Library

Standard documents

Media & PR

Subsidies

Recruitment websites

Business Modeling

 

Branding

Femke de Jonge advises YES!Delft entrepreneurs on all issues as regards branding, please contact her via mail

Funding

 Startup checklist

Corporate & Startup Collaboration

Startup Competitions

New Venture – 3 rounds, prize money up to €25k
Herman Wijffels Innovatieprijs – Rabobank’s competition where you can win a maximum of €30k.
LiveWire Young Business Award – Award for innovation, business plan and scalability. Prize money up to €2.5k
Postcode Lottery Green Challenge – Businessplan competition for cleantech companies, 1st prize: €500k!
Philips Innovation Award – Entrepreneurial prize with a package of prizes worth €25k
Technology Fast 50, Rising Star Award – By Deloitte, very prestigious prize which gains you a lot of exposure and network
Sprout Challenger 50 – Lots of exposure in press and online
Accenture Innovation Awards – Blue Tulips and One Green Tulip, it’s like the Dutch Academy Awards for startups
Hello Tomorrow Challenge – €100k(!) and global exposure, very worthwile
Webby Awards – New York Times: “The Internet’s Highest Honor”

Can’t get enough of feeding your entrepreneurial brain? Check this library:

Books (free to borrow in the YES!Delft office)

steve blank startupownersmanual Steve Blank – The Startup Owner’s Manual
(Startup Method)
RockefellerHabitsHarnish Verne Harnish – Mastering the Rockefeller Habits
(From startup to growth company)
ScalingUpHarnish Verne Harnish – Scaling Up (Rockefeller Habits 2.0)
(From startup to growth company)
WhoSmart Geoff Smart & Randy Street – Who
(Hiring staff)
RaisingVentureCapitalBerkery Dermot Berkery – Raising Venture Capital for the Serious Entrepreneur
(Finding Venture Capital)
leanstartupericries Eric Ries – The Lean Startup
(Innovative Startup Method)
walterisaacsonstevejobs Walter Isaacson – Steve Jobs
(Inspirational Biography)
crossingthechasmgeoffremoore Geoffrey A. Moore – Crossing the Chasm
(Marketing & Sales)
disciplinedentrepreneurshipbillaulet Bill Aulet – Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Ways to a Successful Startup
(Innovative Startup Method)

Recommended books for startups

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Blogs/News

Techcrunch.com

Gigaom.com

Ars Technica.com

Articles

Paul Graham – Do Things that don’t Scale

Video’s

Stanford University’s Entrepreneurship Corner

Lecture by Alex Schultz on Growth

Lecture by Kevin Hale on How to build products that users love

Lecture by Guy Kawasaki: Art of the Start 2.0

Dan Ariely: Contribution to Management in the 21st century Founder Mailchimp.com, lecture by Ben Chestnut