Get Started!


Get Started Programme

Capacity: 20 Starting: 2 June 14:00 - 17:00

ECE Get Started is an intense, ongoing ten-week programme created specifically to empower ambitious first-time start-up entrepreneurs. Supported by a wide range of tools and insights, you will determine if your idea is worth pursuing and if so, turn it into a scalable business.

You will have access to an inspiring workplace at the ECE Campus and you will get feedback from the ECE Community, which comprises many successful entrepreneurs. The Get Started programme aims to contribute to the success of your start-up and will have a lasting impact on your entrepreneurial career.

Great idea and full of ambition? Make the most of your business idea this summer! Join the Special Summer Edition of Get Started, starting June 19th! Work with other ambitious entrepreneurs, learn from experienced coaches, and have fun during the special summer extras such as the BBQ and networking drinks.


eu-rgb Investing in your future. The ECE Get Started Programme is partly financed by the European Regional  Development Fund of the European Union.

What do you get?

  • A curriculum filled with the latest insights on starting a business
  • Feedback from fellow entrepreneurs and experienced coaches
  • Your own workplace at the ECE Campus
  • Access to MyECE, your online learning environment
  • Become part of a vibrant entrepreneurial Community

What to do?

  1. Schedule a Meeting
  2. Pitch your idea to us
  3. Get Accepted
  4. Get Started

The costs for participating in the Get Started programme are €500,- excl VAT per person. We run a scholarship with cost reduction for students.

What previous participants say

“The Get Started programme sucked me into entrepreneurship, gave me lots of inspiration and ideas, and introduced me to the importance of scalability.” – Fabian Dudek, Founder of Nestpick

“The strong business focus is a refreshing addition to our own engineering backgrounds; this helped us find the right balance between customer and product development.” – Mighael Vroom & Joost de Bont, Founders of Zest

“We consider the ECE Get Started Programme and the campus to be just like the Silicon Valley of Rotterdam.” Najim el Bouchtaoui, Founder of Talentsbook


Session 15 May 14:00 - 17:00
Session 02 Jun 14:00 - 17:00
Session 19 Jun 14:00 - 17:00
Session 07 Jul 14:00 - 17:00
Session 17 Jul 14:00 - 17:00

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Marconistraat 16, 11th floor


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Jeroen Veenenbos

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