On 17 May Leisure student Max de Beijer won the 4th edition of the NHTV Startup Festival in the category ‘best startup’, with his company Talent Meets Talent.
The professional jury (last year’s winner Julie Roggeveen from Story Travel, Stefan Schuyleman from Getbright and Edward van der Pol, director of Starterslift) praised Max de Beijer with his startup. Talent Meets Talent is the development stage for hip hop talent. They develop talent from the attic to large stages and festivals.
Logistics student Bokang Lemaoana won the award for ‘best idea’ with his concept “Chronicle Ink”. Chronicle Ink is a publishing company that will publish biographies and autobiographies of the many great African men and women.
“Van Boer tot Bord”, the startup idea of Joyce Zengerink (student International Tourism Management & Consultancy), was selected as the public’s favorite. Van Boer tot Bord is the provider of interactive cycling routes through North Drenthe. With a recipe as a route, you ride along different farms, where you collect your own ingredients, try local beer and start the preparations of a delicious dinner.
About the NHTV Startup Festival
The NHTV Startup Festival offers entrepreneurial students a competitive platform to present their startup business or business idea to a jury of professionals and an audience of students, alumni and entrepreneurs. During the award show videos of the 8 nominees were presented to the audience. After each video nominees pitched their startup and answered questions from both the jury and the audience live on stage. The best NHTV Startup, the best NHTV Business Idea and Public’s Favorite were chosen and received an award.