IBBT (Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology) is an independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to stimulate ICT innovation. The IBBT team offers companies and organizations active support in research and development. It brings together companies, authorities, and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. Both technical and non-technical issues are addressed within each of these projects.



ICAB is a technology incubator for entrepreneurs wishing to start a business in the field of ICT or Engineering.

The mission of ICAB is to help grow and develop emerging technology companies.  By fostering intellectual synergy and networking, ICAB creates a dynamic climate for creative entrepreneurs, enabling the development of new ideas and successful business operations.

ICAB offers a full range of start-up services as well as flexible workspaces in a state of the art facility in close proximity to the center of Brussels and the main university campuses.


JobsinBrussels is the only website of its kind primarily focused on offering easy access to English speaking jobs, coupled with smart and useful collaborative features to support job seekers (simply mouse over a job listing to experience the power of Web 2.0)


BrusselsJobs.com is the top jobsite for international experts and expats in Brussels, Belgium and Luxembourg in Business, Admin, Finance and IT


The Café Numérique is a non-profit association which organizes technology meetings every wednesday at 7PM in Brussels and every two weeks in Liège. Its objective is to promote innovation and teach anyone interested about new technologies.  The meetings are free and open to everyone.


The BetaGroup is a group of 3,500 Web Entrepreneurs in Belgium passionate about Internet, Software, Mobile Technology and Online Media.

We aim to connect Entrepreneurs, Creative Thinkers, Software Developers, Digital Marketers, Web Designers, Web Agencies, Advertisers, Publishers, VC's, and Business Angels to innovate together. We want to provide a platform to meet each other, present our projects and foster new collaborations.


The Westartup community exists to help Belgian entrepreneurs move from dreams to reality.  The process is fueled by co-creation, which means that an entrepreneur can put his or her idea online and then get constructive support and criticism from other members of the community.  At Westartup, entrepreneurs can also look for co-founders, partners, service providers, and investors.  

 


Webmission is a group of Belgian web tech & mobile entrepreneurs, bloggers, journalists, developers and tech enthusiasts that have voluntarily joined forces to promote abroad the many good ideas and projects that are brewing in the country


Pitch Arena is a networking platform for Founders of early stage companies.

Fundraising

Spring 2011 Brussels Semester

When is it realistic to raise capital for a brand new company? How should you calculate the amount of money to raise? How should you define the use use of proceeds? What materials are required to fundraise? How do you identify and qualify target angel and seed stage investors? How do you find a lead investor? What do investors expect from the company? What are typical investment structures and deal terms for seed-stage financing? How do you negotiate terms?

Goal:
Plan to raise your first round.

Date:
2011-06-29, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Filip Tack
Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer, Nomadesk

Co-founder, CEO at Nomadesk, a leading provider of online storage, file sharing and synchronization software. Co-founder and Chairman at Carambla, a real-time marketplace for parking. Bootstrapped Nomadesk and made it into a revenue generating SaaS-business, geared fo...

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Koen Blanquart
Chief Strategy, Agyx (and other organisations)

Koen is a strategice value innovator, an entrepreneur and a passionate technology scout. He has (co-)founded a number of companies, recently including Hercules Trophy North America, Agyx and ICT4me. Koen organizes his businesses in an international fashion, meaning t...

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Xavier Damman
Co-Founder & CEO, Storify

Xavier is the cofounder & CEO of Storify. He moved from Belgium in the summer of 2009 with the vision that there are voices on social media that deserve to be published on main stream media. Xavier earned a master’s degree with distinction in computer science from Belg...

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