At YES!Delft we do everything we can to continue our services and assist all startups to the best of our ability. Please note that most, if not all, office hours and check-ins with the EiRs will continue as usual, however they will be executed online.
The past week the team has evaluated and gathered possible governmental support of the corona pandemic regarding business and startups. The situation, as well as the supporting policies and aid, are changing rapidly and continuously. On this info page we will inform you about all relevant info sessions and information we offer as YES!Delft support.
At all times, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Leonne and Ratih or Carola (for funding related questions) or reach out to any of our tirelessly working team.
Make sure to frequently visit the following webpages, these are good sources of information to update yourself on government support measures, crisis mitigation and other relevant news on Corona.
In these unreal and changing times, Arches Capital sees not only threats but also opportunities for early-stage investment. To convey this idea they are organizing a weekly online program for startups!
Join the first of these sessions this Friday 10 April at 1:00 PM! Hans Beeren, Partner at London & van Holland (also an informal investor) will kick it off. He will clarify and answer questions on the possibilities for startups to use the current government measures.
If you want to use this great opportunity to get advice and ask questions to Frank & Hans, please RSVP at UNION using the link below.
After the first successful RVO infosession where we identified the need for more information and anticipating on the government press conference on Tuesday 31st of March we organized a second infosession with Rutger de Graaf and Marcel Vos. You can review the session via the link below.
The coronavirus and related measures are forming a challenge to many startups in our ecosystem. We are proud to see that some of these startups are starting new initatives, which hopefully help solving corona related issues. Last week, our colleagues Mina and Jenny talked to several YES!Delft startups who are fighting the coronavirus, each in different ways. Read the full story about the activities of these startups and get inspired!
Until further notice, the YES!Delft and YES!Delft Labs buildings are closed for everyone who has not registered themselves for acces with Luc Schover firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that access to the building is only for start-ups that need urgent access in order to continue their business.
The office of YES!Delft The Hague remains open.
RVO is taking the lead on all corona-related policies and support. On Thursday 26th of March, between 13:00 and 14:00 will be joined by Rutger de Graaf from RVO who can tell us everything about compensation options and bridging solutions offered by the Dutch Government, even the newest policies and regulations and so forth.