Startup Weekend Brussels 2023

General info

25€ - 55€


ICAB Brussels
Rue des Pères Blancs, 4
1040 Etterbeek


Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Over the course of a weekend, participants pitch ideas, form teams, and work together to create new businesses. This is an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs, innovators, and startup enthusiasts to come together, network, and learn from one another.

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming Startup Weekend Brussels event, which will take place from March 31st to April 2nd, 2023. This is an exciting opportunity for everyone who is interested in entrepreneurship and innovation to come together and learn the basics of founding successful ventures.

During this event, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas, form teams, and work together to create new businesses over the course of a weekend. Throughout the event, they will be guided by experienced mentors, who will provide guidance and advice to help them turn their ideas into reality.

Startup Weekend Brussels is a unique opportunity for participants to connect with like-minded individuals, learn new skills, and gain valuable experience in the world of entrepreneurship. We believe that by working together and leveraging our collective networks, we can make this event a huge success and drive innovation in our community.

About ICAB

ICAB is a business and technology incubator located in the heart of Brussels, Belgium. Their mission is to help innovative entrepreneurs in the ICT and engineering sectors succeed by providing them with the resources and support they need to grow their businesses. At ICAB, they offer flexible accommodation and top-notch infrastructure at favorable conditions. Their thriving entrepreneurial community is made up of start-ups, potential customers, future partners, opinion makers, and financiers. They provide logistic, operational, and strategic services tailored to your needs and offer access to a vast network of reliable counsellors as well as a direct link to university R&D. Their optimal location in the capital of Europe and proximity to knowledge centers make them the ideal partner for anyone looking to succeed in the technology industry. Whether you are just starting out or looking to take your business to the next level, ICAB can help you achieve your goals. If you are interested in learning more about ICAB and their services, please visit their website and explore their service plans. They look forward to working with you!



  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Registration and welcome at the event location
  • 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Introduction to Startup Weekend
  • 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Participants' one-minute pitches of their startup ideas
  • 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm: Voting among all participants to select the top projects
  • 9:00 pm - 12:00 am: Pitchers of the ideas form a team (5 to 8 people) and begin to work on their idea until midnight


  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am: Breakfast at ICAB
  • 9:30 am - 12:00 pm: Participants work on their ideas with coaches available to help them at ICAB
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch provided at ICAB
  • 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Participants continue to work on their ideas with coaches available to help them at ICAB
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Dinner provided at ICAB
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Participants continue to work on their ideas


  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am: Breakfast at ICAB
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Participants continue to work on their ideas while preparing their 5-minute pitches
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Lunch provided at ICAB
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Participants dry-run their pitches
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Final preparations for pitches
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Presentations of 5-minute pitches in front of the jury
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Jury deliberations
  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Award ceremony and closing remarks

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