Telenet Idealabs

Why Telenet joined forces with Idealabs

Ideas are worth nothing without execution. Idealabs has a mission: To inspire, educate and accelerate entrepreneurs. Telenet shares that mission. Together we believe an entrepreneurial ecosystem can only thrive when all stakeholders are involved from the start: entrepreneurs,…

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STARTUP DIGEST: WEEK 6

Startups, your weekly dose of inspiration is here! How to be a great founder? Conversion rate? onboarding? product development? customer development? Landing Page? Customer adoption? Customer interviews? WEEK 6: How To Be A Great Founder Reid Hoffman,…

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Week 4

PHOTO GALLERY | Week 4

Check out the photo gallery of the fourth week of the Accelerator Program.                                   

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VIDEO | SHAPE // BUILD // LAUNCH | Trailer

10 startups, 37 entrepreneurs, 80 mentors, rapidly evolving from an idea to a working product. Telenet Idealabs selected 10 startups over the summer for an accelerator program, out of 450 applications.  In this program, the start-ups receive…

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Startup Digest: Week 5

Since we started Idealabs, we've been gathering articles, presentations, talks, templates. We scout the internet for great startup resources each day. We'd like to share that with you. Startups: your weekly dose of inspiration is here! Take…

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Infographic | Shape Proces

Our startup accelerator is divided in 3 main themes: shape, build & launch. What do we learn our startups ? During the first four months they shape, build and launch a working prototype of their idea. If…

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Startup Digest: week 4

4 Tips for a Product Design That Doesn't Suck The 10/90 rule applies here - 10% is your great idea and 90% is in working out all the details. Startup Toolkit All the tools you need for…

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Week 2

A Startup. A Mentor. A Click? | Week 2

Accelerator 2014, week two: it’s a wrap. This thrilling week was all about getting familiar with the program, the other talented entrepreneurs and … the mentors. That’s why we got all our startups in one room and…

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VIDEO | Are the startups ready? | Part 2

Ten startups, forty-eight entrepreneurs, many more stories. Last week we properly introduced you to Dot, Salesflare, Apprentus, Geckomatics and Campr. Time to hook up with Scriptbook, Pith.Li, Intuo, On Air and Hoplr. Meet the other shiny talents.…

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Startup Digest: week 3

Cedric Deweeck: How can we educate our startups if our emails are not working? MVP’s, Smoke Tests and some startup examples. The presentation I gave to the startups How to Validate Your Ideas for Free With This…

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Are the startups ready?

VIDEO | Are the startups ready? | Part 1

It’s challenging, it’s rock’n roll, it’s tough, it’s real, it’s Telenet Idealabs Accelerator 2014. Week 3! Time to convince yourself our promising startups have what it takes to become big businesses. Meet Dot, Salesflare, Apprentus, Geckomatics and…

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VIDEO | Mentor’s Advice #1 | Omar Mohout

We have about 80 mentors in our network. Our startups get the chance to meet them all. They deliver an amazing amount of value for our startups. We’ll try and condense their input into little snippets of advice!…

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Startup Digest: Week 2

30 Avoidable Mistakes First-Time Entrepreneurs Make Repeatedly What are avoidable mistakes that first-time entrepreneurs make repeatedly? How I got my startup to #1 on both Product Hunt and Hacker News by accident Levels.io is launching 12 startups…

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TELENET IDEALABS KICKSTARTS ACCELERATOR 2014

Telenet Idealabs kickstarts Accelerator 2014

Last Monday Telenet Idealabs Accelerator 2014 officially kicked off. What have we been doing over the past few months, you wonder? Working hard. Really hard. We had to dress up our brand-new office space, select 10 talented…

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Startup Digest: Week 1

How to do Customer Development and stop wasting your time Why would you bother to talking to people while you actually could be building your product? Because everything you assume could be wrong. Time to validate those…

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startuphub

Startups need a physical hub

Almost two years ago, we took on the challenging task of building a startup hub in the vibrant city of Antwerp. We weren’t Silicon Valley, and we weren't trying to be. That’s something we learnt early on.…

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5 things I learned from startups

Being surrounded by startups everyday, and having my own startup has taught me a lot in the last year. Some things surprising, others seemingly obvious, yet somehow so hard to put into practice. Regardless, of all the…

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