During our symposium, we welcome four inspiring entrepreneurs from all stages of starting up a company. These entrepreneurs will tell the story of their struggles: the good, the bad and the ugly. Accompanied by these stories, the symposium will host a pitch battle in which 3 recent start-ups will compete for 1000 euros!

Thijs van Oorschot is one of the founders of NightBalance and will share his intriguing story about how this idea was born at the TU Delft and grew to what it is now.

NightBalance is a leading innovator of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) technology. Back in 2007 the idea was born at the TU Delft. Last year, NightBalance joined Philips and do now work together in the battle against obstructive sleep apnea.

A bike that always works, the dream of every dutch student 🤩. Who doesn’t recognize the blue front wheel nowadays. This dutch startup has become a major success in almost every dutch city and has already spread out to Denmark, Belgium and Germany.

We are excited to announce that during the Entrepreneurship Day Delft, the co-founder of Swapfiets, Martijn Obers will share his great passion about bikes and his major success with the company which started at the TU Delft!

Having a hangover or in such a hurry you don’t have time to cook? Deliveroo is there for you! You probably see their riders biking around everyday.
We are happy to announce that the head of marketing Charles van den Bogaert is giving a keynote at the EDD 2019! He is ready to tell you everything about how they got to this position in the market.

And curious about the technical features which contribute to their success? Join our event the 27th of february @ AULA TU delft and check it out!
The matchmakers between students and jobs! started in 2012 to solve a problem that they experienced as students themselves: it is hard to find a graduate job you love. Traditional student job sites are spammy, user unfriendly and only used by big companies with big recruitment budgets, leading to nothing but frustration. is the perfect solution!

Founders Freek Schouten & Laurens van Nues will both share their story and tell you about their success!

Pitch Battle

As part of the symposium, three start-ups will pitch their idea in a contest to win 1000 euros! The contestants of this year are listed below:

– Fizzy
– Silverwing
– Lineguard

Aula Congress Centre, Delft University of Technology
  • During the symposium you will be able to listen to inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from all stages of entrepreneurship: a new start-up, a scale-up and a succesful company. Various founders will tell you about the good, the bad and the ugly of entrepreneurship. Want to know more? Click on the title!