Centre for Entrepreneurship helps students and alumni in Ghent with starting up their own business

Be entrepreneurial, explore, grow

Are you a student or alumnus of Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School? Are you interested in entrepreneurship? Do you have ideas for starting up a venture, but are you not sure if your plans are feasible or where to start? Do you need assistance in business and financial planning? You would like to build a prototype, but are you lost when it comes to technical or administrative insights? Did you start or restart a venture and you’re dying for advice and insights?

As of 1 September 2010, students and alumni of Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School Campus Gent can address all their questions to the Centre for Entrepreneurship. Besides giving information the Centre for Entrepreneurship is also able to provide with facilities such as meeting rooms and open desks. The project “Stimulating and supporting entrepreneurship with students and alumni in Ghent” is supported by the City of Ghent, in cooperation with the following educational institutes:

  • Hogeschool Gent
  • Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst, departement Architectuur (campus Sint-Lucas Gent)
  • Hogeschool voor Wetenschap en Kunst, departement Beeldende Kunst (campus Sint-Lucas Gent)
  • Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven
  • Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School
  • Ghent University

This cooperation allows the Centre for Entrepreneurship to also open up its facilities and services to students and alumni of the above mentioned educational institutes.

PRACTICAL

For who?
Students and alumni (maximum 3 years) of the above mentioned educational institutes

What?
Service offer “logistic support (open desk, meeting room, car park, telephone, internet, presentation tools,…), expertise and advice”

When?
As of September 2010

Contact?
Stephane Leliaert; [email protected] - +32 9 324 16 00

Price?
Students: free, your educational institute pays!
Alumni: € 275 (VAT exclusive)

How?
After having contacted the Centre for Entrepreneurship or the responsible person within your educational institute, you will be invited for a first meeting. During this first meeting you can explain your ideas, concepts, plans or business. Depending on the report of this first meeting, the responsible in your educational institute will decide on giving you a spot in the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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