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      Incubators & accelerators in Leuven

      1. 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.
      2. Leuven Community for Innovation driven Entrepreneurship: The one stop shop for students, researchers, professors and alumni of the KU Leuven who have questions related to entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurship.
      3. 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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      Talent hot-spots for startup jobs Leuven

      1. KU Leuven: Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium’s largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe.
      2. Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven: Moving Minds is our philosophy, our way of being. Moving Minds: motivating people and turning ideas into action. Our scope reaches beyond boarders, our mind is open toward what lies ahead, we encourage innovation and the challenging of fossilised systems/systems reluctant to change.

      Recruitment partners for startup jobs in Leuven

      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 Leuven

      1. Stad Leuven: Ondernemen in Leuven: Helping you start your business in Leuven.
      2. Agentschap Ondermenen in Leuven: Aanspreekpunt voor ondernemers in Vlaanderen

      Investors in Leuven

      1. Capricorn: Capricorn Venture Partners is an independent European manager of venture capital and equity funds, investing in innovative European companies with technology as competitive advantage. It is based in Leuven, Belgium and licensed by the FSMA (the Financial Services and Markets Authority in Belgium).
      2. GIMV: Gimv is a European investment company with over three decades of experience in private equity and venture capital.
      3. Gemma Frisius Fund: The Gemma Frisius Fund provides seed capital in the early phases of the development of innovative, research-based spin-off companies. Investment is not restricted to a specific technology domain. Every opportunity in which the knowledge, technology or intellectual property of KU Leuven can be exploited in a spin-off company is eligible.
      4. Quest for growth: Is a privak/pricaf, a public alternative investment fund (AIF) with fixed capital under Belgian law, managed by Capricorn Venture Partners NV.
        The diversified portfolio of Quest for Growth chiefly comprises investments in growth undertakings listed at European stock exchanges, European unlisted companies and venture capital funds.
      5. 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 Leuven

      1. Student Startup Forum:  Student Startup Forum is een inspirerend topevent waar we medestudenten doen nadenken over ondernemen als een carrièreoptie. Kom luisteren naar de ervaringen van doorgewinterde topondernemers en ambitieuze jongelingen. Persoonlijke getuigenissen, van hightech spin-off tot sociaal ondernemer, passeren de revue. Een hapje en drankje wachten op je in de gezellige promotiezaal.
      2. Startup Weekend Leuven:Startup Weekend are weekend events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!
      3. TEDxLeuven: 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.

      Co-working spaces for startups in Leuven

      1. Fablab Leuven: FabLab-Leuven is “open source hardware” voor studenten en het brede publiek, zeg maar: een bibliotheek met gebruiksvriendelijke machines om bijna alles te maken in hout en kunststof. Het FabLab is gratis als je je kennis deelt met anderen
      2. Creative Minds: Creative Minds geeft creatieve bedrijven een frisse en vruchtbare biotoop, veel meer dan een traditioneel bedrijvencentrum dat kan. Momenteel wordt deze kantoorruimte ingenomen door Boondoggle en BUUR. Daarnaast omvat Creative Minds ook een Incubator voor gaming & digital entertainment waarbij start-ups en meer gevestigde waarden mekaar in de breedte en diepte kunnen versterken.
      3. Fabric Leuven: A place to work and meet. for free-lancers and nomadic workersBeing at work does not necessarily mean that you have to be at work. Our mobile lifestyle has taught us that we can work from anywhere we want, anytime we want.