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The Venture Academy: the best way to launch your startup!

Take the first steps into launching your startup!

Everything startups need to get off to a flying start is part of PLNT’s Venture Academy program. In this three-month program, entrepreneurs validate their ideas, receive coaching from sector specialists and mentors and build their network. 

Application deadline is February 13th, 2022

The Program will help you

  • Find and validate your core features
  • Build a healthy team
  • Get ready to apply for your first 30k funding
  • Build your mentor advisors network


Why should you join?

  • It’s a one-of-a-kind program focused on team development and founders’ wellbeing
  • Join a community of entrepreneurs with diverse and international backgrounds
  • Have the option to attend a specialised track in Life Sciences & Health
  • Get access to a community of experienced mentors and coaches who are willing to share their knowledge with you
A group of researchers as part of the unlock_ Venture Academy program to validate their research in Leiden.
Grow your startup

How often are the sessions?

  • 3-month program
  • Social distanced sessions every 14 days on Fridays
  • Personalized coaching based on your needs.

After the Venture Academy you:

  • Have a pitch deck presentation
  • Have a reviewed investors deck
  • Develop your online presence
  • Have a video pitch
  • Have gone through your personal skills journey

Is this for you?

If you are committed to your idea, and are willing to invest time and energy, then this is for you!

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