How do you become an entrepreneur at Holland Startup

Always wanted to do business, but you don't know how? You are not the one! Holland Startup understands the founders dilemma and offers the solution: a step-by-step program to help you with your business.

You can start at 4 times a year within our startup program. The eerstvolgende startmoment is in juni. Interesse? Bekijk de stappen hieronder and apply.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not yet certain when the next Pressure Cooker will take place. We expect to have more clarity on this before the end of the summer. When you click on register, you will be in the pipeline for the next Pressure Cooker. You will receive updates from us during the application process.  

  • 1. Information Evening

    Before you actually start at Holland Startup, it is of course useful to learn more about our program. Information evenings are the ideal opportunity for this. Are you there too? The following information evenings will take place (digitally) on April 24 and May 8.

  • 2. Register

    The most important step is to register for our program, where you are invited to an interview and test based on your motivation, knowledge and experience. You can sign up for it upcoming program.

  • 3. Interview and test

    If you are selected you can be invited for an interview at Holland Startup, where you will meet one of our team members. In the interview we discuss your experience; your motivation and motivations for a startup. We also discuss issues that you would like to address with your startup and team composition. At the end of the interview, a test for talents and cognition can be taken.

    Within 5 working days after the test you know whether you have been admitted to the "Pressure Cooker"

  • 4. Pressure Cooker

    De laatste stap in ons selectieproces is een online assessment van twee dagen, waarbij je kennis maakt met ondernemerschap, opdrachten uitvoert en intensief samenwerkt met medekandidaten. De Pressure Cooker biedt jou de ideale kans om het Holland Startup programma te leren kennen en potentiële co-founders te ontmoeten. 

    Within 5 working days after the Pressure Cooker you know whether you have been admitted to Holland Startup.

5. Join Holland Startup

Once you have been admitted to Holland Startup, we will review the agreements together.
After signing you are official
entrepreneur in residence at Holland Startup. We determine together in consultation
your start date.



Maximum community feeling. Surrounded by startups who have gone through the same process and have been where you are going.



Together we realize the product and your first revenue. Daily guidance and a structured process with coaching, mentorship and workshops.




Financing from day 1 - not just for your startup, but also for you as part of an entrepreneurial team.
Zo verlagen we de drempel om te gaan ondernemen.