Entrepreneurship at Tilburg University

Tilburg University has already inspired many students and entrepreneurs, one of whom is former student Ruud Schippers, founder of JAMwerkt.nl. You can find out more about him in this video. Are you going to be the next person who gets inspired?


At Tilburg University, we believe that an entrepreneurial mindset is important for all our students. A focus on entrepreneurship helps our students to become pro-active, enterprising, and characterful thinkers. Or, as it is formulated in the Tilburg Education Vision: thinkers who actively contribute to society. That's why we do all we can to encourage entrepreneurship. We provide education and support and among other things, we organize various activities and events in the field of entrepreneurship. Learn about entrepreneurship, go into business yourself, or get inspired and expand your network. This site contains all the information you need about entrepreneurship at Tilburg University.

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  • 12 Apr 2019News

    Alumna Nan Su wins Rotterdam Businesswoman Award
    Alumna Nan Su has won the Rotterdam Businesswoman Award 2019 in the category Businesswoman of the Year With Staff. Read more

  • 30 Mar 2017Press release

    Tilburg students pitch their business idea in the elevator
    April 3rd Elevator Pitch Event

    PRESS RELEASE March 30th 2017 - The fourth edition of the Elevator Pitch Event will be held on Monday, April 3rd. Students of Tilburg University, Avans, Fontys, NHTV and Eindhoven University of Technology will get in the elevator to pitch their business idea to a jury member in 1 minute. The finale will be held from 13.30 to 18.00 at Interpolis Tilburg. Read more

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Entrepreneurship Erik de Bruijn Ultimaker


Tilburg center of entrepreneurship Academic Business Club