Your Next Step
As an innovative entrepreneur, there is a lot for you to take on. Every day brings new opportunities, but how do you accelerate your startup?
Find the support that suits the phase you're in; from validating your idea to successfully scaling up.
Startup in Friesland
Friesland is a beautiful province in the Northern Netherlands, only 2 hours away from Amsterdam. With a population of 660.000, the province is regarded as the happiest in the Netherlands. But happiness is not the only thing Friesland excels in. The high living standards are reflected in the economy.
Friesland is the leading region in Europe when it comes to circular economy, including central clusters such as Water, Agrifood and HTSM. The capital Leeuwarden has grown into the 'European Capital of Water Technology', located around the Water Campus.
Startup Idea Scan
We are here to support you. That is why we search out all the important regional programmes and partners for you in relation to validation and acceleration.
Find the programme with which you can take your startup to the next level in the overview below.
Do you have a groundbreaking idea? Have you encountered a specific problem that you would like to solve? Or do you just want to make an impact?
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BeStart helps sustainable startups to build their projects. They do this with a substantive programme, a broad network and experienced coaches.
Innofest offers impact startups the opportunity to test their prototypes at living labs and thus kick-start their success.
Inqubator Leeuwarden is for all ambitious entrepreneurs (of the future) who would like to establish themselves in Leeuwarden. For this, they utilise coaching from the Kanselarij, other starting innovative entrepreneurs with whom you can share knowledge, networks and energy, and the creation of a milestone plan.
The WCBC, organised by Wetsus, is a programme in which aspiring entrepreneurs follow an intensive one-week training course. They will learn to fine-tune their business plans in order to make the launch or relaunch of their water technology companies a potential success.
Flinc guides innovative startups, makes them investor-ready and matches them with funders.
The specialists of Ynbusiness are independent sparring partners in the fields of growth, innovation and internationalisation.
Learn how to run a startup with this free 10-week programme. The weekly program consists of video tutorials, Q&As with elite entrepreneurs and mentoring sessions.
During the Startup Idea Scan, you will get a time block of one hour with an expert. In the session, we will dive into the Lean Startup method, the innovation quadrant and the scalability of your idea.