imec.istart Founders Circle

Meet our newbies, graduates and buddies! 

November 13, 2019 at The Beacon, Antwerp

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The imec.istart community is rapidly expanding – with new tech start-ups joining the program on a regular basis. Remember how thrilled you were when you got selected for imec.istart? Remember your first pitch? 

The imec.istart Founders Circle event on November 13, 2019 in Antwerp is the perfect occasion to welcome the newest selection of imec.istart’ers. Moreover, at Founders Circle imec.istart will congratulate the graduating founders of summer 2018. They have worked hard to achieve their goals. We are concluding another successful year, marked with new records:  Join us for this casual & fun evening with drinks, food and pitch-competition, where you will act as the final jury!

Launch of Buddy System

This Founderscircle, special attention will go to the NEW imec.istart Buddy System where Newbees are matched to Alumni. Tonight the buddies meet for the first time. Comedian  Jeron de Wulf will investigate whether the right match has been made! 

Are you alumni and wish to become buddy: Let your VAM know. 


  • 18:00 - Welcome
  • 18:30 - 19:30
  1. Newbies Pitch Competition 
    • 3-minute pitches by founders of Autumn 2019
    •  YOU will be part of the jury
  2. Congratulations to the Graduates of Autumn 2018!
  3. Kick-off Buddy System: ''Is there a match?!''
  • 19:30 - 21:30 - Networking amongst imec.istart founders & imec.istart coaches

Drinks and Pizza's are provided!

Fun Fact

The evening will be moderated by comedian  Jeron the Wulf. Moreover, one alumni-buddy will share his Entrepreneurial story: mistakes, tips & tricks. 

Practical info

Participation is free, but registration is required. 


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