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Rabo Entrepreneur Award X Anner Award

2x worth €10.000
08 April 2022

Would you like to get a kickstart for your business?

For the first time ever, the Rabo Entrepreneur Award will join forces with the Anner Award. This collaboration gives you the chance to bring home two prizes, each worth €10.000. Tell your business story to entrepreneurs and investors in a Dragon’s Den setting and perhaps you will reach the stage during the Grand Final in Forum Groningen on 14 June.

Entry requirements

  • You are a student at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences or the University of Groningen and are still registered in 2021/2022
  • You registered at the Chamber of Commerce
  • You can register as a team or an individual. Within a team it is important that the person registered at Hanze University of Applied Science or University of Groningen does the speech at the stage in Forum Groningen

Which prizes can you win?

  1. Rabo Entrepreneur Award 
    1. 1st prize worth €10.000,- 
    2. 2nd prize worth €4.000,- 
    3. 3rd prize worth €3.000,-
  2. Anner Award worth €10.000,-  

Application deadline

You can sign-up until May 8 (23.59 hrs).

Besides the prizes you will receive lots of brand awareness, a broader network and feedback from entrepreneurs and experts, a kickstart for your entrepreneurial journey! 


About the awards  

The Anner Award pays homage to a true student entrepreneur Anner van der Mheen. His passion for business and networking will be infused in this year’s special collaboration. 

The Rabo Entrepreneurship Award is an initiative for student entrepreneurs from the Hanze University of Applied Sciences and the University of Groningen that support and help their businesses to grow.  

Entrepreneurship at Hanze University of Applied Sciences and the University of Groningen 

The Marian van Os Centre of Expertise Entrepreneurship from the Hanze and the University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship (UGCE) contribute with their entrepreneurial programs to the economic development of the northern region of the Netherlands. They invest in the future of the professionals by stimulating students in innovative thinking and forming an entrepreneurial attitude. Besides that, students and entrepreneurs from outside the University will be guided to work on their promising entrepreneurial idea with support in the stages of development, start and growth of their business. That is the reason why the Hanze founded the student platform called BusinessMatch Groningen. Together we work on the employment of tomorrow. 

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