Author Archives: Denise van Blitterswijk

Studenten HAN-HUNTU winnen het zesde snelkookpanweekend!

De jury bestaande uit Huib de Jong(Rector HvA), Mirjam Leloux (IXA-UvA-HvA) en Hein Roelfsema( Voorzitter DutchCE) overhandigde zondagmiddag de snelkookpan aan het team van HAN-HUNTU. Collega Ank Greijmans en haar studenten uit het Caraïbisch gebied hadden het hele weekend gewerkt aan het aanscherpen van de propositie om studenten uit de Antillen beter te begeleiden naar een HBO diploma in Nederland.

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Join the National Board for Student Entrepreneurship

Dutch Students for Entrepreneurship is currently looking for a new board to take up the reigns for 2017/2018. DutchSE is a national student organisation creating a nationwide ecosystem by supporting and connecting all local student entrepreneurship organisations. Their mission is to help grow entrepreneurship among students to empower future leaders to make a positive impact. DutchSE believes every student should have the resources

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DARE Seminar – Entrepreneurial Behaviour

On Friday 12 May, the DARE Seminar “Entrepreneurial Behaviour” takes place at the University of Twente In this DARE seminar, co-organized with the Netherlands Institute for Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship (NIKOS) at the University of Twente, we invite novel papers and presentations about research in which personality is brought into our understanding of entrepreneurial behavior in new ways. For example, we welcome

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Snelkookpanweekend 2017

Op 10 en 11 juni organiseert het Dutch CE i.s.m. SIA en IXA het 6e ondernemende snelkookpanweekend voor medewerkers van hogescholen (www.snelkookpanweekend.nl) op de nieuwe locatie van ACE Venture lab, het startupvillage (www.startupvillage.nl). Tijdens een insprirerend en interactief programma kunnen HBO medewerkers hun ondernemende ideeën uitwerken. Dit kan op persoonlijke titel zijn, maar ook vanuit de HBO instelling in het kader van

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GEW the Netherlands praised by GEN Global

GEN Global recently published a report of the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 in the Netherlands, praising it for the many startup, scale-up and research events taking place. It states that “During Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016 in The Netherlands, cities from across the country including Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Maastricht, held more than 100 activities from 14,000 participants – making this GEW

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Driving Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship

BY DR. FERDINAND JASPERS, DRS. JORG LESCHER AND DRS. JEROEN VEENENBOS Building an organisation and keeping it entrepreneurial takes effort and motivation. Entrepreneurship within an organisation does not come from one source, but can be stimulated throughout the entire organisation in both formal and informal ways. How does this show in an organisation, and how can you contribute to the entrepreneurship

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Mapping entrepreneurial ecosystems: Start-up Infrastructure Diagram

BY DRS. HENDRIK HALBE AND DRS. DENISE VAN BLITTERSWIJK The first edition of the Start-up Infrastructure Diagram (SID) has been published: a tool that offers an overview of the most important players and stakeholders within the infrastructure of a Startup Ecosystem. The SID is constantly being developed and updated, so check it out and join the discussion. This blog was

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Scale-ups in the Netherlands

BY PROF. DR. JUSTIN JANSEN The impact of fast-growing companies is big. Between 2011 and 2014, scale-ups created more than 70.000 full-time jobs in the Netherlands. This is a notable contribution, seeing that only 0,5% of the private sector are scale-ups. Although the number of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the Netherlands has grown significantly over the past year, the number

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