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Masterclass | Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

How can you develop a validation mindset?

Every successful entrepreneur continues to collect more information and is willing to change his conclusions in light of new information. To do that, you need to learn how to design your choices so they are cheap, fast, and easy to reverse. In this masterclass you will learn how to develop a validation mindset that will allow you to learn faster, adapt and make better choices.

Meet the trainers

Sjoerd Louwaars is director of Innovation at PLNT Leiden and is co-founder of the Future Work Lab. In the past five years, Sjoerd has designed a portfolio of 14 university-accredited courses. Sjoerd obtained his Masters of Science with a distinction in Urban Development at the Delft University of Technology. He worked as a consultant at Twynstra Gudde, and conducted research at the Rotterdam Development Authority and founded. After which he started his own social enterprise Weaverbird.

Betty Huerta is the entrepreneurship program coordinator at PLNT Leiden, where she coordinates the efforts that support aspiring entrepreneurs to develop their startup. Betty obtained her Masters of Science in Innovation Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology, where she did research on the road social entrepreneurs working with artificial intelligence take in the context of developing countries. Before that, she worked for 4 years in the field of innovation and social entrepreneurship in Mexico at the Tec de Monterrey university.


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