The StartLab story
A Journey Fueled by Passion, Collaboration, and Innovation. Established by ULB professors Olivier Witmeur and VUB Professor Thomas Crispeels, our trilingual incubator, nestled within Brussels' prestigious universities, is on a mission to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs. We provide young minds with the knowledge, expertise, and network necessary to embark on their start-up ventures, shaping a brighter future.
Creation of Start.LAB
Creation of Start.VUB
Fusion Start.LAB & Start.VUB
Provide young entrepreneurs with the most effective support in developing their future or existing businesses. We are driven by ambition, delivering top-notch programs and services in the fields of entrepreneurship and innovation. As pioneers, we always seek progress, results, and innovation.
To achieve success we think outside the box, we question and examine our ideas, beliefs and assumptions. Our commitment lies in the constant development, expansion of our skills, knowledge and resources.
We are family
We cherish our diverse community. Our network consists of individuals from variedbackgrounds, experiences and cultures, all united by a deep sense of camaraderie. We firmly believe in the power of sharing, understanding that caring for each otherfuels our collective growth.
We make difference
Our goal is to create meaning and purpose. We participate in shaping a brighter future, fostering positive impacts on society through our entrepreneurs.
At our core, we prioritize people. We believe a start-up’s success relies on the entrepreneur(s) driving it forward. That’s why we foster a nurturing and supportive environment that empowers them to unlock their full potential. We are attentive and responsive, always ready to listen and assist.
Meet the team
If you’e passionate about empowering young talents, driving innovation and making a positive impact on society, consider joining our amazing team!
Marketing & Com' manager
HR & Admin manager
Eleonore Van Der Loos
a difference together
If you’re a journalist interested in interviewing or sharing captivating stories about our community of young entrepreneurs, we’d be thrilled to connect with you! We look forward to hearing from you.
We're lucky to work
with the best.