NEST’up by Creative Wallonia is a nonprofit accelerator powered by a private-public partnership. NEST is an acronym meaning “Nurturing Entrepreneurship, Startups and Talents”. It is a wide-scope program whose goal is to develop entrepreneurship in Wallonia and in Belgium.
NEST’up, the first TechStars-style startup accelerator in Belgium, is a mentorship program that gathers 6 teams of Belgian entrepreneurs for 3 months, supported by more than 60 coaches, experts and mentors. This intense event is a unique opportunity for all the participants to get their projet off the ground. Thanks to key partnerhips with Creative Wallonia, Le Soir, but also existing Belgian startups and many companies and organizations, all the conditions are gathered to ensure the success of all projects involved in NEST’up, as well as the development of an entire entrepreneurial ecosystem in Wallonia and in Belgium.