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.

Presentation and Publicity

Fall 2011 Brussels Semester

How do you get the world to take notice of your company? What are tips and tricks to present your business? What tools do you need to succeed with outreach? How do you identify newsworthy milestones? How do you craft a successful media release? What are effective tactics to get social media, the blogosphere and traditional media to take notice? What are common media mistakes for new companies?

Goal:
Prepare for publicity.

Date:
2012-01-11, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Simon Mcdermott
Co-Founder, Attentio

Simon is an entrepreneur with a genuine affection for winning new business and working with start ups. He co-founded Attentio in 2004, was CEO from 2006-2009 and later from 2010-2011. He is now on the Board of Jam Publishing and advises On Road Media. In 2010 Simon founde...

8.29
David Hachez
Founder, The After

David Hachez is an entrepreneur who started Growth Bridge the company behind Raz*War; he is a digital communication specialist highly involved on the internet landscape since more than 13 years. During his professional career he worked at companies - mainly as a digita...

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Robin Wauters
Editor , The Next Web

Robin is the European Editor of The Next Web, and former writer for TechCrunch. Aside from professional blogging activities, he is an event organizer, occasional board adviser and angel investor but most importantly an allround startup champion.

9.14
Matthew Bromberg
Group GM, Electronic Arts

Matt is Group GM at Electronic Arts. He is the former president and CEO of Major League Gaming and Founder of I'mOK. He spent 5 years at AOL as GM of Moviefone, Consumer Products, and Games. Prior to AOL, he was the GM of Techweb (IPO'd and sold to United News and Medi...

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