Startup opportunities

Explore various opportunities for co-creation with our partners or apply for the tailor-made support provided by WorldStartup.
Next edition: October 4th - 22nd, online
Market Readiness Training
The Market Readiness Training is the ideal opportunity to make progress on getting your business ready to be launched in the market, in a short time. The intensive, expert-led tutorials are designed to equip you with the skills of refining your enterprise. In parallel, you will be applying the knowledge you gathered to your own business model, thus getting ready to figure in the market.
Ongoing co-creation
Innovation Airport & Drone Hub
Let’s start a new era of sustainable aviation. Together with the Rotterdam The Hague Innovation Airport (RHIA), we invite international ventures to co-create innovative solutions for the future of aviation and drones developments at the Airport Technology Lab in The Netherlands.
Ongoing
Inviting parties seeking finance for bankable nature solutions
WorldStartup Collective in partnership with Venture IQ has been chosen by the WWF to help source impactful bankable nature solutions for the €160M Dutch Fund for Climate Development.
Nov 5 2021
Agri-Food Innovation Landscape
Have you considered joining a community of purpose-driven companies aiming to bring sustainable innovations to the traditional agri-food industry? Great, the time has come!
July 29 2021
Social Urban Innovations
Workshop to bring startups and experts from Japan and The Netherlands together to exchange knowledge and work on social urban innovations. This interactive session is a follow up to the Meetup. It is all about examples, trends, potential and next steps. This meetup is open for innovators, experts, startups, corporate transition leaders and many others with the ambition to grasp the opportunities of social innovations in our cities.
Ongoing
Growing Green Cities Lab
Do you want to take part in creating sustainable solutions in one of the fastest-growing cities of Ukraine? We have two challenges related to Water management and Development of cycling infrastructure as a part of creating a greener future for the city of Rivne.
Ongoing
Automating operations in agriculture
Smart solutions to automate operations in agriculture for sustainable and circular food production systems

Join our community of purpose-driven founders

For startups
WorldStartup Capital
Fund your venture with the help of WorldStartup Capital experts

Our main drive is to accelerate the growth of ventures who focus on future solutions with a positive impact. We recognise that founders juggle a lot of priorities and usually rely on some basic online research and networking events to find your first few investors.

We have an entrepreneurial approach in supporting your company for funding.  We work with a basic fee and a success fee.
For startups
WorldStartup Altitude
Support programme to accelerate purpose-driven entrepreneurship worldwide

Our main drive is to accelerate the growth of ventures who focus on future solutions with a positive impact. The UN Sustainable Development Goals are already reshaping global markets and capital flows, and are the key to economic growth. WorldStartup invites teams to step forward and join our ecosystem to increase the chance of running a successful business with a real impact on a better world.
For scale-ups
Hands-on executive support programme for scale-up founders
Are you a scale-up looking for sustainable global growth? The Frank & the Backs programme provides scale-ups with seasoned executives/specialists in their line of business and supports them to reach KPI-based targets and sustainable growth.
Community
Let’s start a long-lasting relationship
Share your story with our community, monitor your progress, get a grasp of your market, and apply to our current and future opportunities with this single form
For startups & scale-ups
Softlanding & Startup Visa
Programme for non-EU purpose-driven ventures aiming to softland in The Netherlands