Student Startup Program

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Date: Tuesday the 7th of March
Location: Grand Café, The Gallery, Hengelosestraat 500 Enschede
Time: 03.30 – 04.45 pm
Free entry, don’t need to register

‘If you’re not going to think big, why think anyway’

This is the main message of marketing expert Peter Hoekstra. The upcoming edition of the Student Startup Program will take place on the 7th of March in the theme of the ultimate marketing strategy for your startup. Peter Hoekstra is marketing director at SciSports, one of the game changing startups we visited last edition of the Student Startup Program during the Gallery Tour. He is eager to tell you everything about their marketing approach.

Do you already know the ultimate marketing strategy for your business? Ask your questions about your marketing struggles!

Bootstrapping your business & Venture Café
After the Student Startup Program you’re free to join the session about finance. Joost Diepenmaat from Moneybird will talk about their way of finance: Bootstrapping, a strategy without external funders. Join at the Vijzel – Membraan from 16:45 till 17:30 pm.

Done with sitting still and listening? Dare to pitch your idea for entrepreneurs and investors during the First Tuesdays – Venture Café in the Grand Cafe from 16:45 till 18:00 pm.


About Student Startup Program
To start your own business you’ll need mentors to help you take your idea or business to a next level. At University of Twente, Saxion, Saxion Centre for Entrepreneurship and Kennispark Twente you’ll find people who can help you with this. We help young and passionate entrepreneurs to develop their ideas into new businesses. This program is ideal for students and first-time entrepreneurs who are ready to start their entrepreneurial journey and have questions about business ideas. All you need is a good idea and willingness to put your energy into building a new company.

“Building a startup isn’t easy, but with the right mindset, tools and guidance we help you increase your chances of succes”

7 March 2017: The ultimate marketing strategy for your startup!
4 April 2017: Work on your pitch for your business
2 May 2017: Networking opportunities
6 June 2017: Wrap up and BBQ