With an extensive network of 150+ mentors, investors, and partners

At UtrechtInc you can follow one of our three validation programs: Tech, Science or Student validation. This is for those who are looking to find market validation and better understand their customers, market and create a feasible business model. 

Our Acceleration program is for those who have a scalable startup with their first paying customers and are looking to elevate sales and get ready for their next investors. 

Which fits you best? Find out below:

Tech Validation

  • A 10-week program supported by an extensive network of 150+ mentors, investors, and partners 
  • Get active coaching and access to the biggest network of investors,  mentors and peers for early-stage tech startups
  • Validate idea and paying customer
  • Apply with a team and optimise your team 
  • Opportunity to receive a pre-seed soft loan
  • Application deadline: September 4

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  • The Foundership is a startup community for post-validation scalable startups in Utrecht
  • A membership structure where you are in the driver's seat
  • A vibrant community with on-demand services
  • It's up to you if you want to stay in the community for a few months or a few years
  • The Foundership is launching on the 1st of March 2023.
  • This service is only available for startups located in the Utrecht area.

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Science Validation

  • 8-month program with workshops and coaching on business dev and cutting edge and insights 
  • Validate your scientific research in the market
  • Opportunity to receive pre-seed soft loan
  • Application deadline: September 11

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Student Validation

  • A free 8-week intensive program if you are a student with a scalable idea
  • Connect with an ecosystem of entrepreneurs and experts
  • Get a first market validation for your startup
  • Application deadline: September 25

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Ready to Start

  • A free 4-week, online, evening course for researchers in Utrecht
  • Get a sneak peek into the entrepreneurial world
  • Explore how you can make an impact with your research by starting a company
  • Application deadline: November 1

Still don't know what to choose?

Call us directly, or apply for a 1 on 1 introduction call, to get the answer to your questions, by clicking here.