Startup Visa Application - 42workspace

Apply for a Startup Visa with 42workspace as a facilitator!
Startup Visa Application

Are you an experienced tech startup or scale-up team?

Is software and technology in your company's DNA?

Is your exponential growth pushing you towards new international markets?

Our highly-experienced startup facilitator team offers you the best chance to enter the Rotterdam ecosystem! 🚀

Selection Criteria:


• A software-driven company with a scalable business model.

• Experienced founders with at least one other startup/company built.

• A talented, well-balanced team with minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 founders. The team must have worked with each other for longer than 1 year (this can include other projects).

• The current focus is on global exponential growth strategy, with a validated business model that is ready to scale

• The current focus is on global exponential growth strategy, with a validated business model that is ready to scale and minimum funding for 12 months runway

• The team will reside in 42workspace, a tech-focused coworking space situated in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

• The team must have a no-nonsense, friendly, and open attitude towards other 42workspace members. We are a coworking space, so we expect our members to share experience and knowledge with the community.

The Facilitator Team:


1. Ohad Gilad – Founder of Keadyn, Angel Academy, WeTechRotterdam and 42workspace. Expertise in: general business, strategy, business model, funding, network facilitation, software startups, saas, e-commerce, fintech, marketing tech, real estate tech / real-tech / prop-tech, crypto, blockchain. Listed in the top 50 of the Dutch startup changemakers.

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2. Martijn Don – Founder of 42workspace, Keadyn and many more. Serial entrepreneur, business kick-starter, general business, finance, deal-maker.

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About 42workspace:


42workspace is Rotterdam’s only curated community for tech and digital entrepreneurs, located in the beating heart of the city at the Witte de With Quarters.

As passionate entrepreneurs and tech investors, our 42workspace founders enjoy working with the best tech teams: with people who share a passion for tech, are highly talented, who are eager to succeed, who like to learn, who are open-minded to help others and like to enjoy life as well.

This is the home of 42workspace: a hub for tech entrepreneurs. Our members are like-minded startups and scale-ups with a great passion for technology. You will find them working on exciting projects and businesses in the fields of e-commerce, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, tech education, cybersecurity, blockchain, IoT, app development, game development, marketing automation, marketplaces, med-tech, clean-tech, agri-tech, property-tech and more.

What you should expect:

The 42workspace facilitation program is based on the experience and programs of the founders, who also have a VC for tech companies (Keadyn), and also run an education program for angel investors who want to learn how to become more successful with tech company investments (Angel Academy).

The facilitated startups will be selected and guided in the same way we support the Keadyn portfolio tech startups in order to accelerate their growth and optimize success. The program consists of monthly sessions to help with strategy, objectives, deliverables, and actions. We will check and support you on progress, validation, access to market, challenges, actions, metrics, and targets. Where needed, we can connect you to an industry expert to help you reach your objectives faster and better.

Why 42workspace?

Working in and with our community will help you to build a better company, improve your product, expand your network, give you faster access to the market and accelerate your growth.

We host quality events, which are highly relevant for our tech community members or for meeting interesting people and just enjoying life. The type of events you should expect: innovation sessions, meetups, tech talks, trainings, release parties, pitch competitions, meetings, conferences, hackathons, keynotes, drinks, parties.

Some of our successful tech coworking community members:

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