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SkillToStart is a team of entrepreneurs who moved with their families to the Netherlands on a start-up visa before and during the pandemic and joined forces to help Russian-speaking people from different countries start a new business or project in Europe. And also for those who are already in the Netherlands and would like to start a business.

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12 online interactive lessons in a minigroup + 1 individual as a gift: practicing a presentation in English

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analysis of a personal profile on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the main business social network in Europe, which allows you to tell about your project as efficiently as possible, find employees/partners, form a relevant network of contacts for cooperation and promotion of your product/services

We will teach 

  1. howopenstartupbusiness

  2. where and how to getgrants and subsidiesand find investors

  3. how legalminimize taxesfor business and expenses of the founders through special state startup support schemes

You will learn

  1. howprepare pitch decandpresentmyideaso that investors fight for the project.

  2. We will discuss and analyzebusiness plans, value proposition, financial support options andbenefits of startupsbefore traditional business

  3. Feedbackfor all practical assignments.

  •  step by step instructions and ready-made templates

  • Q&A for each lesson

  • only useful information that can be applied in practice

  • All tips and tricks are from my own experience.

 1.  Startup ecosystemin the Netherlands. How does it work? What is good in the Netherlands for business in general and for startups in particular?  How to choose the right acceleration program?

2.  Features of the Dutch mentality and business culture.Structure and algorithm of the applicationto the acceleration program. life hacksupon application.LinkedInas the main business social network.

3.  Basic business toolsto apply for a startup program, part 1: participants receive templatesbusiness model canvas, value chain. Analysis and development of the use of templates on specific examples.

4.  Practice. Basic business tools, part 2: pitch deck template. Analysis and formulation of slide 2: Problems.

5.  Practice. Basic business tools,Value Proposition 

6.  Pitch deck – the main startup presentation. Algorithm of the oral part, features; live examples. slide: solution

7. Practice. Pitch deck - analysis of participants' cases and development of presentation skills. Slides 1-6.


8. Business plan for a startup.  Structure, content, design. Startup business plan template. Discussion on examples of participants.


9. 1 minute pitch/ elevator pitch. Value proposition presentation.


10. Grants, subsidies, investments– how to get them? What documents will I need to provide? Underwater rocks. What is not written in the official announcements of the programs.

11. Practice. Full Pitch deck - final presentations of the participants.

12. Intellectual Property Rights. Which? What for? Expenses?Special financial conditionsfor a startup, options for benefits, benefits.

Course program

Why the Netherlands

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The Netherlands has an excellent start-up support system with 10 major innovation hubs where start-ups receive support from world-class business incubators/accelerators and R&D centres. According to the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021, the country ranks 6th in the world and 3rd in Europe (after Switzerland and Sweden) for innovation.

the state offers special programs,subsidies and grantsfor companies in leading economies.  

Simplified Accessto public services

Transparent and logical systemtaxation. Preferential conditions for startups for 5 years.

Excellent transport and railwayinfrastructure,ports and airports. The digital infrastructure is one of the fastest and most reliable in the world.

Minimum costsfor startups

Stabilityin all spheres of life: economics, politics, finance, interaction with neighbors.

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Who is the course for?

This is a unique opportunity to get up-to-date skills for organizing an innovative business in the Netherlands in a short time.

early stage startup

Creative thinkers with an entrepreneurial streak

Entrepreneurs with  innovative idea

Startups at an early stage

Business Entrepreneurs

Command Skill To Start 

Нина Рыбчак

Nina Rybchak

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Founder and CEO of HTSM startup Elibitec bv 

Татьяна Дубовская

Tatiana Dubovskaya

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Co-founder & BizDev Nettle TOC b.v.

Наталья Липс

Natalya Kuznetsova

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Founder of bioplastic startup Nettle TOC bv

We are  a team of Dutch entrepreneurs and innovative startups Skill To Start, which understands how difficult it is for entrepreneurs to understand the intricacies of relocation and opening a company in Europe, as well as launching and developing startups._cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_ We ourselves went from idea to company registration. All our advice and recommendations are tested on our own experience.

We help to draw up a step-by-step plan and implement the project, going all the way from idea to business registration. 

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Start October 11, 2022. 

The cost of participation is 900 euros.

Special price - 540 eurosif paid before 09/26/2022.

The course takes the form of an online workshop 2 times a week for 1.5 hours + 1 individual lesson. 

The training format is webinars, video lectures, practical tasks.

We use the ZOOM platform and provide access to recordings for 6 months.

If you have any questions, write to

Doubt? Read our Telegram channel. 

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Alumni about the course


"The course gave me the opportunity to work on an idea with business tools. It was all in my head, but it was impossible to structure it and force myself to make a presentation. I find this course very useful. Now I have a lot of different developments for different areas."
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