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Accelerator Program

Meet the accelerator batch spring 2022

We are very proud to welcome the following companies to our Accelerator batch this spring! 

With the help of our experts and mentors, through workshops and one-on-one sessions, the startups are more than ready to change the world with their innovative ideas. Learn more about their goals, aspirations and cutting edge technologies in this article.

DuckDuckGooseFairm

Fairm BV develops natural and low-impact building materials based on biotechnology, enabling suppliers in the built environment to catch up with the growing demand for low impact and circular building products. Their main focus is to grow the future of buildings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tiler

Tiler develops the intuitive charging solution that helps to create a self-managing e-bike fleet. Park the e-bike with the Charging kickstand on the Charging tile and that’s it; the e-bike starts charging immediately. No more hassle and clutter with cables, or the risk that an e-bike isn’t charged, charging goes intuitively. Users will have an e-bike fleet that is always ready to go for their guests, employees or tenants.

Respyre

Respyre has developed and patented a new bio-receptive concrete product, which – when applied to existing structures – facilitates the spontaneous growth of moss. While enhancing beneficial ecosystems of moss the underlying construction is protected against weathering, effectively extending its lifetime. Respyre is working towards a final product that will be easy in application, cost-effective and low in maintenance. Their value proposition is to make vertical greening much more simple, sustainable and accessible by combining concrete waste and mosses into a self-sustaining vertical landscape.

Diwama

Diwama aims to provide the best image recognition of waste types and brands across the entire waste value chain, and therefore become the go-to company for big data on waste. Diwama’s vision is to make waste management seamlessly accessible and affordable by bridging the technology gap between developing and developed countries through the use of AI and data.

MangoStone

MangoStone is a company that develops software and hardware solutions to enable waste collectors to achieve the highest level of logistical efficiency and transparency. The company creates a fundamental piece of infrastructure on which circular economies can be built. This is achieved by significantly decreasing the costs of collecting waste through a dynamic collection process (up to 40% in cost reduction), monitoring the exact origin, destination, and quality of the collected waste, and bringing important data insights to light so that circular economies can be improved.

Civinc

Civinc is a customizable digital platform for civic education where students can engage in meaningful discussions with peers who think differently. In safe, anonymous, one-on-one chat-based ‘speed dates’ they can form their opinion, expand their horizon and develop vital civic skills, while the data gives teachers valuable insight on sentiment, language and performance.

BioFashionTech

BioFashionTech is an innovative start-up that makes use of a scalable biotech process to turn pre and post-consumer textile waste into valuable products that can be used for biocomposites and chemistry. Furthermore, the company separate polyester and dyes to create a closed-loop solution. The technology does not involve the use of any harmful chemicals and can process cotton, viscose, and poly/cotton blends. As a result, BioFashionTech brings 85% of textile waste that currently is incinerated or ends up in landfills to sustainable, circular biobased products. At the same time, a startup reduces the amount of fossil fuel used to make synthetic fibres, which account for 52% of the global fibre market.

Hoursec

Hoursec is founded on a breakthrough technology with a competitive advantage based on an innovative learning model architecture (HW/SW) which merges a completely new kernel architecture, allowing real-time, low power on device inference and training. Hoursec’s architecture is characterised by flexibility and robustness in non-linear dynamical inputs. Wider programmability and model-free applications for the Edge Computing Market.

 

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VACANCY: YES!Delft is looking for a Marketing & Communication specialist

Are you ready to build tomorrow’s leading firms?

YES!Delft is hiring a Marketing & Communication Specialist (0,8-1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 16 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

Your Mission and Ideal Outcome

Your mission is to communicate our services, our projects and our results to the world, very specifically to everyone who is interested in what we are doing and who would like to join our community. This communication role will be linking all our different departments. From our funding & talent offerings to our service & corporate partners. From communicating to entrepreneurial students to making CEOs enthusiastic for a new innovation process in their corporate, it’s all part of this job.

We’re satisfied when our offline and online communities grow. When people approach us and know what we are doing, and more importantly why we are doing it. You are working within the marketing team and we expect a certain amount of independence and experience with project management.

Competences:

  • Create engaging content in co-operation with the content owner & communication lead
  • Structure our social channels and reporting workflow (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIN, Twitter and YouTube)
  • Daily posting on our social channels
  • Monthly reporting statistics & measure effectiveness
  • Research additional opportunities to target the right audience
  • External Newsletter creation (Bi-weekly)
  • Able to work on a strategy for our (social) media channels and able to understand marketing strategies
  • Skilled at SEO and Google & Facebook ads
  • Skilled in Canva is a plus
  • Full of fresh ideas; skilled at planning, organizing, prioritizing and working on simultaneous projects

Job requirements:

  • You have a completed HBO or WO education or have obtained this level through work experience, preferably in communications, marketing or similar.
  • In addition, you have two to three years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in English and Dutch
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We offer you:

An inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve our offerings wherever you see fit. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship.

More information and application procedure

We look forward to your application!

Please submit your CV and motivation letter through the form below.

For questions please contact: Polina Kuzheleva via polina@yesdelft.nl

Accelerator Program

Meet the accelerator batch fall 2021

We are very proud to welcome the following companies to our Accelerator batch of this autumn!

With the help of our experts and mentors, through workshops and one-on-one sessions the startups are more than ready to change the world with their innovative ideas. Learn more about their goals, aspirations and cutting edge technologies in this article.

DuckDuckGoose

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Deepfake technology has become incredibly accessible and the number of applications is numerous. But this also makes abuse more accessible. Experts at UCL have ranked deepfakes as the most serious AI crime threat. Examples of abuse include identity fraud, false burden of proof, and fake news. With the ever increasing digitisation and the speed of internet platforms, convincing deepfakes can quickly reach millions of people or get involved in all kinds of processes and influence every facet of our lives negatively. And that’s exactly where DuckDuckGoose comes in.

DuckDuckGoose is on a mission to create a digital environment where we can still believe what we perceive. Through advances in artificial intelligence and computer vision, we make it possible to detect deepfakes in an insightful manner. Our explainable deepfake detection tool uncovers deepfake selfies presented in the digital identity verification (IDV) process, helping IDV experts in avoiding false positives when it comes to identification of people.

DuckDuckGoose

TECTIVE ROBOTS

Farmers are facing increasingly restrictive legislation on chemical usage, whilst having to deal with more extreme weather conditions and decreasing margins. Precision agriculture techniques hold a great promise: to reduce chemical usage by 30%, whilst increasing yields by 30%. At the core of precision agriculture lies the need for per-plant crop health monitoring. The cost of acquiring this data is a limiting factor. Tective Robotics is working with farmers to create a fully automated crop surveying service using a network of dronehubs. By automating the entire drone flight process from our hubs, we provide farmers with a care-free, low-risk and cost-effective alternative to buying and flying their own drones. Each hub can accommodate hundreds of farmers, creating a shared infrastructure in the Netherlands that will benefit both farmers and create opportunities for many other usecases.

ACOUSTIC INSIGHT BV

Acoustic Insight develops an innovative medical device based on an optical echo to identify middle-ear abnormalities for ear specialists around the world.

Acoustic Insight develops an innovative diagnostics platform offering ear surgeons around the world exceptional insight in the well-being of the middle ear. Our technology accurately identifies morphological and conductive abnormalities allowing ear specialists to enhance treatment plans for their patients.

LANEFYLD

The Lanefyld rollator prevents rollator related accidents. With our product we enable nursing homes to provide better quality of care for their residents and reduce healthcare costs. 

Lanefyld wants to become the “Tesla” of the rollator market. 50% of all people using a rollator are doing so incorrectly which causes lots of accidents.These accidents can have a significant impact on a person’s life as they can become isolated, are unable to live at home or sometimes even pass away. In order to solve this problem, we utilize smart technology to assess if an accident is about to happen, just like Tesla. In case of a dangerous situation, the system automatically activates the electric brakes in order to stop the accident from happening. We combine our technology with a beautiful design because we believe that functionality and aesthetics should always go hand in hand.

Lanefyld

NATURE’S PRINCIPLES

Nature’s Principles B.V. is a Dutch biochemical startup developing a patented fermentation technology to produce L-lactic acid directly from sugar beet, in a up to 30% more cost-efficient process. Our lactic acid will be provided to PLA (bioplastics) producers with an LCA calculation that includes up to 500x less water usage than traditional water depleting production processes.

VERTIGO TECHNOLOGIES B.V.

Vertigo Technologies is a Dutch startup expert in the development of microwave and millimeter wave equipment. With “Fresco Microwave Sensing”  , Vertigo is introducing a new series of sensors for the inspection of internal properties of fresh fruit, like ripening stage, freshness or shelf-life, without affecting the fruit. Fresco sensors can be used in the entire fresh fruit value chain, from farm to import/export and retail, in the form of both handheld and sorting line devices, to optimize logistics and reduce waste.

 

MAGNETO B.V.

In Magneto, we believe that people don’t have to sacrifice our planet for their comfort or vice versa. Current heating and cooling are some of the biggest producers of greenhouse gas emissions. Our technology offers an alternative to producers of systems for cooling and heating. An alternative that has zero greenhouse gas emissions, saves up to 30% of power consumption to their clients, and has a lower cost of ownership. No need to sacrifice our comfort for our planet!

 

 

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PATS Drones: The innovative technology that helps monitor and control flying pests in greenhouses

Flying pests in greenhouses are surely one of the main challenges that growers face in their day-to-day work. Moths, in particular, pose a few difficulties: They are active at night, they can lay hundreds of caterpillars in a short period of time, and they rarely fall for conventional traps. Having the right tools to control such pests is, therefore, crucial. With their innovative technology, PATS Drones, a startup from the YES!Delft ecosystem, can not only monitor insects in crops, but also help eradicate them.

 

Automating the pest monitoring process

Interestingly enough, the idea for PATS did not originate from horticulture. It all started with a personal annoyance – mosquitos buzzing around the heads of Sjoerd Tijmons and Kevin van Hecke, two of the founders, in the middle of the night. That got them thinking of ways to control – if not eradicate – flying pests. With their backgrounds in autonomous flying vehicles, they figured they could turn to drone technology to help intersect flying insects.

It was this simple idea that later laid the foundation of PATS. While the mosquitos were eventually left alone, it did get Sjoerd and his brother Bram to think about the potential of small drones in controlling flying insects. Together with Kevin, they turned to horticulture as a market with large potential for such technology. 

“Pests can be fierce,” says Bram, “and the use of insecticides in greenhouses are becoming stricter and stricter regulated. With our smart drone solutions, we help growers monitor and control the pest population in their greenhouses while limiting the use of chemicals.” 

The startup is currently focusing on moths, an insect that can create quite some damage to crops. Because moths can reproduce quickly, it is crucial that growers have the tools to detect them as soon as possible. The PATS-C system that the team has developed is essentially a “real-time scouting solution for pests”. It enables early detection and tracking of harmful populations, without the need for growers to do any manual work. 

All that is needed is for the system to be mounted on the greenhouse leg, from where its camera can capture images of the moth population. As moths are active at night, that’s when the detection takes place and, in the morning, growers get a dashboard overview of the presence of the insects. This makes it possible to identify the moths early on, so growers can take action in time.

“With our technology, we can detect moth presence weeks before conventional tools, and early detection is crucial for effective pest management,” Bram says. “By automating this process, we help growers save both time and costs. PATS-C also helps them understand the trends in their greenhouse, and predict – with a high level of precision – the lifecycle the moths are in.”

New partnerships and next steps

Acknowledging the potential of the startup’s solution are the tens of growers that are currently using the early detection and pest population tracking system. In September, PATS also signed an agreement with Royal Brinkman, one of the largest suppliers for horticulture in the Netherlands, to provide them with their PATS-C system. 

 “Royal Brinkman are a great partner to have and learn from,” Bram says. “They sell PATS-C as part of their crop protection portfolio. Together, we help growers in tracking pests early and accurately, so that Royal Brinkman can advise them proactively on taking countermeasures.”

As of more recently, the startup has also been positioning its PATS-X solution on the market. It enables fully automated and effective insect control with the help of very small drones , and without the use of insecticides. “We now have our autonomous system ready, and we will be rolling it out in early 2022.”

Going forward, the team of now 8 will be looking to grow with specialists in the fields of sales, marketing and development, among others. In addition to launching their drone systems, they also want to further scale their monitoring solution in the market. 

“We are going to focus on this geographic area for now to show that we are ready to go global,” Bram says. “To do so, we will gradually be adding more insects to our solutions to gain market relevance. One insect type is good, two is much better and with three we would already be very relevant to most growers.”  

Bram and his team surely have their plan ready. From now on, it’s a matter of more hard work, making the right connections and scaling. 

Would you like to read more about PATS and their technology? Read this article from TU Delft Campus and watch this video!

Are you inspired by this story and would you like to boost your business and become part of the YES!Delft ecosystem as well? Sign up for our accelerator program!

If you would like to work for a startup like PATS check out our vacancies and become visible to more than 300 startups in the YES!Delft ecosystem.

 

[CLOSED] VACANCY: Community Manager

Are you ready to build our community?

YES!DELFT – BUILDING TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 16 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies.

WHAT ARE WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

You are a natural networker who loves to talk to many people with different backgrounds and expertises. You can handle many emails a day, have coffee with entrepreneurs and mentors and keep tabs on all the activities in the incubator. Are you that central point of contact that people can build on? Apply now for this diverse and unique job as community manager at YES!Delft.

YOUR MISSION & THE IDEAL OUTCOME

Your mission is to connect entrepreneurs with the right people in the ecosystem and tip the startups for the right events, challenges, trademissions and services that we offer. In addition you will help us with crafting and executing the strategy to increase the engagement of our members and strengthen relationships with our partners. We’re satisfied when our community is well connected and informed about opportunities that we are offering. 

ABOUT THE ROLE

This position will give you a very broad scope of tasks and an opportunity to nourish and grow one of the most innovative ecosystems in The Netherlands. In this role you will:

  • Onboard our startups, mentors and partners
  • Communicate news and updates via internal channels and newsletter 
  • Create and execute your own initiatives when it comes to community events
  • Organize and optimize existing internal events to create opportunities for collaborative learning and information sharing 
  • Match and connect internal stakeholders
  • Manage, maintain and enhance internal relationships 

COMPETENCES:

  • Able to make fast connections and introductions
  • Solution-oriented and proactive
  • You have experience building communities (in non profit environments)
  • You know how to organize large events & perform stakeholder management
  • A love for technology & startups and the possible impact of those on society
  • Able to work on a strategy for our (social) media channels and able to understand marketing strategies

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • You have a completed WO or HBO education or have obtained this level through work experience
  • In addition, you have 2-5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in communication, marketing, public relations or similar.
  • You are skilled in copywriting and marketing
  • Proficient user of Canva, Mailchimp and Slack 
  • You are proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English

WE OFFER:

  • An inspiring startup environment 
  • Opportunity to develop yourself 
  • Autonomy to implement your ideas and improve our offerings wherever you see fit
  • Driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out
  • Unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship
  • Endless networking opportunities
  • Competitive salary based on experience 
  • Flexible working hours
  • Offices in Delft, Rotterdam and The Hague 
  • Monthly team activity (who doesn’t love Padel?)

IS BEING THE MAIN POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE LEADING TECH INCUBATOR FOR YOU?

We are looking forward to onboarding you as soon as possible! 

Please submit your CV and motivation letter trough the form below.

For questions please contact: Polina Kuzheleva via polina@yesdelft.nl

[Closed] Vacancy: Project Coordinator

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Project Coordinator! (1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the start-up incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world! YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and professionals in their start-up journey. Our services turn promising technology ideas into solid start-ups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically we train entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

 

You, your mission & the ideal outcome 

Your mission is to coordinate the programs that we offer startups, the different projects we offer corporates and to assist with a diverse range of events. This job is very much on the organizational as well as on the operational part. Because this job brings such diversity, you will work very closely with the entire team. In short: you are a true project coordinator! 

You breath Scrum & to-do lists like it is oxygen. You are the person who makes a to-do list when they go on vacation, go grocery shopping or when you’re redecorating your home. As we are running three separate startup services (with different timelines, planning, people, and needs) and are offering corporate projects as well, structure should be your middle name. Ideally, you have a few years’ experience within a similar position (office manager, event manager, PMO, etc) and you are able to show you are flexible, you can handle large quantities of email and are able to set priorities. Life at YES!Delft is a rollercoaster, therefore it is important that you have a flexible attitude in general. You are a real team player and don’t mind working flexible hours as some of our programs and events are during evenings.

 

Competences:

  • A true multitasker 
  • You are solution-oriented and proactive
  • You can show you know how to organize large events & programs and you have a representative image
  • You are able to make fast connections and introductions 
  • Work structured, organized and well-planned

 

Job requirements:

  • You have a completed HBO education (for example in the direction of office management, facility management or events) or have obtained this level through work experience
  • In addition, you have at least two to five years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English 

 

We offer you

An inspiring start-up environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve programs wherever you see fit. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support start-ups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship.

 

More information and application procedure 

We look forward to your application. Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to: noor@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Noor Figdor before November 25 (17:00), 2019. 

[Closed] Vacancy: Program Manager

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Program Manager! (1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers distinctive services to graduates, scientists, engineers, professionals and corporates in their start-up journey. Our services turn promising technology ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

Your Mission
As Program Manager, you need to be able to train entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of their startup. From customer discovery to investment needs, you are able to share your knowledge and guide the teams in the right direction. You are able to facilitate a group training, and you are able to have interesting and guiding 1 on 1 coaching conversations as well. 

You will manage at least one of our focus areas (geared towards Government). Together with the program team you are responsible for the content of the entire training program of YES!Delft and are responsible for the management of all involved stakeholders (mentors, municipalities, startups, ministeries, etc). And finally: you have a crucial role in building the YES!Delft-The Hague ecosystem: you are able to link the right contacts for all the start-ups and people in the YES!Delft network. 

YES!Delft Services

YES!Delft offers multiple services, based on the process most, if not all, startups go through:

  • Validation Lab: a 10-week part-time program for graduates, scientists and (young) professionals with the ambition to start a tech business. Validation Lab is all about finding customers and creating the insight that they are the key to a profitable business. 
  • Once the start-ups have a validated product-market fit they can apply to our incubator where the focus is on funding, team & personal development. The basis of these programs is mentoring, 1 on 1 coaching and masterclasses on subjects like personal development, company culture, negotiations, growth hacking or investments. 
  • We also run corporate and/or government programs focused on education, ideation and commercial & technical validation of (corporate) innovations. 

You

  • Have (at least) a completed WO degree or level obtained through relevant work experience
  • 5-10 years’ work experience
  • Strong organizational qualities and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills & a good listener
  • Experience with facilitating groups & giving workshops
  • You are stress-proof and always see opportunities for improvement
  • You are driven & accessible 
  • You are a sparring partner for colleagues, starting entrepreneurs, coaches, investors and other people in the YES!Delft network
  • Affinity and experience with start-ups, building ecosystems & government
  • Affinity with lean start-up, business modeling & scaling methodologies
  • Good knowledge of the Dutch & English language (both speaking and writing)


We offer you
The largest tech start-up ecosystem in Europe where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and implement your own ideas. We value an entrepreneurial attitude and hand you the opportunity to develop your own programs & focus areas. Being actively involved in the development of dozens of inspiring, disruptive innovations and work with smart, ambitious and successful entrepreneurs. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support start-ups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of entrepreneurship. 

More information and application procedure
We look forward to your application. Please send your application (CV and motivation letter in English) to: robertjan@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Robert Jan van Vugt before November 24th 17:00. On Monday the 25th we will select the candidates for the first round of interviews. The first round will be on November 26th and November 27th. For questions please contact: Robert Jan van Vugt (operational director) via robertjan@yesdelft.nl

[Closed] Vacancy: Community Manager The Hague

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Community Manager for our The Hague office!(0,8-1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

  • YES!Delft The HagueYES!Delft’s new Digital Hub opened early 2019 in The Hague – focused on establishing a vibrant ecosystem for startups creating solutions based on technologies such as AI & Blockchain. Our ecosystem clearly goes well beyond the startups involved, also building strong links to industry, government, knowledge institutions and other initiatives.To further build up the ecosystem, there is an opportunity for an outgoing, service-minded community focal point to join our team – a colleague who simply “gets things done” whilst ensuring a positive and sharing attitude within our expanding communityThe Community Manager is responsible for both community and office management:
    • Being the trusted central point of contact for the community/ecosystem, representing YES!Delft as needed
    • Organizing community-building activities, such as meetups, events, social activities etc
    • Ensuring good communications both on & offline, and that the new community members can easily and quickly find their way around
    • Managing the office environment, ensuring that core functions like access control, ICT, interaction with reception, etc, are all effectively and responsively managed

    The role is part of both a local and a wider team, so to be carried out in close cooperation with YES!Delft team members in both our locations in The Hague and Delft.

    Profile:

    Required:

    • minimum HBO (Bachelor) degree
    • minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
    • Excellent communication skills both in Dutch and in English
    • Strong presentation skills, particularly re leading events
    • Self-starting attitude
    • 4 days/week minimum

    Beneficial:

    • experience with startups (hubs)
    • experience with community building
    • international experience
    • living in The Hague
    • Affinity with technology (startups)

    We offer you

    A world-class incubator: An inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself in a unique way and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve our services wherever you see fit. You will work with a diverse, driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity in the Netherlands to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship. Of course, a one-year contract, laptop, and mobile phone are a given and free domibos on location are a bonus.

    HOW TO APPLY
    We look forward to your motivation letter and CV in English. Please send your application to ras@yesdelft.nl in the attention of Ras Lalmy before November 30.

[Closed] Vacancy: Freelance Event Coordinator

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Digital Marketing Coordinator! (0,8-1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

Your mission & the ideal outcome

Are you a highly energetic, starting event organizer that’s looking to grow and make a massive impact in the startup scene? We are looking for someone proactive and creative who’s motivated to coordinate some of the biggest events in the YES!Delft startup community.

As the event coordinator, you will collaborate closely with our Events Manager to make sure that all events are organized smoothly. You make sure that visitors of YES!Delft events get a unique experience every time they enter the building!

Your activities will include (but are definitely not limited to-) brainstorming and executing new event concepts from A to Z, actively involve the YES!Delft startup community in events, keep track of budgeting, planning, administration and last but not least: making sure that our entire community knows about the fantastic events that are coming up.

About our events

Next to our services (startup programs, funding/recruitment advice, etc) for entrepreneurs, we actively organize big and small scale events to facilitate the connection between our startup ecosystem and our startup founders to accelerate innovation. To get a glimpse of some of our events, go to our YouTube channel and check out some after movies. Examples are: Meet the Startups, the Grand opening of YES!Delft’s second location in The Hague and the Shell Gamechanger Hackweek.

Your profile:
  • Available to work full-time on a freelance basis, with the possibility of receiving a year contract;  
  • 0-2 years of work experience, at minimum a bachelor’s degree (any major), and looking to grow fast!
  • Experience in events is a plus, but most importantly you’re willing to go the extra mile and get the job done;
  • High in energy;
  • Strong communicative and organizational skills;
  • Strong sense of ownership and determinate;
  • Thrives under time pressure;
  • Fluent in both spoken and written Dutch and English/
Job requirements:
  • You have a completed WO education or have obtained this level through work experience, preferably in communications, marketing or similar. 
  • In addition, you have two to three years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English
We offer you

A world-class incubator: an inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop your network and where you can implement your ideas and improve programs wherever you see fit. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem: a day in, day out.  YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech entrepreneurship.

More information and application procedure

We look forward to your application (CV and motivation letter in English). Please send your application to: pablo@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Pablo Benéitez before November 18th (17:00). For questions please contact Pablo Benéitez via pablo@yesdelft.nl.

[Closed] Vacancy: Digital Marketing Coordinator

ARE YOU READY TO BUILD TOMORROW’S LEADING FIRMS? YES!Delft is hiring a Digital Marketing Coordinator! (0,8-1,0 FTE)

YES!Delft – Building Tomorrow’s Leading Firms

YES!Delft is the startup incubator that supports entrepreneurs in building and growing technology companies in the Netherlands. Over the last 14 years YES!Delft has become one of the leading incubators in the world. YES!Delft offers guidance and support to graduates, scientists, engineers and corporate professionals in their entrepreneurial journey. Our services turn promising tech-ideas into solid startups and help them grow into successful companies. Entrepreneurs get access to mentors, experts, investors and corporate partners who share their know-how and experience. Basically, we support entrepreneurs and connect them to the world!

Your mission & the ideal outcome

Your mission is to communicate our services, our projects and our results to the world, very specifically to everyone who is interested in what we are doing and who would like to join our community. This communication role will be linking all our different departments. From our funding & talent offerings to our service to corporate partners. From communicating to entrepreneurial students to making CEOs enthusiastic for a new innovation process in their corporate, it’s all part of this job.
We’re satisfied when our offline and online communities grow. When people approach us and know what we are doing, and more importantly why we are doing it. You are working within the marketing team and we expect a certain amount of independence and experience with project management.

Competences:
  • Knowledge of and skilled in coordinating several social media channels 
  • Able to work on a strategy for our (social) media channels and able to understand marketing strategies
  • Skilled in email marketing
  • Able to edit and implement websites 
  • Able to write press releases and communicate them
  • Skilled at SEO and Google & Facebook ads
  • Able to work with Mailchimp, WordPress, Hootsuite and MS Office
  • Skilled in Adobe suite is a big plus! 
  • Work structured, organized and well-planned
  • A love for technology & startups and the possible impact of those on society
Job requirements:
  • You have a completed WO education or have obtained this level through work experience, preferably in communications, marketing or similar. 
  • In addition, you have two to three years of relevant work experience
  • Proficient in both spoken and written Dutch and English
We offer you

An inspiring startup environment where you have the opportunity to develop yourself and where you are able to implement your ideas and improve our offerings wherever you see fit. You will work with a driven and ambitious team that goes above and beyond to support startups and builds a thriving ecosystem, day-in-day-out. YES!Delft offers a truly unique opportunity to contribute, learn and grow in the world of tech-entrepreneurship.

More information and application procedure

We look forward to your application. Please send your application to: edoardo@yesdelft.nl to the attention of Edoardo Repetti before November 15th (17:00). Keep a slot open on 18 or 19 November for interviews. For questions please contact: Edoardo Repetti via edoardo@yesdelft.nl.

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