSI Academy

Dr. Geert Vandenbroucke is co-founder and Chairman of Orsi Academy. Since 1992, he is an anesthesiologist in the OLV hospital in Aalst, where he has taken on several managerial positions amongst which Medical Director (2004-2013). Currently, he leads the Anesthesiology, Emergency & ICU Department.

Harry Haeck

Investment Manager
SmartFin

Harry is an Investment Manager at SmartFin, a European venture capital fund focusing on B2B technology companies. Before joining SmartFin, Harry worked for several years in the Private Equity team of BNP Paribas Fortis. He has a background in law and finance, and a strong affinity with all things marketing.

Session Program

Session #4 – Ed + LearningTech
13:45
Kick-off Talk with the experts
14:00
Pitching Round #3 – 4 Startup Pitches + Q&A
15:00
Break & One-on-ones
15:40
Pitching Round #4 – 4 Startup Pitches + Q&A
16:40
Final One-on-ones
17:30
Informal Drinks

About our Session Partner ORSI Academy

Orsi Academy is an open and inclusive ecosystem for surgical innovation & state-of-the art training center in minimal invasive& robotic surgery. Orsi Academy is endorsed by multiple universities and collaborates with numerous scientific societies and industrial partners. Our ultimate goal is to contribute to the continuous improvements in medical care.