Microsoft BizSpark - Microsoft BizSpark is a global program that helps software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business. Microsoft BizSpark is a worldwide partner of the Founder Institute, providing software, support, facilities, and mentoring to many entrprenuers within the Fouder Insitute network. Learn more about our partnership here, and sign-up for BizSpark here.


iMinds

iMinds 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 BetaGroup is the largest Belgian network of Internet, software, mobile technology and online media, with over  3,500 Web  professionals and entrepreneurs . It organizes a monthly pitch slam for startups attended by 350+ people and also runs a coworking space in Brussels.


Trends Tendances Magazine
 
Trends-Tendances is the main Belgian economic magazine.

Marketing on the beach

Marketing On The Beach is an editoral project of Technofutur Tic to develop web entrepreneurship in Wallonia and Nord Pas de Calais. They are particularly focused on e-commerce and e-marketing.


The Westartup community exists to help Belgian entrepreneurs move from dreams to reality.  At Westartup, entrepreneurs can also look for co-founders, partners, service providers, and investors. Co-creation based.  


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


Tech Podcast Brussels Belgium

 Techbrew is  a podcast about technology and tech events happening in Belgium.


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 Belgium.

Product Development

Fall 2011 Brussels Semester

How do you get from an idea to an offering? What are strategies to identify and prioritize features? How do you take a product definition and turn it into a development plan? What should comprise a minimum viable product? What are effective strategies to build your first offering? What are common mistakes that you should avoid when planning and building an offering?

Goal:
Plan and start building your offering.

Date:
2011-11-30, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Nico Perez
Co-Founder, mixcloud.com

Nico is Co-founder and Creative Director of Mixcloud - an Internet radio company based in London, UK. He graduated from Cambridge University with a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering before working as an analyst in the renewable energy sector. Nico used his technical...

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Michael Daun
Founder, Incloode

Michael Daun is the Founder and CEO of Incloode, a unique video platform for viral video marketing that makes it easy to create great user videos. Previously, Michael was the co-founder of Spray - a media company specializing in interactive consumer services, of fluidmin...

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Walter De Brouwer
CEO, OLPC

Walter De Brouwer was involved in the merger of Eunet with Qwest Communications, Jobscape with Stepstone and was the founder of Starlab. He is the chairman of The British Royal Society of Arts and a director of Tau Zero Foundation. He earned a PhD in Semiotics from the U...

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