De Wolkenfabriek is a slide-in restaurant, which means that there are no permanent chefs, but that the ‘Wolk’ is a port for caterers .. So there are many caterers s affiliated with the WF and they can cook a day or evening or organize a workshop in collaboration with the WF.

VentureLab Weekend

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


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


The Rock

The Rock is an office space with rental units.

The Falling Walls Lab Groningen

The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum, which aims to build bridges between business, politics, academia and the arts hosted by the Falling Walls Foundation – a non-profit organization in Berlin, offering a unique international platform for leaders from the worlds of science, business and politics, the arts and society. All participants get the opportunity to present their research work, business model or initiative with peers and a distinguished jury – in 3 minutes each.

The Big Bang

Tech Entrepreneurship Community

The Tech Entrepreneur Community (TEC) is an association of entrepreneurs of all kinds of experience levels, together aiming to boost entrepreneurship and to lead the way for a new generation of entrepreneurs.

Talentweb Groningen

TalentWeb Groningen (TWG) is a think and do tank of 80 young talents. A mix of creative and inspiring entrepreneurs, professionals and students, each with their own specializations in various fields. We think and we act. For the city, for your organization and for TalentWeb. Together we can make our city and province even more attractive. The City of Talent where working and living after your studies can be a matter of course.

Startup Weekend Groningen

Startup Weekend is an event where attendees experience the highs, lows, fun and pressure that “the startup life” brings. In no more than 54 hours you can pitch your ideas, form teams and turn that idea into a business! Over the weekend, developers, designers, business and industry experts will learn what’s going on in a hands-on way. As you learn how to create a real business, you will meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors ready to get you started.

Startup in Residence

Want to help make the Northern Netherlands a better place with your startup? We’re looking for ambitious startups to come up with new and innovative ways to tackle societal issues and urban challenges. Startup in Residence is a 6 month program where you’ll get intensive coaching and training, and our partners and challenge owners will act as launching customer for the most promising solutions. Find your challenge, pitch your fix and we’ll help you kickstart and launch it with our Startup in Residence Program.

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.

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’.


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.

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.