Start it @kbc is an early-stage incubator with a mission to support and promote early entrepreneurship in Belgium. Since November 2013, it has been discovering innovative startups with a scalable idea and helping them to make their way to Start it @kbc. Currently, the incubator has a permanent place in Antwerp, Ghent, Hasselt and Leuven. Expansion to Brussels and Kortrijk is scheduled for 2015.
Thanks to a unique partnership between Accenture, Flanders DC, Cronos, iMinds, Mobile Vikings and KBC passionate entrepreneurs can count on coaching, training, networking, free facilities, and a lot of fun. In addition, there are local academic partners in each city that enrich the network. This powerful community is constantly growing with experts, mentors and new startups.
Startups can enroll through the website www.startit.be where they present their idea which is then evaluated by experts. Four times a year, pitch sessions are organized where selected startups present their idea to a jury. On the same day they get feedback and a decision whether they can start in the program or not.