How we can help you

Want to unlock international and/or technological growth? How fitting!

Startup.Flanders helps you do just that by connecting the dots between your startup and Flanders’ vibrant, R&D-driven and talent-packed ecosystem.

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Get introduced to incubators, accelerators, possible business partners and more – in Flanders and around the globe.

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Receive support on every aspect of internationalizing your startup: from funding, talent and business planning to market fit and research.

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Get your startup on the radars of our business partners looking for promising new ventures in Flanders and beyond.

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Tap into the vast R&D knowhow at Flanders’ universities, knowledge institutes, research centers and innovation clusters.

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Serving inspiration

Besides having an appetite for success, your startup is undoubtedly hungry for relevant news, cases, tips, stories, best practices and more to further boost your international and technological growth. Roger that!

Be part of something special

In Flanders’ startup ecosystem, proximity is the x-factor for a fruitful outcome. All ingredients for success can be found close to one another:

Ambitious startups, spin-offs and businesses that closely work together across borders and company walls.

Incubators, accelerators, universities, research centers and clusters that support entrepreneurs in their progress.

Hands-on government agencies that think and act in tandem with the world of business.

A close-knit network of VCs, corporates, funding & financing partners, business angels and more.

Fast-growing startup hubs in vibrant cities such as Ghent, Leuven, Antwerp, Bruges, Hasselt, Kortrijk and Mechelen.

Talented people and bright minds with productive attitudes and innovative skillsets.

And there’s more where that came from! Want to dive deeper?


Powered by FIT, backed by the government

Startup.Flanders is an initiative of Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), Flanders’ government agency for international business.

As such, Startup.Flanders can rely on FIT’s broad international network of experts and partners, decades of experience and hands-on employees dedicated to making local and international startups succeed.