We are on a mission to enable entrepreneurship and innovation

Have you always wanted to start your own business? We are looking for you!
Mercator Launch is here to help all (PhD-)students, alumni and researchers in Nijmegen
transform their business ideas into value-adding products or services.
Ideas that generate impact and disrupt the status quo.

So do you have a good idea? We are ready to help you launch it into society! 


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Do you have a great business idea but you don’t know where to start? Join the Mercator Launch IMPROVE program: a 10-step program that gives you the opportunity to transform your idea into a business concept and provides you with the basic aspects and tools to validate your idea and launch your startup.

Business Coaching

Supporting young entrepreneurs is our passion! Our business coaches are always available to help you launch your business idea. We offer 1-on-1 coaching to kick start your company successfully. Want to know who are business coaches are?

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