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Have you developed a creative solution or sustainable innovation during a project, internship or thesis? Or have you come up with an idea outside of your studies? And do you now want to see whether you can really realize this idea to make an impact and/or start your own start-up? Then the 10K Pre-Incubator is the incubator program for you!

The 10K Pre-Incubator Program has a number of elements:

  • During the program you will work on your business model, market research and team, resulting in a business plan in the form of a pitch deck
  • You will gain extensive experience in perfecting your pitch and pitch skills while building your network
  • A personal coach guides you through the entire program and helps you get the most out of everything
  • You are part of a group of startups that are just as eager to learn and grow their startup as you
  • Finally, you will receive more than ten masterclasses * that will not only help you with your start-up, but also enrich you as a young professional.

10K is for:

  • Teams consisting of one to five students, at least one of whom has an active enrollment - or has graduated in the past two years - at an Amsterdam higher education institution.
  • Teams with an intrinsic motivation to invest 20 weeks with 10K in your own startup, with a minimum load of 8 hours per week, to find out what it takes to make a success of a good idea.
  • Teams with an idea for a creative solution or sustainable innovation, this can be a product or service and the ambition can also certainly be a social enterprise.

Below you will find more information about the different parts of the 10K Pre-Incubator program: