Leiden centre for
innovation and


Imagine, develop and execute!

PLNT offers an activation program focused on developing yourself as a professional and/or entrepreneur aimed at actually creating impactful projects and/or companies in Leiden.

PLNT sprints

PLNT sprints is a 24-hour, hands-on experience to learn all about entrepreneurship. In multidisciplinary teams, you work on finding innovative solutions to challenges in the Leiden area and beyond. Do you have what it takes to present a winning solution after just 24 hours?

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PLNT Entrepreneurs in Residence

For every inhabitant @PLNT we now offer the totally free support and advise from Arjan Meester and Bart Hoenen, our new entrepreneurs in residence.

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The Venture Academy

Do you have an innovative idea? Would you like to explore the possibility of creating a real startup out of it? Join the Venture Academy pre-incubation programme! Sign up as an individual or team and explore if your venture has the potential to grow. At the end of the academy you will have a solid business plan.

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Are you a young entrepreneur that could use a boost? Then the Gulliver Startup competition is the place to be! Gulliver is a platform for entrepreneurship in Leiden and offers you a community, feedback, and the opportunity to win € 10.000, - to develop your startup.

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LEF Startup competition

Would you like to gain exposure for your starting business, learn how to pitch and get professional support by a coach? Then joining the LEF competition for entrepreneurs in the Leiden area might be the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Show me the money

Do you need financial support for your startup? Is it too soon for private investment? Show Me The Money is an initiative that allows you to ask any questions you have around finances of your startup or venture.

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ELF Pre-seed

If you are about to graduate or if you are a recent graduate with a brilliant idea that has both commercial and social impact, read on. The Entreprise Leiden Fonds Pre-seed might be exactly what you need!

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