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Launch your business

You have your idea. We have the knowledge to transform it into a successful startup.

Start your startup

Start your entrepreneurial journey and turn your business idea into a successful startup. We are here to help you! Join the Startup Workshop to get the basic insights for turning your idea into a business, within only half a day. Are you ready to start and in need of support to get from idea to startup? Join the START Program: a validation sprint for student entrepreneurs spread over several sessions within a period of two months. Are you ready to start?


Startup Workshop

Are you walking around with an innovative idea and want to start your own business? Or do you want to get inspired about entrepreneurship? Develop your entrepreneurial skills during our Startup Workshop. Within half a day you will get the basic insights and we will teach you the necessary skills. With our guidance, knowledge, resources and tools, which have been used to build over 2000 startups and spin-offs. If you keep thinking about it, you’ll never find out. Let’s start!

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START Program

Want to start with your innovative business idea? Sign up for the START Program and give your startup a boost. Our (online) accelerator program to validate your business idea. Free of charge. With tools, coaching and expertise worth over €7,000. Our experts and coaches will challenge you to validate your idea and make rapid progress with its development. You start when you’re ready and follow your own trajectory. What are you waiting for? START now and go from idea to startup.

From idea to startup with the START Program

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Your startup incubator

BIG THINGS START HERE. Incubase is the startup incubator of the most entrepreneurial university in the Netherlands. The place for (student) entrepreneurs to work on innovative business ideas and meet other entrepreneurs. In Incubase we share all our knowledge, coaching and the Startup Workshops and START programs. With a place to work and build your business, the help of Novel-T’s experienced business coaches and a pitch area as training ground.

Start at Incubase.

Your pit crew for a successful startup

Meet our start team

Our Startup Acceleration Team offers you all the knowledge and coaching you need to turn your business idea into a successful business.

Peter Langela

Business Developer

Rens Dommerholt

Project manager

Lars Prinsen

Project manager

Niels Palmers

Project manager

Emiel Pegge

Business Developer

Ron Eekels

Business Developer

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We are supporting students, startups en scale-ups and to strengthen the innovative power of the regional SME and large companies. Successful innovation starts with us. Do you have a question, an idea or do you want to work together? Let us know!

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