Bron: Impact City Blog
The Binckhaven area is changing at a rapid pace. Starting in 2018, residents and startups will start settling into a number of previously vacant KPN office buildings. In this way, this part of the The Hague Binckhorst area will literally transform into a test site of the future. Living and working will be fused together here in altogether new and creative ways.
It is in this “living lab”, that I’M BINCK – the Binckhorst platform that unites all local stakeholders – organized the fifth edition of the I’M BINCK Festival. During the festival, residents of the surrounding neighborhoods and nearby cities, students from the The Hague University of Applied Sciences, startups, and of course the local Binckhaven entrepreneurs immersed themselves in the dynamic area for twenty-four hours.
The central objectives of the festival are to bring people together, to exchange knowledge and ideas, to connect and start a dialogue, and to inspire each other in order to scale up and do better business. “With the I’M BINCK Festival, we celebrate the richness of the area with its local entrepreneurs and the public at large. There is so much knowledge here about old and new crafts, entrepreneurship, innovations and, for example, about growing your business,” Sabrina Lindeman, co-initiator of the festival and founder of the I’M BINCK platform shares. “This wealth is of great value to The Hague and the whole region. We aim to make this value visible.” …