Proud Partners

Organizer

Startups.be ǀ Scale-Ups.eu enables the most promising startups and scale-ups to grow faster. We connect them with our global network of investors, corporate buyers and partners. Together we are the one stop shop for entrepreneurship in technology.

Main partners

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Antwerp-Waasland is a business organization with more than 3,000 members from all economic sectors in the region. Whether you work alone or employ hundreds of people, whether your business has been around for years or you have just started, we support you in all aspects of entrepreneurship. Through programs like Bryo for Start-Ups and Plato for advanced businesses, we guide entrepreneurs along their journey.

Experis is a global recruitment company and services provider with a mission to help professionals build successful careers in IT, Engineering, Life Sciences, Finance and Supply Chain.

Antwerp is brimming with innovative entrepreneurial talent and has become a real hotspot for startups and growth companies. For instance, the City has more than 350 startups, dozens of growth companies netting 500,000 euros in capital, many incubators, accelerators and other startup initiatives. The City supports such private initiatives and even gives startups a bit of a boost. With StartupVillage for example, where startups, large companies, mentors and investors meet together to discuss business, in the heart of the city.

Leuven MindGate is one of the world's prime regions for health, high-tech and creativity. A region with a unique ecosystem of companies cooperating with knowledge institutions and the government, creating the perfect breeding ground for companies, entrepreneurs, investors and talent.

Since 2014, TAKEOFFANTWERP is a (Quadruple Helix) partnership between the city of Antwerp, the Antwerp University Association (AUHA), Artesis Plantijn University College, Karel de Grote University College, the University of Antwerp, KAVKA youth centre, SINC student association & VOKA, Flanders' Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This local ecosystem (TAKEOFFANTWERP) aims to inspire, activate and support youngsters on their way to entrepreneurship.

SINC represents Students for Innovation and Cooperation. We are the Antwerp student organisation for entrepreneurship. We strive to make entrepreneurship attractive by inspiring, informing and activating students. We organize accessible activities in Antwerp on the basis of these three pillars, and focus on the power of networks. SINC makes entrepreneurship attractive to students, puts entrepreneurs in the spotlight and gives them the support they deserve!

Network organisations

Communication partners