Startup in Residence


About the programme

Do you want to help improve the Northern Netherlands with your startup? We are looking for ambitious startups that tackle social issues and urban challenges in an innovative way. Startup in Residence is a 6-month programme where you are intensively coached and trained. Our partners and challenge owners act as launching customers for the most promising solutions.  Find your challenge, pitch your solution and we will help you start and launch it with our Startup in Residence programme.

Whether it's sorting waste, the impact of climate change or cycling safety in the rural areas; the Northern Netherlands offers plenty of challenges. That's why in the Startup in Residence program we are connecting public organizations with ambitious startups.


Why join?
Selected startups will be paired with their own mentor (an experienced entrepreneur) and get workshops given by experts in different fields, like customer journey, legal matters and pitching. You will also get the opportunity to pilot and test your product and/or service, while partnered up with a potential client, and be ready to hit the market. The opportunity for a successful collaboration!


Startup in Residence is live
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