Start.VUB is the incubator for entrepreneurial students of the VUB

We support the creation of your start-up.  Our services are free, including personalised coaching, workshops, networking events and access to our co-working space at Usquare.
We help entrepreneurs to grow and provide you with the tools and knowledge to launch your start-up.

Apply Before October 14

Next call: February 2020

Start.VUB provides you free acces to:

Start.VUB provides you free acces to:

Personalised coaching by our team

Our team of entrepeneurs and coaches is there to guide you and provide feedback and advice.

Co-working space at Usquare

A place to work, brainstorm, meet clients, or simply encounter other entrepreneurs? Join our incubator space at Usquare.

Training and education

We provide courses in entrepreneurship.

Network events

Meet other entrepreneurs and pitch your project.

Meeting with experts

We help you connect with the right expert for all your technical questions.


We organise over 10 workshops per year covering various aspects to help you become a better entrepreneur.

The VUB organizes a number of additional services and courses for student entrepreneurs:

The VUB organizes a number of additional services and courses for student entrepreneurs:

Who can apply?

Student of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Plan to launch your own business.

Recently launched your start-up.

Interested in entrepreneurship.

You can apply alone or in a team.

How to apply?

1 - Contact us

Send us a brief description of yourself and your project before October 14!

Entrepreneurial mindset.
Concrete plans to launch a start-up or in the early stages of your start-up.

2 - Pitch in front of a jury

5 minutes to pitch your idea in front of our jury

Prepare a small presentation to pitch your idea.
The pitching is planned on Friday October 18th in the morning.

3 - Selection

We select up to 15 teams per call.
The next call is in February 2020.

Motivation and entrepreneurial mindset are major criteria.
Your study level or type of studies are not taken into account.

Start.VUB Team

All of this is possible thanks to: