10 days left to sign up for our Startup in Residence program, so that’s why I wrote this blog: to get the word out to as many awesome startups as possible! If you’re still on the fence and thinking “What’s in it for me?”, here are a couple of reasons why you should definitely sign up.
Want to help make Groningen a better place with your startup?Find out more about Startup In Residence here!
Last week, we had our Startup in Residence information meetup. If you couldn’t make it, or if you’re interested, here are the questions other entrepreneurs asked, along with a few clarifications. Be sure to check our FAQ too.
Want to help make Groningen a better place with your startup? The Groningen City and Province are looking for ambitious startups to come up with new and innovative ways to tackle social issues and urban challenges. Startup in Residence is a 5 month program where you’ll get intensive coaching and training, and the City and Province will act as launching customer for the most promising solutions.
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Flinc contributes to innovative startups in Northern Netherlands by (1) supporting them in creating an "investor ready" businessplan and (2) by matching these startups with our comprehensive network of suitable financiers. Flinc links innovative startups
Out of 80 entries, the Groningen startup IVWear has made it to the finals of the Medical Inspirator Prize. Their concept for a portable hospital drip is competing with two other concepts, and the finalist with the most votes will win a whopping €75,000.
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Package delivery made easy, for both consumers and delivery companies. DUBISTR is working on an app that deals with the frustration and logistical issues of not being home, on both sides. Founded by Tom Steffens, his idea won the pitch competition of the Beta Business days and is currently a finalist for the EBG Pitch & Go Competition, with €5000 being awarded by a panel of judges, and €15,000 by the audience through live crowdfunding.
Chemical tech startup BioBTX is going to build a pilot plant on the Zernike campus to produce the raw materials for bioplastics on a larger scale. Last week, Carduso Capital announced it will participate in the funding for both the pilot plant and a full scale demo factory, and help scale up the technology and production.