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Startup in Residence: InterGov
From 2020, the Startup in Residence programme of the Municipality of The Hague is part of Startup in Residence: InterGov! This is a collaboration between different governmental departments, provinces and municipalities. Their goal is to benefit from each other’s expertise in order to provide more tailored support to their participating startups.
Updates regarding current and new challenges, news related items and other important (contact) information can be found on startupinresidence.com/intergov.
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The City of The Hague is looking for startups with innovative ideas to tackle urban challenges in the city. The Startup in Residence programme aims to invest in startups with the best innovative ideas to develop their prototypes. In addition, startups selected for the programme receive training, coaching, a work space at impact startup building Apollo 14 and access to the municipality’s network. The Startup in Residence programme offers various opportunities to kickstart startups. The fourth edition of Startup in Residence has started! Want to know more about the challenges, startups and their journeys? Stay updated by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
What is Startup in Residence?
Startup in Residence is a new way of connecting the City of The Hague and startups, contributing to the startup ecosystem in The Hague. Besides the ambition to stimulate collaboration, the programme also aims to develop innovative solutions for the urban challenges the City faces. Startups, with their out of the box thinking, can develop innovative solutions. The City of The Hague can assist startups to finalize and perfect this solution. If the solutions are successful, the City of The Hague has the option to act as launching customer.
Why join the program?
The Startup in Residence programme offers you the opportunity to work together with governments and test your ideas in the city. During the 4 month programme, you receive trainings, and the opportunity to book a range of workshops with professional mentors. In this inspiring work environment you will have access to the municipality’s network, corporate partners and events.
Impact Economy Programme
Startup in Residence is a part of the municipality’s startup program Impact Economy. This programme fosters an innovative startup ecosystem in The Hague. Given that The Hague is the city of peace and justice, it has a huge international network of NGO’s, research institutions, international companies, knowledge institutions and creative entrepreneurs. This network offers great opportunities to work together on innovative solutions for complex urban and social issues. Economic success and social impact go hand in hand in The Hague. This is called ‘impact economy’.