Join DSIF: We are looking for 2023-24 board members

The Dutch Student Investment Fund (DSIF) is looking for six enthusiastic part-time board members who can start in September 2023. Join us, learn about venture capital, become a student investor, and accelerate your learning.

Join DSIF – Information on the Open Vacancies

The Dutch Student Investment Fund (DSIF) is looking for new team members that could start working from the 1st of September! It is an exciting place for students to get real-life experience as a student startup investor and learn more about entrepreneurship. Six open vacancies are waiting for you, in this blog, you will find all the necessary information about them.

What’s the hustle about having more women in the startup ecosystem?

The business environment is changing. Aside from the pandemic, attitudes towards ‘traditional’ business practices are changing as well. In addition, there is evidence that women play an important role in shaping the business future. As it was International Women’s Day last Tuesday, let’s take a look back at what the hustle is about having more women in the startup ecosystem.

Agile Methodology for your Startup Success

The startup market is rapidly growing, but so is the failure rate. The structure of a startup differs significantly from that of a well-established corporation. Every component department of a corporation is well-organized, and everyone understands their responsibilities, whereas a startup could fail to maintain an efficient working environment, resulting in chaos. Agile comes to the rescue in this situation. If a startup can quickly deliver results to buyers and adapt to market changes, it will have a much better chance of surviving.

How Important Is Marketing to Your Startup?

One of the most typical mistakes made by startups in their early phases is underestimating the importance of marketing. While the basics of a startup are critical (financing, shipping and delivery, staffing, and so on), branding and advertising are equally important for a company’s internal cohesion, customer reach, and overall success. In this blog we tell you why marketing is so important for your startup.

What Is Venture Capital And How Does It Work?

Venture capital has funded many of the world’s most well-known and profitable companies, from WhatsApp to Coinbase to Spotify. But what is it exactly? In this blog, we will go over the core concepts of venture capital, including what it is, how it works, and our vision as a VC. If you are thinking about raising capital for your startup, this article will help you figure out if venture capital is a good option for you.

Top 10 Promising Sustainable Startups to Watch in 2021

Global warming, which poses a serious threat to the environment, has made many investors and companies realise the need for sustainable business practices. Currently, there are several startups that are doing their best to meet environmental obligations. We have listed ten high-rated startups that are making great strides in the field of sustainability and circularity.

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European Startups to Watch in 2021

Europe’s venture market is a dynamic place where original ideas can scale up. However, just a few startups have the potential to survive for a long-term period. We gathered the top 10 most promising and exciting to watch European startups.

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The Top 7 Books to Read for Student Entrepreneurs

Books are a valuable source of information that can enrich a person in various fields. As for business books, there are so many that it may be challenging to choose the right one. In this blog, we bring you our 7 books, suitable for beginning start-ups and business enthusiasts.