Author Archives: DutchCE Redactie

Student start-ups compete in pitch battle for €500 jury prize

After five months of brainstorming, designing and learning, it was finally time for the Kick Out of the Minor Entrepreneurship (University of Amsterdam). Out of 20 student start-ups, 8 finalists were selected to pitch their companies in front of a professional jury for a chance to win €500. On Thursday January 28th, the minor students were joined by their families,

Read more

Startup Fest Europe announces Tim Cook as keynote speaker

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for Startup Fest Europe. The event will be held in different locations throughout the Netherlands from May 24-28 and serves as an opportunity for startups, investors, developers and companies to meet. Through matchmaking, the festival aims to help innovative startups find financial sources for their business. EU-presidency StartUp Fest Europe conincides

Read more

The16 launch new website

In April, The16 Student Entrepreneurs are traveling to Toronto, Boston and New York to explore the entrepreneurial climate in those areas. Currently, they are collaborating with entrepreneurs and working on different kinds of projects in order to be able to finance their trip. Their new website is now up and running! Learn more about the program and business opportunities at www.the16.co.  Working

Read more

Amsterdam students pitch their startup ideas at Kick Out

In collaboration with the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) the University of Amsterdam is hosting Kick Out 2016. The Kick Out is the closing event for the minor Entrepreneurship program. On January 28, eight finalists will pitch their business idea. A professional jury will choose one winning team.   Student startups The students founded some great companies this semester. Information about all

Read more

Four day delegate mission to Medellin, Colombia

We have arranged a special 4-day startup-corporate delegate mission to Medellin, Colombia from 13-17 March 2016. We offer a special program that combines fun with culture and business: expect rooftop parties, startup tours and more!  Global Entrepreneurship Congress Medellin is hosting this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) from 14-17 March 2016. Over 2500 entrepreneurs, startups and business leaders will gather to inspire

Read more

Utrecht University Business Course 2016

Are you a masterstudent interested in consultancy and entrepreneurship? Apply now for the UU Business Course. UUBC and its partners (Accenture & Holland StartUp) are looking for analytical students from all disciplines who enjoy advising a startup about their next best idea.  Program outline The program runs from February until April. After you passed the business program, you will receive an

Read more

Queen Máxima at official launch NLGroeit

NLGroeit is a new platform that helps entrepreneurs operating on a small or medium level to grow their business. On January 13th, NLGroeit was launched at the Van Nelle factory in Rotterdam. At the kick-off, Queen Máxima gave a short speech and concluded by saying that the Netherlands should become a country of startups and growth. Prime Minister Mark Rutte also attended the event.  Networking platform NLGroeit connects

Read more

Startups Zwolle take an inspirational trip to Barcelona

Barcelona is often referred to as The Startup Capital of Europe. Dutch companies coming to Barcelona find themselves becoming more successful due to the excellent startup infrastructure the city provides. On Monday January 11th, regional competition winners of Get in the Ring Zwolle headed to Barcelona to be inspired by the city’s startup ecosystem.  GEW Zwolle The young, talented entrepreneurs of

Read more

What’s happening in 2016: Accenture Innovation Awards

The Accenture Innovation Awards is a yearly competition that rewards the most innovative Dutch concepts, products and services. The Blue Tulips, the Green Tulip and the public prize are awarded to Dutch innovative and sustainable concepts. Participating startups must be no older than three years, which leaves plenty of opportunity for young entrepreneurs. Check out last year’s winners and learn more about the Accenture Innovation

Read more

Enactus: creating a better world through social enterprise

Enactus is an international non-profit organization linking students, higher education professionals and corporate leaders in social enterprises. Together, they strive to improve the quality of life for those in need. Learn more about Enactus and find out how to get involved. Local projects Through Enactus, young (aspiring) entrepreneurs have the opportunity to create projects with a large social impact. Enactus

Read more
1 2 3 4