Looking for traction? Join us & experts from high growing EU Startups (Intercom, mention, Engagor, Startup Stash,...) at Unicorns & Rainbows. A one-day conference that will teach strategies & tactics for your online marketing and distribution.

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What is Unicorns & Rainbows

Unicorns & Rainbows is a full day conference in the trenches of startup life. A fun get-together where startup founders explain how to design, build, hack and hustle yourself to a killer startup. If you’re determined to turn your donkey idea into a Technicolor Unicorn, we’re expecting you.

How it works

Unicorns and Rainbows is not yet another touchy feely inspirational conference. You show up and are taught strategies for growing your company from the very best.

Topics covered: growth marketing, UX/UI design, user on boarding, community building, growth hacks & how to make the best out of 50 cent noodles. You can actually use what you learn.

We gathered people of fast growing startups to give 30 minute keynotes and actionable tactics for launching and growing your startup.

Should I come?

  • If you actually wanna learn something at a conference, you should come. We don’t stop at an inspiration level!
  • If you are a startup founder, big company employee, freelancers, advertising man or corporate intrapreneur, you should come.
  • If you like food and Belgian beers, you should definitely come.

Tickets to the rainbow are limited so get yours fast!


  • 09.00 - 09.45 Breakfast
  • 09.45 - 11.45 Talks & Tactics
  • 11.45 - 12.00 Startup Pitches
  • 12.00 - 13.00 Rooftop Terrace Lunch
    (Superfoods powered by Coffeelabs)
  • 13.00 - 15.15 Talks & Tactics
  • 15.15 - 15.45 Cappuccino Break
  • 15.45 - 16.00 How to make the best out of 50 Cent Noodles
  • 16.00 - 17.00 Talks & Tactics
  • 17.00 - onwards Rooftop BBQ + Afterparty


Telenet Idealabs
Lange Klarenstraat 19
2000 Antwerp



Samuel Hulick


Samuel Hulick runs UserOnboard.com and is the author of The Elements of User Onboarding. He’s combined UX savvy and a cat-like curiosity for measuring UX impact to become an expert in onboarding. His approach is shaped by over a decade of web experience, theories taken from behavioral psychology, video game design, and even filmmaking.


John Collins


Intercom is used by more than 4,000 web and mobile businesses to see and talk to their customers. John is responsible for the award winning Inside Intercom blog. Inside Intercom generates over 100,000 page views every month with a mix of articles on product management, customer support, design and startups - generating significant new business for Intercom.


Quentin Nickmans


Quentin Nickmans is eFounders business partner and co-founder. eFounders is a startup Studio. Together with entrepreneurs, they turn unique ideas into successful SAAS companies. As a former top tier consultant and entrepreneur who took a bankrupt company back to the road of success, Quentin knows how to lead teams and shape young startups into real companies.


Wouter Smet


Wouter Smet is growth hacker at Engagor.com, a social media management platform that enables teams in medium to large enterprises around the world to engage with all their customers on multiple channels. Since being founded in Ghent 4 years ago, Engagor has received $2.6M in funding, opened offices in San Francisco and Istanbul, grew to 30+ team members and serves hundreds of enterprise customers worldwide.


Gilles Bertaux


Gilles is Growth Manager at @Mention. Mention is Google Alerts on steroids: it is a set of apps that monitors, in real time, anything on the web and social networks and provides organized, prioritized results. Mention is currently used by 250.000 customers worldwide.


Bram Kanstein


Built and launched startupstash.com, "A curated directory of 400 resources and tools to help you build your Startup". The site went viral through Product Hunt and got 150.000 pageviews in 24hrs. Startup Stash is currently the #1 most upvoted product of all-time on Product Hunt. Bram is now European community manager of Producthunt.


Marc Köhlbrugge


Marc Köhlbrugge (the Netherlands) is the founder of BetaList, a platform that helps early adopters discover the latest internet startups. At the same time BetaList helps entrepreneurs validate there’s demand for their products and get crucial feedback from early users. BetaList was bootstrapped four years ago and has since grown into one of the most popular startup resources not just for early adopters, but also tech journalists and investors looking for the next big thing. So far almost 5,000 startups have been featured and every month 150 startups are added.


Cedric Deweeck


Cedric was part of idealabs from day one. He was in charge for the marketing and growth of the idealabs brand and community. He also co-founded Slide.li, a second screen app for presentations. He breathes startups, and is specializing in growth marketing, helping the idealabs startups with their marketing experiments.

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