We are on a mission to turn Eindhoven into THE high tech startup capital of the world.
30-50 new fast-growing high tech companies in the Eindhoven region.
>2.500 new jobs
(MIT economic impact metrics)
We have the unique deep-tech knowledge, industry expertise and networks to make a difference … to energize and sustain Eindhoven’s ecosystem for years to come.
Eindhoven is the High Tech Capital of the World not by accident, but by design. We recognize, embrace and leverage our assets to support our claim: Our dream location on High Tech Campus, vast network of industry experts, high tech and deep tech knowledge, a robust startup support system and a solid track record.
Eindhoven Startup Alliance is based at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven, a research campus renowned worldwide as the center of Dutch high-tech innovation and the Smartest Square Kilometer in the World.
Since 2013, ESA members have curated a powerful community of industry experts representing a wide variety of nationalities, experts who bring to our effort deep scientific and tech disciplines and global connections.
We have members with exceptional skills in high-precision engineering, mechatronics, electronics, photonics and embedded software, not to mention accomplished entrepreneurs who are adept at turning complex deep tech into businesses.
Alliance members are proactively engaged during the selection process and throughout our accelerator and venture-building programs. We provide unique industry expertise and networks to help young tech companies overcome their challenges.
Our structured and strict assessment system provides an industry-expert ranking and rating score on the maturity of participating startups.
Our alliance includes corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and researchers with advanced degrees.
We strongly believe our unique team culture is our key sustainable differentiator … and the reason our region can overcome any challenge.
As seasoned high-tech experts ourselves, we understand the difficulties science-driven tech startups are facing as they launch, raise early-stage financing, then scale up on their way to the market.