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The next application round for our accelerator program is coming up soon. Keep an eye on our social media channels or subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date!


Why apply?

  • NO strings attached: Start it @KBC DOES NOT ask equity, money or expect you to become a customer of our partners.

  • Get bigger and BIGGER: Grow your NETWORK: Start it @KBC is the #1 Belgian ecosystem of startups, scale-ups, mentors and experts.

  • Grow your BUSINESS: Get guidance on funding, get connected to business partners and get valuable advice from our mentors and experts.

  • Grow your SKILLS: Get smarter at the Start it @KBC Academy, tailored to the needs of our startups.

  • Grow your MARKET: Move beyond borders thanks to our international partners, our hubs in New York and Budapest, as well as the global community through our GAN membership.

  • Personalized coaching: We assign a member of our team to advise you, to match you to our volunteer mentors and partners, and to guide you through the events, workshops and promotional opportunities that are most relevant to you.

  • Boost that bootstrapping: You can use our co-working spaces in Antwerp, Brussels, Budapest, Ghent, Gyor, Hasselt, Kortrijk, Leuven, New York & Prague + get over $1 million of perks through GAN.

Who should apply?

Start it @KBC is a founder-centric accelerator, tailored to the needs of motivated, business-minded founders. We're looking for:

  • enthusiastic & open-minded founders
  • founders of all backgrounds, genders, ages and nationalities
  • businesses of all sectors and all startup & growth phases 

Please apply if you:

  • have developed or are developing innovative products or services
  • have the ambition, potential and drive to scale your business

We're there for startups in all stages (ideation through to scale) and industries, as long as your business contributes positively to humanity and the world.



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