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      Incubators & accelerators in Antwerpen

      1. The Birdhouse: Connecting and reaching goals together, that’s what The Birdhouse is about. Our accelerator supports entrepreneurs by connecting them with the right people in an ambitious environment. Combining the forces of co-founders, partners, mentors and investors, we aim to leave our mark on the ecosystem through an open network in which enterprise and ambitious ideas take flight.
      2. The CoFoundry: With a passion for innovation we help entrepreneurs transform their ideas into sustainable companies by funding them in a seed stage and by coaching them in the growth process. We aim for the long run rather than a fast monetary return. Some say we cut through the funding hype and work hard to give your business a sustainable future.
      3. StartIt@KBC: Start it @kbc supports and promotes innovative and scalable entrepreneurship and is Belgium’s largest startup community. To achieve this, the community concludes partnerships with organizations and companies that adopt the same pay-it- forward mentality. This way, Start it @kbc is building an ecosystem and a dynamic network of early-stage startups, scale-ups, incubators, accelerators, mentors, VCs, supporting partners and strategic partners.
      4. iStart: Imec.istart is imec’s Business Incubation Program set up to support tech start-ups with coaching, facilities and funding. As a University Business Accelerator, our program has been recognized as one of the world’s best by UBI Global.
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      5. Darwin Incubator: Thanks to the  wide range of services available, entrepreneurs can focus on their main activity: scientific research. Moreover, companies are provided with a broad network of knowledge companies. This network forms a cluster of expertise on themes such as legislation, business strategy, IP, subsidies, innovation, etc

      Talent hot-spots for startup jobs Antwerpen

      1. Universiteit Antwerpen: The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historic roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society. The University of Antwerp develops, provides access to and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, teaching and service to society. It carries out these tasks in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility.
      2. Artesis Plantijn University College: Artesis Plantijn University College is a brand new university college, originating from Artesis University College and Plantijn University College. AP or Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp stands for Antwerp and Province, Arts and Professional, Ambitious and Passionate. In short, AP is the perfect name for our university college.
      3. De Karel de Grote Hogeschool staat voor duurzame ontwikkeling: van studenten, medewerkers en samenleving. In onderlinge interactie, vanuit een uitnodigende leer-, leef-  en werksfeer. Om telkens weer het beste uit iedereen te halen, en samen naar topkwaliteit te streven. Door waarden gedreven, christelijk geïnspireerd, open voor andere levensbeschouwingen.
      4. Thomas More Hogeschool: Thomas More is the largest university college in Flanders, offering over 30 Dutch-taught and 5 English-taught bachelor degree programs in the province of Antwerp. Next to that, Thomas More offers exchange programmes in English, for students from partner universities. Thomas More was created by joining together the strengths of Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen, Lessius Antwerp and Lessius Mechelen.
      5. Antwerp Management School: As a professional individual, business team, company or organization, you want to create value while searching for healthy growth and sustainability. Your perfect partner on this journey is Antwerp Management School, a dynamic, innovative and customer-friendly organization, fueled by an empowered team

      Recruitment partners for startup jobs in Antwerpen

      1. You can also get career guidance bij VDAB (NL). Your career counsellor will help you look for the ideal job (NL) and draw up a step plan.
      2. Werkwinkels (NL), job centres that help you in your search for work.

      Government organizations in Antwerpen

      1. Stad Antwerpen: Ondernemen in Antwerpen: Helping you start your business in Antwerpen.
      2. Agentschap Ondernemen/ Vlajo: Vlajo geeft een stevige boost aan de ondernemingszin en ondernemende competenties van jong talent in Vlaanderen.

      Investors in Antwerpen

      1. SmartFin Capital: SmartFin Capital is a technology Private Equity fund founded in December 2014 by Jurgen Ingels, Bart Luyten, Edward Schiettecatte and Stefan Dierckx.
        We target growth technology companies, headquartered in Europe and the United Kingdom that display the potential for significant value creation. Our investments range from 2 million euro to 10 million euro over the lifetime of the portfolio company, and are always minority stakes.
      2. GIMV: Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital.
      3. BAN Vlaanderen: is literally the Business Angel Network of Flanders. It’s the main starting point if you seek investment from a business angel. It’s a well-known network due to its longstanding reputation in the small market of Flanders.
      4. PMV: PMV provides finance for promising businesses, from their very start, through their various growth stages and even on to operating internationally. Working with and for the government and other partners, PMV implements projects that are important for prosperity and wellbeing in Flanders.

      Startup Events and communities in Antwerpen

      1. TEDxAntwerpen: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading. TED has created a program called TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED like experience.
      2. Antwerp Startup Fair is a yearly event, founded in 2016. It’s a trade fair where startups meet each other, find suppliers or customers and recruit new employees who want to join the startup community.

      Co-working spaces for startups in Antwerpen

      1. Startbloc: Coworking in Antwerpen nodig? Dan moet je bij StartBloc zijn! Wij bieden dé voordeligste en centraalste coworking space van Antwerpen aan! Inclusief Maatschappelijke zetel!
      2. De Winkelhaak is a branch of Bar d’Office with multiple locations around Belgium. Apart from this, De Winkelhaak is also famous for its ateliers where creative entrepreneurs will find a home to unleash their power and creativity.
      3. Burooz is located in one of the upcoming quarters of Antwerp and is rising with it. It’s a well-known and established coworking space in Antwerp.
        The House of Ape has its own academy for entrepreneurs but also provide a coworking space with meeting and event rooms for business owners.
      4. HAVN is one of the newest coworking spaces in Antwerp. They also organize their own events although they’re not always located in the coworking space. Why? Because they also have HAVN church which is an event room in an old church for sailors.
        Bolwerk is another branch of Bar d’Office but this one is located in Edegem, just outside the busy life of the city.