STARTUP DELTA & STARTUP OFFICERS
StartupDelta is a public-private partnership that collaborates with the Netherlands’ primary innovation hubs to speed up innovation, attract startups, corporates and investors to the Netherlands, and serve as an advocate for the startup community to policy makers.
StartupDelta consists of a small core team led by Special Envoy Constantijn van Oranje. The main innovation hubs in the Netherlands, the ministries of Economic Affairs, Education Culture and Science, Foreign Affairs, the Dutch Chamber of Commerce, the startup community, and other partners, all contribute to the StartupDelta initiative.
The role of StartupDelta is to provide information and support, and to act as a gateway to its extensive network of startups, accelerators, government bodies, and other useful parties in the Netherlands and abroad.
StartupDelta has a powerful network that can help to facilitate the growth of your startup in the Dutch ecosystem. Think of StartupDelta as a signpost to great initiatives, offering guidance where needed. Additionally, StartupDelta is an advocate to policy makers on behalf of the Dutch startup ecosystem.
They have 3 main goals:
- Offer an entrance for startups who see opportunities in collaborating with the government;
- Deploy the startup mindset in the governmental organisation, in order to grow into an innovative an learning government;
- Empowering governments to open up public procurement for startups.
Regional hub partners
All ecosystems in the Netherlands together form One Single Hub helping all sorts of startups grow. Each partner contributing with its own specialty or local stronghold.
- Brightlands - Southern part of Holland
- Innovation Quarter - Western part of Holland
- Novel T - Twente area
- #StartUpUtrecht - Utrecht area
- StartUpAmsterdam - Amsterdam area
- Brainport Eindhoven - Eindhoven area
- Oost NL - Eastern part of Holland
- Founded in Groningen - Groningen area
If you want to know more or explore the hundreds of startups, accelerators or parters in the StartupDelta network, please check out www.startupdelta.org.