the #1 accelerator to make global impact with your tech startup
imec.istart powered by Novel-T offers tech startups pre-seed funding (between 50.000 and up to 250.000 euro per startup) and tailored support to succeed and grow globally. Based in Gelderland and Overijssel and powered by imec and Novel-T, we support and partner with the most ambitious pre-seed startups – often as their first investor. imec.istart.nl just recently launched, but the program can count on many years of experience of both the imec.istart acceleration program and the business support of Novel-T. Imec.istart.nl is supported by our fund partners imec, VDL Group, University of Twente, Oost NL, Cronos Group,Verhaert, Somerset Capital Partners and Simac and our networkpartners Pfizer, PontesNL, Holst Center and OnePlanet.
Our program helps you to reach essential milestones to build a successful business.
Reach a fully functioning solution
Align your product to your target customers and refine your market and strategy roadmap.
Acquire the necessary skills and knowhow to scale your business and plow through the inevitable growing pains.
Define your perfect funding mix and convince our investor network with your polished pitch.
Our selection process
This is how the process looks like, after you finished your application.
HOW CAN IMEC.ISTART.NL GROW YOUR TECH STARTUP?
Want to have a better impression how imec.istart.nl can give your tech startup the best chances at success? Rewatch this info session webinar (of the imec.istart program in Belgium) where we guide you through our program and explain the selection and application procedure.
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