Ecommerce Foundation

Events & Study trips

The search for innovation

 San Francisco!
After having visited Seattle, China and New York we go back to Silicon Valley for the third time. The trip to 'the heart of tech and innovation'  will take place from June 3 until June 9, 2018.

We will visit leading enterprises to learn about the latest trends and innovations in the field of (E)commerce and to discover advanced Omni-channel shopping experiences.

We will look into the world of futuristic shopping with mobile check-in points, interactive dressing rooms, and smart shopping-walls to see how technologically tailored solutions are provided by companies that operate on a global scale.​
       June 3​​​​

Travel to San Francisco
Check-in at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, San Francisco

​Meet & Greet Dinner

       June 4​​

Google Campus

Andreeessen Horowitz-
How Software is Eating the World

Decathlon- Newstore concept retail 
       June 5​​

ThoughtSpot - Search & AI-Driven Analytics for Humans

B8ta- Store of the future

TESLA Factory

Flex Campus 
       June 6


FifureEight- Machine Learning

Facebook Campus - Next steps in A.I. & V.R.
       June 7

Gigster- Custom software solutions

HackerOne- Ethical hackers and programs

Segment - Customer Data

Oracle Corporation
       June 8

FitForCommerce -
What new technologies mean to commerce

Sentient- Artificial Intelligence Platforms for Online Engagement
Interested? Please contact us:


  1. Managing Director
  2. Managing Director
  1. Managing Director
  2. Managing Director


Overall the study trips are rated with an average of 8.6 on a scale of 10.
Here are a few participants that have shared their experience. 
Corinne Poort contact
Corinne Poort contact

Marcel Neomagnus
CFO Sundio Group

"Very inspiring. I discovered new tech and business opportunities." 

Johan van de Neste
CCO Inshared

"Great experience. I gained new insights, was given practical examples build upon a superb network of frontier innovators." 

Corinne Poort contact
Corinne Poort contact

Paul Nijhof
Former CEO Wehkamp

"Inspiring and confronting: taken away in the 'fast lane."

Jan-Peter Cruiming

​"Great program, great city, great companies, great group."