Understanding the art of data

Thursday, 16 October 2014

We like to give our community some insight in the entrepreneurial people that walk around everyday at the ECE Campus. Today we are presenting Foove. A data-driven startup with highly skilled and motivated guys, located in the Rotterdam Science Tower. 

Get in the Ring: Dutch Nationals - First Jury Members Announced

Friday, 19 September 2014

The Dutch Nationals of Get in the Ring are fast approaching. The national finals of this global investment competition are hosted by ECE and will take place at the ECE Campus in Rotterdam on October 7th. More than 100 Dutch startups will compete for a chance to advance to the international finals, which will take place in Rotterdam on November 21st. During the National Finals, participants will pitch their businesses to a panel of successful entrepreneurs and investors with the goal of advancing to the International Finals. ECE is proud to announce the first jury members who have been selected to judge this year's competition.

Global University Entrepreneurial Students' Survey (GUESSS) Results Presented at ECE Congress 2014

Friday, 12 September 2014

A recent study conducted by ECE (the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship) and the Erasmus University Rotterdam found that the number of full-time students who also run their own business has doubled since 2012. The study surveyed 10,000 Dutch students throughout the Netherlands. In 2012, the percentage of student-entrepreneurs was 3%; by 2014 the number had increased to 6%. Despite the significant increase in student-entrepreneurs, Dutch students are, on average, less entrepreneurial when compared to other countries. The results of the study were presented by prof. Roy Thurik at the annual ECE Congress