Vlerick Venturing

Vlerick Venturing is the community of Vlerick students and alumni with an entrepreneurial spirit at heart (if not yet in practice). This community leans on a number of events that are organised in the course of every academic year. Share your story and participate in our entrepreneurship network!

Stay informed about Vlerick Venturing

Venture Talks

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. Save the dates: 16 Oct, 4 Dec, 15 Jan and 5 Feb.

Vlerick Student Entrepreneurship Fund

Stimulating entrepreneurship is and has been at the core of Vlerick Business School’s mission since its inception. To support existing students and alumni in the venture creation process, the Vlerick Student Entrepreneurship Fund aims to enhance and support entrepreneurship for student- and alumni-initiated entrepreneurial action.

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Do you need help in funding your start-up? A shortlist of 10 teams will pitch their start-up idea to a select group of investors, ranging from angel investors to venture capitalists, incubators, accelerators and crowdfunding platforms.

Sounding Board

Experiencing challenges or looking for feedback on your start-up idea? With Vlerick Venture Sounding Board we offer intimate sessions where students and alumni can build on the experience of a panel of experts.

Venture Challenge

Interested to test and prove your entrepreneurial passion and innovative mindset? During this one day event, teams of 4 to 5 Master students & young graduates have to come up with an innovative idea that responds to a disruptive trend.


We support students and alumni who make the differenceThe Vlerick Venture Award rewards a young, entrepreneurial Vlerick alumna/us whose organisation has both grown and made a positive impact on society. The Social Entrepreneurship Award is rewarding MBA and Master students for the social impact of their ICP project.

Social Forum

The Vlerick Social Forum aims to create awareness for social entrepreneurship at student and faculty level. The Social Forum is matchmaking between Vlerick students and organisations that develop, fund, and implement solutions to social, cultural or environmental challenges.

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