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как запустить стартап в европе start a startup


12 online interactive lessons in a minigroup + 1 individual as a bonus: practicing a pitch deck in English

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shaping  LinkedIn profile

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 network of relevant contacts,  promote your product/services

Knowledge and skills 

  1. how to start a srtartup

  2. where and how to get grants and subsidies and find investors

  3. how to legally minimize business  and personal expenses of the founders through specific state startup support schemes

You will learn

  1. How to prepare a successful pitch deck and present your idea so that investors would fight for your project.

  2. What benefits are available for a startup. We will discuss and analyse business plans, value proposition, possible financial support.

  3. Feedback to all practical assignments.


Complete practical course to set up a startup

  •  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.

We are happy to help

Teams and individual clients

Creative Thoughts

Creative thinking people with an entrepreneurial streak.

Even if you don't have an idea and a team yet - here we are for you!

"So I decided to move - the easiest option is a start-up visa, which means I need a project that I will join and that needs European expansion. So where do you get it? If you want to find theatergoers, what do you do? Go to the theatre. Looking for an interesting project? Hang out where there are startups. I found a partner and a project on a Startup Visa online course. So you understand, right? I first came and signed up for the course, and then, "on the way" and the project was found :)." Taisiya K.

Business affairs

Startups at an early stage and entrepreneurs with an innovative idea. Entry into the European market.

"The course helped to formulate the concept of a startup from abstract ideas. " Andrey D.

Business Meeting

Entrepreneurs with a working business and top managers with an idea for a business. Scaling to the EU market.

"The teachers helped not only to prepare the documents correctly, but in fact to come up with a start-up, to twist from those ideas that are." Pavel G.

 1.  Dutch Startup ecosystem. 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.  Dutch mentality and business culture.  Structure and algorithm of the application  to an acceleration program.

Life hacksLinkedIn as the main business social network.

3.  Basic business tools to apply for a startup program, part 1: participants receive templates of a business model canvas, value chain. Use of templates on specific examples.

4.  Practising session. Basic business tools, part 2: pitch deck template. Analysing and formulating Slide 2: Problems. 

5.  Practising session. Basic business tools,Value Proposition 

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

7. Practising session. Pitch deck - analysis of participants' cases, development of presentation skills.

Slides 1-6.


8. Business plan for a startup.  Structure, content, design. Startup pre-seed business plan template. Discussing specific cases of the course participants.


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


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. Practising session. Full Pitch deck - final presentations of the participants.

12. Intellectual Property Rights. Which? What for? Expenses?Special financial terms and conditions for a startup.

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 Dutch government offers special programs, subsidies and grants for companies in the top economy sectors.  

Transparent and logical tax system. Startup friendly.

Smooth and easy  Access to public services

Excellent transport infrastructure, convenient ports and airports. One of the fastest and most reliable in the world digital infrastructure.

Minimum costs for startups.

Stable and sustainable economics, politics, finance, interaction with neighbours.

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.

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early stage startup

Creative thinkers with an entrepreneurial streak

Entrepreneurs with  innovative idea

Startups at an early stage

Business Entrepreneurs

инновационный бизнес innovation startup

Skill To Start team 

Нина Рыбчак

Nina Rybchak

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Founder and CEO of HTSM startup Elibitec bv 

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 and we fully realise how difficult it is for entrepreneurs to understand the intricacies of relocation and registering a company in Europe, as well as launching and developing startups.  We have successfully taken a path from an idea to a 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 providing a turn key service. 

Should you have any questions please contact us 

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Join the course to organize a startup now!

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.


"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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