Leiden centre for
innovation and

Get ready TO LAUNCH.

Validate your team, market and product.

The Venture Academy is start-up program supporting your journey testing your solution  and developing founder’s mindset. 

This program helps you validating if your solution could become a profitable business, and getting you ready launch.

Venture Academy

First step into launching your startup!

  • When:  April 16 – May 14
  • What: 5 afternoon sessions on Thursdays
  • Result after: 

    - Validated solution with 20 possible customers
    - Plan of what to do in the following 6 months.

    -  You feel ready and confident to launch your company and look for investment.

  • Strength:  develop a founders mindset and identify if your solution could become a profitable business.
  • Is this for you? If you want to boost and strategize your team and get ready for seed funding, 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


Every week, you will be confronted with challenges that will help you validate different sides of your business.


5 in-depth workshops will help you to develop your startup


We have a network of mentors and investors that may want to invest in your idea

Ventures created

What's the application process?

Deadline online

March 29

selection round

March 30-April 1

Schedule interview

April 2 -3


April 6-9

Final Selection

April 11

Venture Academy begins!

April 16 - May 14

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Until the application deadline on March 29

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 march 29, 2020

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