Start it @ KBC

  • Location: Europe, Belgium, Brussels
  • Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Focus: Agnostic
  • Vertical: Agnostic

Start it @KBC supports and promotes innovative and scalable entrepreneurship and is the largest start-up accelerator in Belgium with more than 500 startups. Start It @KBC builds an ecosystem and dynamic network of startups, scale ups, incubators, accelerators, mentors, VCs, and support and strategic partners.

The accelerator has hubs in Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Hasselt, Leuven, Kortrijk, Budapest and New York and is committed to internationalization in Europe and the United States.

Thanks to the Founding Partners (Accenture, Cronos, Flanders DC, imec, Joyn, KBC, Mobile Vikings, Telenet Kickstart and local academic partners) and an ever-growing group of Supporting Partners, startups can expect of tons of experience, an extensive network, housing, mentorship and the most complete custom-made Startup Academy in Belgium.

Startups with an innovative business idea can be submitted throughout the year via the website. Three times a year, selected startup founders can pitch their idea for a professional jury.