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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 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.

Mentor Idea Review

Fall 2011 Brussels Semester

Can you pitch your idea in three minutes and survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How viable is the idea itself? Can you present the idea in a meaningful and articulate way? Have you done the research necessary to understand the market and prove that the idea is valid?

Review your idea with Mentors.
2011-11-02, 06:30 PM


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...

Toon Vanagt
Founder & Managing Partner, Various Companies

Toon Vanagt is managing partner at several SMBs, as well as an entrepreneur with broad experience in all aspects of setting up and managing ventures in the BeNeLux. He raised 4.000.000 EUR on his first start-up ( |1999) and did a management-buy-out in 2005. He ...

Wim Vernaeve
Co-founder, Green Park Investment Partners

Wim is a founding partner of Green Park Investment Partners, a deal based investment fund based in Belgium. Previously he spent 6 years in London and co-founded Bragster, the social network for daredevils where people can dare their friends and post video evidence of thei...

Thibaud Elzière
Founder & CEO, Fotolia

Thibaud ELZIERE is a french entrepreneur. He founded, one of the leading image bank in the world, just after finishing his studies at Ecole Centrale de Lyon in 2004.

Kester Goh
Founder, Incubaid

Kester recently joined PMV to head Flanders Care Invest, a fund targeting innovative companies in the health care. Until 2011, he was managing partner and founder at Incubaid, a high tech incubator focussed on cloud computing. Amplidata, Aserver, Awingu, Dacentec and Rack...

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