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Incubators & accelerator programs: do they really matter?

Recently started, Chris Eveleens has set out to research the impact of incubators and accelerators and the role of networks of start-ups. Incubators stimulate the start-up of new firms by offering value-adding facilities and services to the entrepreneur. However, the effectiveness of incubators in increasing the performance of start-ups is debated and conclusive evidence is […]

The Chinese start-up scene: best practices and barriers for market entry

Based in Shanghai, Henk Steinz is looking into the Chinese start-up scene. In Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong he interviews entrepreneurs, investors and managers of incubators, accelerators and co-working spaces. Hereby focusing on best practices and on how the Chinese unique ecosystem influences the growing start-up scene. Special attention will be paid to the opportunities […]


Welcome to the START-UP INSIGHTS website! We are happy to welcome you to the new hotspot for insights on clean-tech entrepreneurship, innovation and education. START-UP INSIGHTS is an initiative of the Climate-KIC Innovation Scouts program in cooperation with Utrecht University’s department of Innovation Studies. On this website you can find state-of-the-art insights on clean-tech entrepreneurship, […]