Growing Food & Agri Startups into Leading Enterprises

Tomorrow’s global food supply challenges demand a radical approach to innovation in the food and agriculture sectors today. Due to their innovative capacity we believe that startups are and will be the force behind the food and agri innovations needed to meet the global food demand in the future.

StartLife is the leading national incubator and and accelerator specializing in supporting Dutch food and agri startups and hosts its headquarters on Wageningen Campus. StartHub Wageningen is the student startup incubator of StartLife.

We are also a member of the Dutch Centres of Entrepreneurship, which promotes entrepreneurship education in the Netherlands.

StartLife has been working with startups for over ten years. During the last six alone, StartLife has supported over 200 startups that develop technological innovations in the domains of food and agri.

  • Offering intensive mentoring trajectories within our StartLife Incubation Program,
  • Hosting a thriving community of startups, investors, corporations and experts,
  • Developing the entrepreneurial competences of students and ­ teams,
  • Providing seed funding for promising startups.

Our team

Our mission is to foster entrepreneurship in the food and agri sectors and to support entrepreneurs and their teams as they build their innovative business ideas into global enterprises with a lasting impact.