Startup opportunities

Explore various opportunities for co-creation with our partners or apply for the tailor-made support provided by WorldStartup.
Automating operations in agriculture
Smart solutions to automate operations in agriculture for sustainable and circular food production systems
26 March 2021
The People’s Fund
Become Part of Success Stories. The People’s Fund is a loving nudge and support for impact startups with a mission too important to jeopardize.
24 Feb 2021
Orange Impact Challenge
Selecting the best purpose driven tech startups in Japan.
April 2021
DFCD - Scalable Climate Solutions Challenge
The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (DFCD) is looking for scalable climate solutions in Uganda, Kenya and Bangladesh.
01 March 2021
Yara Good Housekeeping Challenge
How can Yara tidy up the factory site within one year?
01 March 2021
Yara Dust-Free Loading Challenge
How can Yara reduce dust released during barge loading on the quay to zero?
Learning circle: how to find the right impact investor?
You are at a point in your startup journey where you gained some traction and start looking for funding. But, how to find the right investor, that is as impact driven as you are? That is the topic of our Learning Circle this spring.
6 October 2021
Training opportunity for startups that want to innovate in Dordrecht
Dordrecht based startups that work on solutions for Smart Cities, Mobility, Circularity or Health can apply for a seat in WorldStartup’s Market Readiness Training. During this intense 3 week training that will start on October 6th, you will get prepared to enter your market.
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.

Join our community of purpose-driven founders

For startups
Programme by WorldStartup
We invite ventures to step forward and join our ecosystem to increase the chance of running a successful business with a real impact for 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.
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
Softlanding & Startup Visa
programme for non-EU purpose-driven ventures aiming to softland in The Netherlands