The most ambitious business accelerator for startups and existing companies in the Northern Netherlands


VentureLab North offers a cohesive one year business development programme.

Important elements of VentureLab North are:

  • Weekly training sessions on subjects as product development, marketing, strategy, finance, entrepreneurial skills
  • Custom-made programme based on personal, team and business development needs (choose from > 60 trainings)
  • Current specializations: Energy, Health, Water, ICT, Biobased
  • 48 hours of intensive individual business coaching
  • Expert coaching
  • International network
  • Soft Landing programme (NBIA accreditation)
  • Investor Readiness programme, facilitating access to finance, potential and launching customers
  • Progress monitoring by 4-monthly business panel presentations
  • Regular networking events

Founded in Groningen

VentureLab North offers the Startup Visa in the Groningen entrepreneurial ecosystem in collaboration with Founded in Groningen


The cost of the one year programme with Startup Visa is E 15.000,-

Information and apply:


Cees-Jan Groen

For more information and to apply, please contact Cees-Jan Groen