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Startup Facilitator .

Sports & Vitality Start-up & Scale-up Program!

Your Connection to the Sports Industry!

The OSF Sports & Vitality Start-up & Scale-up Program is designed for ambitious sport start-ups and scale-ups that view the Netherlands as the best place for starting, growing, and internationalizing their business. We would like to work with the entrepreneurs on, albeit technology or social, innovations in the field of Sports & vitality concepts, Sports High-tech Systems & Materials and Sports & Creative industry.

As part of our facilitator program, you will be supported by our experienced start-up coaches. also, you’ll get access to our network of potential partners, customers, experts and other relevant stakeholders in the sports industry! Our office is located in SX Center for Sport, Marketing & Media in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

Program

OSF offers a one-year program for start-ups and scale-ups that want to turn their idea into a business! During this program you are coached by a team of experts in the field of sports and vitality. Also, you’ll have a personal mentor during the whole program, which is your point of contact for all questions. 

Participants can benefit from:

  • A personal mentor
  • Legal assistance
  • Shared office space and Incubator facilities
  • Start-up Visa for the Netherlands (1-year Visa)
  • A network of 300 organizations in the sports
  • Access to Capital
  • Accounting, Tax and Financial Management Services
  • Expat Services

Requirements:

  • The applicant needs to have a focus on sports and vitality or related products, services or knowledge.
  • The applicant needs to show that he or she has sufficient means for the coming year (€+/- 18,000).
  • The costs for this program are: €4,500

Application:

If you’re interested in participating in this program, please fill in the application form on this website and you’ll receive an e-mail withing 5 working days.

About Orange Sports Forum

OSF was founded in 2010 and serves as a platform for the international promotion of companies, organizations and institutions that have a connection with Dutch sport. OSF’s network currently consists of more than 300 companies and institutions. In addition, OSF works closely with the Dutch government and foreign missions (embassies and consulates).

One of OSF’s most important roles is to identify opportunities in and for other countries and to provide a platform that allows Dutch companies, organisations and institutes to come into contact with parties from foreign countries and vice versa. Ultimately, this will lead to the optimal use of international opportunities.

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Meet our coaches

Arun Swami Persud
Arun Swami Persud
Program Leader & Start-up Coach

Specialist in innovation management & growth strategy.

Camil Smeulders
Camil Smeulders
Start-up Coach

Specialist in (international) business development and business creation.

Nico Delleman
Nico Delleman
Start-up Coach

Specialist in Education, Innovation & Concept Design.

Rick Sleegers
Rick Sleegers
Project- & cluster manager

Specialist in project management, business development, marketing & communication.

John van de Laar
John van de Laar
Start-up Coach

Specialist in setting-up start-up support programs, management support of start-up/scale-up companies on strategy.

Marielle Wiegmans
Marielle Wiegmans
Start-up Coach

Specialist in finance, capital and accounting.