A View on Three Horizons

PortXL Antwerp

As a captain of a ship, you keep your eyes on the horizon. However, consultants claim that a commander in chief needs to focus on three horizons at the same time. How is that possible? Ten years ago, McKinsey&Company published an article based on research performed by employee Steve Coley. He asked himself how companies were able to maintain growth …

Fantastic fourth for PortXL

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Rotterdam reiterates itself as a city that can make things happen, with 29 contracts facilitated by the global accelerator from the Port of Rotterdam during the 4th edition of its program. DIrectors Carolien Vat-Sandee & Merijn Zondag announcing the record amount of contracts signed A record 29 contracts have been signed in total by the 2019 cohort of PortXL – …

The Beacon and PortXL work in tandem

PortXL Antwerp, News

Dutch version available below the English version / Nederlandse versie beschikbaar onder de Engelse versie Innovation hub The Beacon on the Sint-Pietersvliet in Antwerp will be an additional base for maritime start-up accelerator PortXL. Participating start-ups in the PortXL Antwerp program this year will be granted a place in The Beacon to work from there. PortXL and The Beacon signed an …

PortXL Antwerp Sets Sail for its Second Voyage

PortXL Antwerp, News

Dear Entrepreneur, PortXL is the 1st World Port & Maritime Accelerator for innovative start-ups and scale-ups that have the potential to disrupt the port and maritime industry. Since 2018, PortXL has expanded from Rotterdam to Singapore and Antwerp. The PortXL Antwerp program is focused on the Belgian port’s thriving Ecosystem. If you’re interested in the opportunity to impact this industry, …

PortXL concludes inaugural Singapore program with 7 startups and 4 POCs with maritime corporates

PortXL News, Singapore

The World’s 1st Port & Maritime Accelerator PortXL has concluded the first-ever program in Asia with a founding cohort of 7 startups, which has embarked on 4 Proof of Concept (POC) projects with maritime corporates. During Shakedown, the flagship Demo Day event, PortXL unveiled the founding Singapore cohort, consisting of startups from India, the Philippines, Lebanon, the United States and …

Innovatively saving the Planet & the Budget

PortXL News, Rotterdam

Ideas to reduce emissions for the shipping industry The Paris agreement has been in effect since 2016, and the shipping industry is scrambling to find ways to comply to the upcoming International Maritime Organization regulation in 2020. According to a study by the aforementioned IMO, maritime transport emits around 1000 million tonnes of CO2 annually and is responsible for about 2.5% of …

21 Companies Selected for Acceleration in Rotterdam

PortXL News, Rotterdam

Get to know the innovative disruptors on the launchpad towards great opportunities in the port, maritime, logistics and energy sectors PortXL – World’s 1st Port & Maritime Accelerator – kickstarts the 4th yearly edition of its Rotterdam program with the conclusion of the selection days – the climax of a year-long scouting process. After two intense days of pitches, Q&As …

PortXL Antwerp kicks into high gear with inaugural Selection Day

PortXL Antwerp, News

PortXL Antwerp kicks into high gear with inaugural Selection Day The PortXL Antwerp program acts as a local acceleration hub, and is centred around building client relations in the local ecosystem and matching start-ups with our partners. With a unique fast-track program that is different from Rotterdam and Singapore’s global program, Antwerp’s acceleration formula consists of 10 days (spread over …

Mammoet partners with PortXL

PortXL News, Rotterdam

Mammoet partners with PortXL Mammoet is to develop ground-breaking industry solutions in partnership with start-ups and established companies through PortXL. Global market leader in engineered heavy lifting and transport Mammoet has signed an agreement to join PortXL as a corporate partner. This partnership enables Mammoet to tap into the PortXL ecosystem and collaborate with established businesses and start-ups active in …