Are you interested in social entrepreneurship? Do you want to make a difference and achieve social impact? Join one of the training programs at Starters4Communities; a social startup in Nijmegen, and become a booster for social change.
There are quite some startup (pre)-incubators and startup support organizations in this region. It can get a bit confusing: what’s the difference between the organizations and who's the best fit for you? This is why the Economic Board did some research on three different startup support organizations: Mercator Launch, Briskr and Startup Nijmegen. (Sorry, only in Dutch)
Today, Get in the Ring announce that the 6th edition of their Global Startup Competition is open for applications. This year an additional funding opportunity has been added to the competition. In partnership with VenturesOne and a group of private investors €10Mln in capital is committed to invest in selected finalists of the competition around the world.
Wow, there were a lot of entrepreneurial minds at the Mercator Lunch on the third Thursday of November. Awesome! Besides of the networking and the delicious lunch (suitable for vegans!), we also listened to Guido’s pitch about changing the way we learn movements.
There are these rare moments when all pieces of the puzzle seem to fall into place. The funny thing is, that you actually realize it while looking back. Well, Lucas Prigge’s puzzle fits perfectly! What do you get when you’re a vegan with a communications degree and a passion for IT? Exactly, a brilliant startup.
Wednesday, November the 7th was an exciting day for Martijn van der Meulen, founder of Plexuz. After a year of improving, he finally released his application into the world. The Plexuz-app is now available for Android and IOS. Learning has never been easier!
Let’s count down from 24! That’s how many hours you’ll have to learn a lot of valuable entrepreneurial skills and even transform your business idea into an actual plan. Find out the possibilities of being a student and entrepreneur at the same time in just 24 hours during Startup 24!
On the 18th of October we held the second edition of Mercator Lunch. There was plenty of food, drinks, new connections, old friends and an awesome pitch! Let’s recap!
‘Gelderland Valoriseert’ supports (Phd) students and alumni in their innovative entrepreneurial endeavours by awarding a starters voucher (€ 2.500) to those with the most innovative ideas. A great initiative, especially because it’s not a loan.