Venture Lab Humanities – PILOT

Are you a student or alumnus in the field of Humanities with an innovative business idea? Join Venture Lab Humanities and start your company. We offer training, mentorship and access to networks AND a workplace in the historic center of Amsterdam!

Venture Lab Humanities helps startups in the field of Humanities by offering practical tools and ongoing support. We rely on extensive experience in working with startups. At ACE Venture Lab, we have been supporting highly achieving tech and science based startups for over three years. At Venture Lab Humanities, you will be able to receive the same support from our ever-expanding network of coaches and mentors, and an opportunity to develop your entrepreneurial skills within an environment of like-minded people. Venture Lab Humanities is a pilot for the Academic year 2016-2017. The program will be evaluated by the end of the year.

Join our programs

We offer a two-day Explore Program which allows you to get a taste of what entrepreneurship entails. You may also apply for our Bootcamp which offers five days of intensive training and covers all stages of business creation and development, teaching you how to translate your startup concept into a feasible company.

Applicants for the Explore Program (8 + 16 dec.) or the Bootcamp (jan-feb 2016/date tba) ideally match the following requirements:

  1. They are Master or PhD students, researchers, senior academics or creative professionals
  2. Their team is curious, ambitious and passionate about the idea they pursue
  3. They have an innovative concept/product in the field of Humanities
  4. They are willing to set up their business in the Amsterdam region
  5. They have a potential for growth and ambition to scale up (internationally)

Registration for the Explore Program is now open. Sign up here