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Switch Pitch with World Startup


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Switch Pitch with World Startup

Switch pitch world startup

In this episode of our Switch Pitch Series, Jan Verkooijen, World Startup, will explain how they work with incubators and accelerators - and how this collaboration can be improved to better support impact driven businesses.

The series will facilitate an informal conversation between a diverse range of investors for impact and business support organisations with regards to pipeline building. We will also discuss experiences and ideas on how to foster collaborations.

The series is part of our Better Incubation Project.

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About WorldStartup

WorldStartup is a collective of international entrepreneurs, experts, mentors and investors, dedicated to help the best impact-driven startups and scaleups. WorldStartup supports purpose-driven innovators creating long-standing impactful ventures and promotes the Learning Circle 'How to find the right impact investor'.

What is Better Incubation?

Better Incubation is a 2-year programme (2021 – 2023) funded by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation and co-led by EBN, EVPA and Impact Hub.

The aim of Better Incubation is to foster inclusive and social entrepreneurship in Europe by mobilising and empowering Business Support Organisations (BSOs) with capacities to effectively help the social enterprises and potential entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups to grow their businesses. Read more here.

Meet the speakers

Jan Verkooijen

Jan Verkooijen - WorldStartup

Co-founder and capital management director of WorldStartup. Background in IT and finance. Entrepreneur and investor since 2000.

Martijn Blom

Martijn Blom - EVPA

Martijn joined EVPA in 2020 as the Manager for Benelux and coordinator for the Impact Funds Initiative. In the past years he was active an impact investment practitioner at Hivos Impact Investments, where he was responsible for investor relations at the Hivos Food & Lifestyle Fund.

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