Leiden centre for
innovation and


Build a healthy team, find your first 30k, build your business network.

The Venture Academy is the best way to launch your startup:

  It is 3-month journey shared with a community of entrepreneurs, experts and mentors where:

  • – you learn how to build a healthy team
  • – you learn how to make business decisions
  • – you get ready for your first 30k funding

Venture Academy

What’s the duration of the program?
March 19th, 2021 – June 18, 2021

  • How often do we meet?
    3 months program
    Social distanced sessions every 14 days on Fridays 
  • + Specialized tracks and personalized coaching based on your needs.


  • What can you expect after the program?: 

    – Find and validated your core features
    Plan of what to do in the following 6 months.
    You feel ready and confident to launch your company
    – You have the potential to apply for a 30k funding

  • Why should you join? 
    – this is one in a kind program focused on team development and founder’s wellbeing
  • – you will join a community of entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds
  • – you have the option to attend a special track based on your industry.
  • – you have access to a community of experienced mentors and coaches willing to share their knowledge with you

  • Is this for you? 
  • If you are commited to your idea, and are willing to invest time and energy, then this is for you

Ask Betty!

She can answer all your questions.

Send her an email to: betty@plnt.nl

Contact her via WhatsApp: +31643702829

Specialized tracks

Specialized tracks and session focused on the needs that every startup of your industry. should focus on.


Along the 3 months we will have 7 in-depth days will help you to develop your startup


We have a network of mentors, experts and investors that can help you consolidate your solution.

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What's the registration process?

Deadline online
28 February

1 - 5 March

Getting things
6 - 18 March

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Until the application deadline on October 22

It's all about validation.


Plan and test your first MVP

Identify first customers

Develop founders mindset

Validate your product

Validate your market

Boost your team

What makes you a qualified applicant?

  • You have an innovative business idea
  • You have at least one partner in crime
  • You have validated the problem with 10 people
  • You have a clear value proposition and you know your core benefit
  • You are eager to get outside and test your solution

Apply before 28 FEBRUARY 2021

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