Run your startup
You did your due diligence on your business idea and you're determined to turn it into a success story. Is your product or service ready for your customers? Or does it need more development? And do you need capital to do so? Together we work towards launching your startup.Ask your question here
Our support to launch your startup
Ready for take-off! It's time to market your product or service. Find the right market and corresponding market approach, and start turning a profit. Complicated? We help you in this exciting step - and the steps following, which will lead to your initial growth.
Launch your startup with the ADVANCED Program
Did you find enough evidence from the market that your idea is a good one after following the START Program? Are you still enthusiastic about your business idea? And did you make the necessary progression? Then we can grant you access to the ADVANCED Program.
imec.istart.nl: accelerator program with pre-seed funding
Imec.istart.nl offers tech startups pre-seed funding (between €100,000 and up until €250,000 per startup) and custom support to succeed and grow globally. We support and collaborate with the most ambitious pre-seed startups - often as their first investor.
Build your startup in the Netherlands with Startup Visa NL
Calling all future entrepreneurs based outside of the EU! Launch your startup in the Northeastern Netherlands, one of the top countries for startups in Europe. We are the crew that will give you a soft landing and an exciting future.
BeStart: accelerator program for climate tech startups
While it takes about five to seven years to start a business for most startups, those years add up to ten to fifteen years for climate tech startups. The BeStart accelerator program helps climate tech entrepreneurs to accelerate this process. By applying focus, entrepreneurs can build their startup, take it to the market, and scale up.
TOP loan: (pre-)seed funding for your startup
The TOP loan is a (pre-)seed fund for innovative startups in Twente. For a period of one year, it offers comprehensive support to businesses in the form of legal advice, communication advice, access to networks and a loan with favorable conditions. For more than twenty-five years, the TOP loan has been offering financial support and assistance with business development to hundreds of innovative organizations.
These experts help you on your way
The years of experience from our experts are sure to help you in your startup journey. Many of our experts have (had) a business themselves, so they know like no other what the pitfalls are of entrepreneurship, and it's a piece of cake for them to recognize chances. They do everything for your success.
These startup entrepreneurs preceded you
These entrepreneurs took the step and became successful. Let the stories of their entrepreneurial journey inspire you to start your own journey.