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Demo Day 17th of February

On the 17th of February 2023 from 14:00 to 18:00, you will have a unique chance to pitch your business idea to possible investors during the final Demo Day! Next to this, you will be able to listen to pitches from other entrepreneurs. At the end of the event, there will be a ceremony where all participants that successfully completed the programme will get the official IdeaBoosterLab certificate. During and after this ceremony you will be able to network with your fellow entrepreneurs, investors and the instructors of the programme.

Investors at the event

For now we can announce four investors for our event. 

Jeroen van Doornik

Jeroen van Doornik is Managing Partner at Pacenotes Venture Capital. Pacenotes VC invests in leading venture capital and growth equity funds and co-invest in the winners of their portfolio.



Liduina Hammer

Liduina Hammer is the Head of Capital at Innovation Quarter. Innovation Quarter is an active investor focused on long term investments in all life phases from proof-of-concept to MBO/acquisition financing.They do this by investing in companies from South Holland with an innovative product and a realistic business case. They combine social interest with financial returns.

Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen

Jurgen Nieuwenhuijsen is the COO of Unknown Group. Unknown is an early-stage impact investment and business development firm. They believe that founders turn the world’s problems into opportunities by venturing beyond known. They fuel founders to bring these solutions to scale; building beautiful ventures that fix the future.

Auke van den Hout

Auke van den Hout is Managing Partner at Graduate Entrepreneur. Graduate Entrepreneur partners up with visionary founders through providing coaching, capital and a community. Their venture capital fund and coaching programme supports founders who (used to) study at their partner universities to realise their greatest ambitions.



We understand that you might have questions regarding the event. Below you will find the frequently asked questions. If your question is not there, feel free to contact us at

Q: Will everyone be able to pitch?

A: We will try including everyone if possible. If not, you will still be able to attend the event.

Q: Will there be catering during the event?

A: Yes, drinks and bites will be catered during the whole event. There will be vegan options as well. 

Q: Can I bring family and friends, Cofounders or employees?

A: You are allowed to bring co-founders and employees. Please contact us first.

Q: When will I be able to register?

A: You will receive an official invitation soon.

Q: Will there be time to network?

A: There will be plenty of time to network.

Q: Will this be the final event from IBL?

A: Yes.

Q: Will the event be recorded?

A: No.

Q: Can I receive a certificate without attending the final event?

A:  Yes, but only digital.

Q: Where will the event take place?

A: At Erasmus Enterprise at Campus Woudestein.

Q: At what time will the event take place?

A: From 14:00 till 18:00 on the 17th of February.

Q: When will we get the final certificate?

A: At the end of the demo day you will receive your final certificate!

Q: How long can we pitch?

A: Depending on your startup-phase, you can either pitch 5 minutes (high-phase) or 1 minute (low-phase).

Q: How do we prepare the pitch?

A: Prior to the demo day, we will send you some general guidelines for the pitch. You can use these guidelines as the basis for your pitch.

Q: In which form should the pitch be?

A: You can either pitch with or without a PowerPoint presentation. Please send us your slide deck at least 1 day prior to the event so we can arrange that your slides are ready on the demo day.

Q: Will there be another IdeaBoosterLab next year?

A: If you are interested in programmes like this, please check out ECE.

If your question is not there, feel free to contact us at

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