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Encouraging entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking, knowledge and research. Because entrepreneurship empowers people to be creative and innovative and enables them to be make a difference.

Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship

Minor Entrepreneurship Kick-off Lecture

The Minor Entrepreneurship Kick-off Lecture will be held on Wednesday August 29th at 12.45 in room CZ 115.

Alumnus Sebastian Mennes, serial-entrepreneur, speaker and writer, will share his entrepreneurial story and will tell about his experiences. Sebastian is well aware of the challenges of our technology-driven, performance-oriented society. He told his compelling story in front of 14.000 people at Inspiration360 in the Ziggo Dome. Sebastian found out the hard way that entrepreneurship is not merely a matter of success-stories. In 2009, he was listed as one of the most promising entrepreneurs in the Netherlands. Within the next two years, he ended up with a burn-out, and went nearly bankrupt. He managed to recover in the years that followed. He will share the lessons he learned about the dark side or entrepreneurship and share tips, tools & life-hacks when it comes to finding work-life balance.

In addition, more information will provided about the Minor Entrepreneurship, our on-campus Braventure network will be introduced, a network of startups, and our student association for entrepreneurial students, the Academic Business Club (ABC) will also be introduced.

For more information about entrepreneurship at Tilburg University you can visit, you can also find more information on the minor there. If you want to know even more, you can mail They can also tell you more about the Minor Entrepreneurship certificate, available to anyone who successfully completes the minor. The certificate helps set you apart in your future career.

When: 29 August 2018 12:45

End date: 29 August 2018 14:30