#2 Venture Talks: Experience the start-up life!

Category: Alumni Events
5 December 2018
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Brussel Campus
Students and Alumni

There is life beyond the Big Four when looking for career options! Currently we see a trend amongst our Vlerick MBA and Master students, as they are actively looking into the start-up and scale-up life. Prof Hans Crijns will discuss with Vlerick’s most ambitious entrepreneurs how you can contribute in their businesses. Discover most-wanted profiles or learn how you can prep yourself for running your own start-up.

The programme:

6:30 pm     Registration & Welcome at Vlerick campus Brussels
7:00 pm     Philippe Jans, Founder Biolectric
7:25 pm
     Daan De Wever, Co-founder Destiny
7:45 pm     An Deraemaeker, Co-Founder Justified
8:00 pm
     Panel discussion lead by Prof Hans Crijns
8:30 pm     Networking drink


Philippe Jans, Founder Biolectric

Ever since he was little, Philippe Jans (MBA, 2010) dreamt of becoming an engineer. As professional freedom is very important to Philippe, he quickly decided to start his own company. So, in 2011 he founded Biolectric that produces biogas as a new source of energy for farms.          



Daan De Wever, Co-founder Destiny

Tech Wizkid Daan De Wever (iGMO), together with his brother Samuel, founded Destiny. Destiny is a digital challenger company offering a cloud interaction platform driven by UX. Through close collaboration with more than 250 IT companies and consultants, they provide complete solutions for innovative enterprises. The organisation is on a constant lookout for new talent.


An Deraemaeker, Co-founder Justified

An Deraemaeker (M3 2014), together with Thomas Melis, just started their venture Justified, a platform solution for unpaid invoices. An’s background as a business consultant and Thomas’s extensive recovery knowledge as a judicial officer, make them the ideal team to disrupt the world of unpaid invoices.

Hans Crijns

Hans Crijns, Prof Entrepreneurship, Vlerick Business School

Professor Hans Crijns is Partner of Vlerick Business School where he is head of the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Director of the Impulse Centre "Growth Management for medium-sized enterprises" (iGMO).


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Looking for inspirational stories and impactful views on today’s challenges in entrepreneurship? During these evening talks, 3 guest speakers deal with a specific topic related to founding and growing your venture. You can register for one talk only or participate in the series. Save the dates: 17 Oct, 5 Dec, 16 Jan, 13 March, 22 May.

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