Join Belgium's Biggest Startup Party

Let's celebrate our 10th Anniversary, together!

We're thrilled to invite our amazing community of (alumni) startups, partners, mentors, current and former colleagues, ... to celebrate a decade of impact at Start it @KBC.

So what are we planning? The Biggest Startup Party in Belgian History on September 20th.

PS. We scheduled it on a Friday, so everyone can make it!

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Celebration Projects

Start it @KBC celebrates its 10th Anniversary. To celebrate the impact we've created over the past 10 years together with you, we're planning multiple projects & events.

Hey, nothing mainstream here — what else did you expect?

10 Year Celebration Party

The Biggest Startup Party in Belgian History on Friday 20th of September.

Does Grandma Understand?

Our grandma jury gave away 5 golden tickets to our program, and we filmed it (must watch).

Start it Store

We're launching our own marketplace for both B2C as B2B startups & alumni.

Start it Raw | Unfiltered Podcast

A new podcast series where founders, politicians, corporate leaders open up about their journey like never before.

Start it Hubs Walls

We're upgrading all our hubs with a logo wall of all the alumni of that hub.

These are all our 10 Year Anniversary actions.

Discover them by clicking on them.

So what about our 10 Year Celebration Party?

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What Can I Expect?

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Start it @KBSea Foodmarket

18h30 — 20h30 | Enjoy a unique dining adventure by startups
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Start it Store

18h30 — 01h00 | Discover the offline version of the Start it Store
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Start it Fashion

18h30 — 01h00 | Discover The Start it Fashion startups
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Start it Celebration Ceremony

20h30 — 22h00 | Discover the 10 Years of Impact
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Start it 10Y Expo

22h00 — 01h00 | Take a Stroll Down Memory Lane
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Start it Celebration Party

22h00 — 03h00 | Community DJ's

The Where | Blikfabriek Antwerp

The When | Friday 20th of September from 18h30 — 3h00

The What | The biggest startup party of the year

The Who | Startup Founders & Alumni, Employees, Investors, Mentors, Partners, Corporate Network, Your Friends, Your Family, ... Everyone!

So, in conclusion: this ticket unlocks to the best night of your life. Prove us wrong!

The Summary

What's included in your ticket?

  • Full Access Pass
  • 20,- EUR of vouchers (food & drinks)
  • Access to the Foodmarket
  • Access to the 10 Year Celebration Show
  • Access to the Start it Expo
  • Access to the Party (incl. amazing acts)
  • Access to accommodation & transportation deals (to get home safely)

The Ticket Flow

Before 20th JuneEarly Bird Ticket (SOLD OUT)20,- EUR (ex. VAT)
21st June - 20th AugustRegular Ticket25,- EUR (ex. VAT)
21st August - 15th SeptemberFinal Ticket30,- EUR (ex. VAT)
After 16th SeptemberLast Chance35,- EUR (ex. VAT)

Our Strategic Partners

Together with these amazing startups & partners, we're building an amazing experience — by the community for the community.

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KBC wants to support and boost innovation and entrepreneurship in Belgium and beyond.

KBC Group is one of Europe’s leading financial groups. We’re a bank-insurer that wants to help our stakeholders fulfil and protect their dreams.

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Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

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Start it X is the sister company of Start it @KBC, working with intrapreneurs from corporates, scaleups and matching them with real entrepreneurs to learn from each other.

We help corporates to maximise innovation success and boost internal entrepreneurship via challenge boards, incubation sprints, entrepreneur traineeships and corporate teams. We invite founders from the accelerator of Start it @KBC to share their experience and inspire our teams. This can lead to the startup’s work being picked up within that corporate.

Our Event & Startup Partners

Frequently Asked Questions

By Bike
-> Velostation: Velo station 326 – Krugerbrug

By Car: Parking, Lageweg 397 = 300m stappen

By Train: station Antwerpen Zuid = 2,5km

By Bus:
-> Lijn 13, Stop Hoboken Waaslandstraat
-> Lijn 290 en 295, Stop Hoboken Zwaantjes
-> Lijn 298, Stop Hoboken Krugerstraat

By Tram: Stop Hoboken Zwaantjes, Lijn 2, 4 en 10

We've got you covered! Thanks to our collab with Troom. An initiative that makes partying and getting home safely easier.

Book your Troom now!

Yes, we have you covered! We have a hotel deal where you can get a 10% discount on the total price. To use the discount code, follow these steps:

Discount Code: STARTIT10Y
Website: Hotel B&B Antwerp South

You can enter the discount code at step four (payment).

All ticket sales are final. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds or exchanges for tickets purchased. We recommend ensuring your availability before booking.

The Venue | Blikfabriek