Metropolitan Start-up Lab Access Point
NEXT Economy needs NEXT Entrepreneur

After the Selection Day (21 June), the seven most promising ideas will be selected and given ACCESS to the finals.

At the Access Point, you will be given the opportunity to pitch your idea to an acknowledged jury, during a valuable afternoon at the Demokwekerij. Next to that, you will be connected to a valuable network of 25 potential launching customers in the Metropolitan region Rotterdam - the Hague.

The jury consists of
Theo Duijvensteijn (board member Roadmap Next Economy MRDH and Vice-major Westland)
Duke Urbanik (entrepreneur in residence YES!Delft)
Leendert Bikker (executive director World Expo Rotterdam 2025)
Herman Kienhuis (managing director KPN Ventures)
Laurens Groen (director Milgro)

The selected teams will receive information about the exact programme and location of the Access Point. 


The invited guests will receive an overview of the finalists upfront. Do you want to attend the Access Point? Please email us.