This platform allows (launching) entrepreneurs to easily get in contact with startup mentors. If you register as mentor, (launching) entrepreneurs can send you a 'mentor request' including a motivation why they want you as their mentor. If you like the startup and entrepreneurs behind it and think it is a match, you can accept the request and can get in contact with the entrepreneurs.
Typically the Startup and Running Mentors meet the following criteria:
Startup experience, either as founder or as employee
Mentor or coach experience
Available for on average 0,5 to 1 hour per week.
Passionate to help (launching) entrepreneurs make the right decisions!
Considering to become a startup mentor at Startup and Running? Great!
This platform allows you to easily get in contact with startup mentors. To get connected to the mentors you need to be either registered as pre-founder or as a startup founder. To join a specific program from a university or other institution you will receive a specific register link.
Looking for a startup mentor at Startup and Running? Great!
After we accepted you, complete your profile and create a startup.
Browse through the list of available mentors.
Send the mentor(s) you like a motivated mentor request.
Receive contact details of the mentors who accepted your request.
About the programs
10K is the pre-incubator of the AUAS (HvA) that offers students with an innovative, potentially scalable and knowledge driven idea the opportunity to develop their idea, business model and team into being startup-ready.
Hogeschool van Amsterdam | 20 weeks | starts in September and March More information and apply
Amsterdam Law Hub Incubator
The startup incubator for entrepreneurs that want to do business at the cutting edge of law, society and innovation!
Humanities Lab (UvA)
The Humanities Lab AVS (Amsterdam Venture Studio) offers a platform for education about entrepreneurship and is aimed at staff, PhD students, students and alumni. Central to the Lab are the concepts of inspiration, innovation and impact.
Master Fashion Enterprise Creation (Amfi - HvA)
The Master Fashion Enterprise Creation programme aims to inspire and equip fashion entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs with the skills to build purpose-driven fashion businesses with a societal, cultural or environmental mission at their core. This master builds on the core belief that profound change is needed in fashion education in order to safeguard the long term future of the fashion industry.
Hogeschool van Amsterdam | 4 semesters | starts in September More information and apply
The Student Founders Program at ECEstudents
The Student Founders Program at ECEstudents is a 12-week workshop cycle with bi-weekly entrepreneurship classes for anyone interested in starting their own business. The workshop cycle will allow you to learn about the entire startup process from ideation and validation models to implementation strategies and even legal practicalities. The program is in collaboration with real-life entrepreneurs and experienced industry professionals that coach you throughout the program.
More information can be found 👉 here.
👉 Minor Entrepreneurship S1 (UvA, '23-'24)
During the Minor Entrepreneurship students start a start-up, gain important skills through practical workshops and generate useful theoretical knowledge on entrepreneurship.
University of Amsterdam | 6 months | starts in Sep 2022 | 90 students More information
👉 The Startup Project
During the course The Startup Project master students will identify and thoroughly validate an innovative and scalable business.
University of Amsterdam / VU University | 8 weeks | starts end of October 2023
Part of the Master Entrepreneurship (UvA/VU).