Author Archives: Manon de Lijster

Many changes in Dutch coalition agreement for entrepreneurs


The new coalition agreement between VVD, CDA, D66 and CU seems to be favorable for entrepreneurs. The agreement starts with the phrase that ‘entrepreneurs are of inestimable value for the country’ and that they are the ‘engine of our economy’. The agreement also stresses that jobs and prosperity in our country are the result of innovative start-ups, family businesses, global […]

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Enactus Utrecht shines at World Cup 2017


On September 26th to 28th, Enactus Utrecht went to the international championships in London. Enactus is an international non-profit dedicated to inspiring students to take entrepreneurial action to improve the lives of others. The Enactus World Cup is an annual event featuring the best social innovation projects created by the top university and college teams from 36 countries, qualified from 1,700 […]

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Ever had difficulties with concentrating on your (school) work? Two students from Utrecht invented Study Buddy: a start-up with products that boost your concentration level. The ingredients in the supplements are all natural, proven to make your focus much better. Wimme, one of the co-founders of Study Buddy, always looked for ways to improve his study skills. He always wondered how […]

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Sign up for the ‘Sell your science’ training!


In an increasing knowledge oriented society, you need to be able to show that your research creates impact. Impact, both societal and economic, is becoming crucial in every grant proposal and job application. In short: you have to be able to ‘Sell your science’. Do you know how? Are you wondering about your career after your thesis? Are you constantly negotiating […]

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Zes nieuwe startups bij UtrechtInc


Deze maand starten zes nieuwe startups voor ondersteuning bij UtrechtInc. In een programma van 4 maanden werken zij toe naar een schaalbaar business model, betalende klanten, complementair team en werkend product. Met de zes nieuwe startups telt de incubator op dit moment 30 startups in huis. Voorgangers zijn ondermeer de succesvol uitgevlogen bedrijven ViriCiti, The Hyve en StuComm. De nieuwe lichting bestaat uit Closure, Goings-On, Campfire, MarcoPoloBot, PerfectPlace en […]

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Join the USP Student Challenge!


Are you a student and do you like to challenge yourself? Would you like to gain real-life experience working on ground-breaking, innovative projects at Utrecht Science Park? Can you devote 8 hours per week for a 6 week long period to work on an entrepreneurial project? Then USP Student Challenge is for you! USP Student Challenge is a cooperative initiative […]

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Get Connected Jaarcongres 2017


Op 13 oktober organiseert de Economic Board Utrecht het Get Connected Jaarcongres 2017! Het evenement richt zich op Healthy Urban Living, waarbij gekeken wordt met welke oplossingen en ideeën de regio Utrecht zo groen, gezond en slim mogelijk gemaakt kan worden. Samen met gerenommeerde experts wordt de vraag: ‘Hoe maken we Healthy Urban Living menselijk?’ vanuit verschillende invalshoeken beantwoord. Maak kennis […]

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