about VU Entrepreneurship & Impact

We help students, alumni and businesses to accelerate

Entrepreneurship & Impact: an innovation hub that enables entrepreneurial students, scientists, VU alumni and companies to join forces for an entrepreneurial ecosystem


Cooperation with the business community, other knowledge institutions and the government is essential. The VU actively seeks these collaborations.


VU Amsterdam is a front runner when it comes to sustainable improvement – from incremental small improvements to game-changing innovations.

VU Entrepreneurship & Impact


From fine-tuning your proposition or business model to actually getting it started: the VU helps you realise acceleration.

The importance of being entrepreneurial

An entrepreneurial mindset is essential for a flourishing Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, now and in the future.


The people who help startups create magic

We have a growing pool of mentors with a wide range of expertise and experience. They help startups realise their entrepreneurial dream. Do you have the experience to help young entrepreneurs? Apply and become a mentor too!

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The Entrepreneurship & Impact team provides cross-fertilisation by offering workspace, manpower, networking opportunities and events. We help turn entrepreneurial plans into reality.See our vacancies

Our student ambassadors

The Entrepreneurship & Impact team is supported by a team of enthusiastic ambassadors; students and researchers who care about entrepreneurship. They help with communication towards students and get the chance to play a role in our activities. We strive for 2 ambassadors per field of study! Interested? Contact us!

Our Advisory Board

The Entrepreneurship & Impact team is supported by an Advisory Board. Members are entrepreneurs and think like entrepreneurs. They keep us sharp, solicited and unsolicited.