The first venture capital fund
run by students in the EU

Got a great idea? Let’s make it happen!

Show us what you’ve got


You’re an entrepreneurial minded student at either the University of Twente or University of Applied Sciences Saxion. You’ve got an idea, but are not yet sure where to go from now on.

The DSIF has strong connections with various parties that can help transform an idea into a startup. Two of those organizations are Hardstart and TEC Twente.

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You’ve transformed your business idea into a prototype(design). However, you’re uncertain on how to obtain your first customers or whether there is an actual market for your solution.

The DSIF can help you build your prototype by providing the necessary financing needed for the construction of it. Next to that we can get you in touch with the experts that you need to validate your market.

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You’re already well on your way towards a great business. You’ve obtained your first customers with a working product and are looking for your first investment to scale up.

Next to the fact that the DSIF can help you with financing ourselves. We’ve got great relations with various other investors that might be willing to invest in your business when it is in need of a follow up investment.

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Junior Investor – Position available

As of this Summer we’re scouting for new Junior Investors. This function is in the Investment Committee of the fund and it’s main activities are the support of existing Portfolio Companies and the process of obtaining new.

What We’re Looking For

  • 01

    Students that are studying at either the University of Twente or University of Applied Sciences Saxion

  • 02

    Students that are available and willing to work 6 to 10 hours a week

  • 03

    Students are NOT required to have any financial background, as we aim for high diversity in the team

  • 03

    Students that are eager to learn quick, like a challenge,and have good analytical skills

Get in Touch

We always love to hear from entrepreneurial students. Feel free to drop by our office in the Startup Hub in the Bastille or contact us.


Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.00

Saturday & SundayClosed


Address Drienerlolaan 5

Phone +316 14 15 34 53