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Experience being an entrepreneur during Startup 24

Discover entrepreneurship, in all its facets, during an exciting 24-hour rollercoaster ride. On Friday November 10 and Saturday November 11 the Academic Business Club (ABC) will organize the Startup 24 event here in Tilburg. This event enables students to learn to shape their ideas into a validated startup concept through interactive workshops and games. They will work in teams to develop a business idea under guidance from an expert. A unique opportunity to experience being an entrepreneur.


Startup 24 is a nationwide initiative and will take place simultaneously in twelve major Dutch cities. Students can register individually or as a team. Through the workshops and coaches, participants will learn about different entrepreneurial elements including:

  • team formation
  • business model canvas use
  • concept building, validation & iteration
  • pitching
At the conclusion of the event, the teams will get to present their business plan at a start-up fair.

Here in Tilburg, the Startup 24 event is organized by the Academic Business Club. They have arranged for Bank15 to be the location. There, the 24-hour event will launch on Friday November 10 at 16:00, (walk-in starting at 15:30) and last until 16:00 the next day, after which the start-up fair will be held. Subsequently, the event will conclude with drinks and an award ceremony starting at 17:30.

More information will follow soon. Check out the website of Startup 24 Tilburg at https://startup24.nl/cities/tilburg. For questions you can contact ABC at info@academicbusinessclub.nl.