The Netherlands



Triade thinks along with knowledge-intensive, innovative ideas, in an early phase of development, not yet proven successful, always with a view to regional opportunities and development. Always from an entrepreneurial spirit. Always together.


VentureLab is a business accelerator for ambitious startups in the Northern-Netherlands.

VentureLab Weekend

VentureLab Weekend is a 3-day-long event, where aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if their startup ideas are viable.

RUG Houdstermaatschappij

RUG Houdstermaatschappij BV (RHM) helps to launch knowledge-intensive companies by bringing scientific research results to the market.RHM supports scientists in the process of starting a business.

Screw up

Screw Up helps organizations and teams that want to innovate and get people moving. We break the taboo on making mistakes, make mistakes open to discussion and provide concrete tools with which you and your colleagues learn to deal better with things that go wrong.


SMC050 is an initiative to bring together companies, experts and newcomers in the field of social media and technological trends in the region. The aim of SMC050 is to exchange knowledge, to keep up to date and to learn from the latest developments.

Startup Assist

StartUp Assist connects startups, established companies and social organizations. The aim is to share each other’s expertise and network, to inspire each other and to learn from each other. The project is an example of modern sports sponsorship: not only seeking support for the budget of your own club, but also offering support to others where it is possible, under the motto ‘connect sport’.

Start-Up City

Startup City is an inspiring new facility for startups and scale ups of Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, and the University of Groningen. Incubator Cube050 and the Marian van Os Centre for Entrepreneurship are the first to relocate to this remarkable new location for entrepreneurship where students, entrepreneurs and researchers come together.


Mediacentrale provides meeting place and rental of office space.