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Global online incubator for early-stage changemakers focusing on providing all the core knowledge needed to build their first MVP.

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Svitlana Khrystenko

Innovation Programme Manager & Service Designer

Purpose-driven startups who strive to change the world for better join Basecamp Incubator!

Basecamp is more than just another incubator or accelerator. It's a one-of-a-kind platform designed to boost your startup to unimaginable heights. With our extensive network of mentors, investors, strategic partners, and years of gathered knowledge, you'll gain invaluable insights and resources to refine your product, scale your business, and secure funding.

Our 12-months incubator has been specifically designed to help innovators like you overcome obstacles and bring your ideas to life. When you join Basecamp, you tap into a big WorldStartup community of like-minded changemakers that support each other on different levels to bring a positive impact into this world.

Who is this incubator for?

The Basecamp Incubator is designed for early-stage startups that are passionate about driving positive change in the world. Our ideal customer is an ambitious entrepreneur with a compelling idea, but who may be facing challenges such as financial constraints, lack of industry knowledge, or other obstacles. They are eager to connect with like-minded individuals, access valuable resources, and receive mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals. Whether they are located in The Netherlands, Europe, or elsewhere in the world, our potential participants are committed to pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams and making a meaningful impact on society and we are here to support them.

We are looking for…

  • A startup that solves a significant problem for society and has the potential for market growth (scalable)
  • A team that is able to define the problem
  • A team is receptive to feedback and willing to learn from others
  • A startup is comfortable with online collaboration and communication
    Startups from any background, location can apply

Basecamp Themes


The GovTech Basecamp Incubator helps people who want to make positive changes in how the government works. They focus on finding better ways for the government to interact with the public and run its operations. Their goal is to create solutions that make government more efficient, fair, and open, while improving services for citizens.

Biodiversity & Sensing

Our Biodiversity Basecamp Incubator supports early-stage ventures focused on biodiversity challenges. This edition, we're prioritising projects using sensing technology to understand ecosystems and monitor biodiversity changes over time for informed decision-making.

Social, Circular & Sustainable Makers

This Basecamp supports individuals dedicated to revolutionising how products are made. We're committed to discovering innovative methods for minimising environmental impact and promoting social equality throughout the production process. Our mission is to support solutions that redefine industry standards, fostering sustainability and inclusivity.

Your Commitment

You have several options on how to enrol into Basecamp.

Option 1: One-time payment of €1500 excluding VAT for the entire duration (if you choose to pay upfront)

Option 2: 12 payments of €150/month excluding VAT

Option 3: If you fall under one of the themes, you can apply for a voucher from our partners. This way you get a chance to be selected and funded by one of our partnering companies.

Supported Startups

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Core Pillars

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For the whole period of the programme, you will be matched with an individual mentor to support you in your startup journey. Additionally, our programme team will have regular open hours for you to check in and ask questions.

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Knowledge Platform

You will get access to the WorldStartup platform with resources, methods and templates for your business. As a bonus, we will host multiple workshops where our team of facilitators will help you to go through the methods individually.

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When you join the programme, you will meet other startups that bring positive change to this world. You will get access to our internal events as well as matchmaking opportunities. Our team will support you in presenting your startup at events throughout the year.

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Apply for Basecamp

Are you ready to join our community of successful changemakers?

At Basecamp, we're always welcoming new startups on board. Take the first step and sign up for Basecamp today. Let's work together on making your business-building experience better and more efficient every step of the way!

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Do you want to know more?

Feel free to reach out to Svitlana Khrystenko, the programme coordinator of Basecamp, via email if you have any questions or require assistance. She's here to help!

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Svitlana Khrystenko

Innovation Programme Manager & Service Designer

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