Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Venture Centre

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Becoming a member of the HvA Venture Centre is very easy and arranged in no time. For starters, membership is free and we process requests within two business days. This means that from that moment on we will keep you informed of all activities and possibilities. If you also register your startup for a workplace, we will also make an appointment with you to familiarize you with the work location.

Before you register your startup again the most important advantages:

  • every month an overview of all workshops, masterclasses, events and programs.
  • exclusive access to events and programs from our partner organizations
  • free tickets and / or discounts at events
  • every two months a networking drink with workshop exclusively for members
  • be the first to know about entrepreneurship / entrepreneurial internships and theses (e.g. at startups)

Membership Terms

To start with, membership is free, but there are a number of conditions attached to it:

  • You or one of the owners of the company are registered as a full-time bachelor or master student at the AUAS, UvA, VU, AUMC or AHK or you have completed a full-time bachelor or master at one of these institutions in the past two years.
  • In the case of the UvA, VU, AUMC or AHK, you can motivate what the advantage is for you to have a workplace for your startup at the AUAS.

The following also applies to the use of the workplaces:

  • Last year (365 days) you did not purchase a paid workplace elsewhere in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area
  • Your team has no more than five members

Membership term

Membership of the HvA Venture Center is valid for the academic year. That means the following:

  • Membership starts on September 1 and ends automatically on August 31
  • All members can renew their membership for the following academic year from June.
  • To be included in the Startup Yearbook, you must become a member of the AUAS Venture Center before March 1
  • September 1 is also the arrow date to determine if you graduated in the past two years.

Questions or information?

For questions or information you can always drop in, we can be found on the ground floor of the Wibauthuis. Or send an email to venturecenter@hva.nl or register for the start-up helpdesk.

Published by  Entrepreneurship 4 May 2021