Start it @KBC Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 5


  • Investments
  • 725

  • Portfolio
  • 453

  • Exits
  • 210


Start it @KBC General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2013, Startit@KBC is an accelerator arm of KBC Securities headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. The firm specializes in early-stage and startup investments.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Corporate Office
  • Professor Roger van Overstraetenplein 2
  • 3000 Leuven
  • Belgium
+32 016 00 00 00

Start it @KBC Investments (725)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Mapheim 05-Dec-2023 Accelerator/Incubator Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
Calqi 01-Jan-2023 000000000000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue
IVEX 01-Dec-2022 0000 00000 00.000 Automotive Generating Revenue
MyCellHub 08-Nov-2021 00000 00000 00.000 Database Software Generating Revenue
Guud (Pharmaceuticals) 14-Oct-2021 0000 00000 00000 Pharmaceuticals Generating Revenue
S-Biomedic 21-Sep-2021 00000 00000 00.00 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue
Wheel the World 01-Nov-2020 0000 00000 00.000 Other Restaurants, Hotels and Leisure Generating Revenue
BloomUp 16-Oct-2020 000000000000 Clinics/Outpatient Services Generating Revenue 0000 000000000000
Not A Desk 22-Sep-2020 Accelerator/Incubator Home Furnishings Generating Revenue
Creative Therapy 16-Jul-2020 Seed Round 00000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue
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Start it @KBC Exits (210)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Digiteal 16-Apr-2024 Merger/Acquisition
Sunulex 28-Mar-2024 000 00 00000000
Freefloat 08-Mar-2024 000 00 00000000
Smartbeam 07-Mar-2024 000000000000000000
Maurice Knitwear 24-Jan-2024 000 00 00000000
Letsclap 21-Dec-2023 0000000000: 000000
NOYA Enterprise 01-Dec-2023 000 00 00000000
UXpro 01-Oct-2023 000000000 00000000
Superserieus 27-Aug-2023 Out of Business
Beerhive 01-Aug-2023 Secondary Transaction - Private
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Start it @KBC Management, Team & Partners (8)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Lode Uytterschaut Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer 00 Leuven, Belgium
Mieke Daniels Chief Operating Officer Leuven, Belgium
Andy Gijbels Chief Technology Officer Leuven, Belgium
Jim Nkolo Chief Revenue Officer Leuven, Belgium
Katrien Dewijngaert Co-Founder 0 Ghent, Belgium
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Start it @KBC Co-Investors (44)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Corda Campus 3 0 Series chart Industry bar
Participatiemaatschappij Vlaanderen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Noshaq 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Faktory 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
BNP Paribas 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Start it @KBC FAQs

  • What is Start it @KBC?

    Founded in 2013, Startit@KBC is an accelerator arm of KBC Securities headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

  • When was Start it @KBC founded?

    Start it @KBC was founded in 2013.

  • Who is the founder of Start it @KBC?

    Lode Uytterschaut and Katrien Dewijngaert are the founders of Start it @KBC.

  • Who is the CEO of Start it @KBC?

    Lode Uytterschaut is the CEO of Start it @KBC.

  • Where is Start it @KBC headquartered?

    Start it @KBC is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium.

  • How many investments has Start it @KBC made?

    Start it @KBC has made 725 investments.

  • What has Start it @KBC invested in?

    Start it @KBC has made numerous investments in companies like Mapheim, Calqi, and IVEX within the Business/Productivity Software and Automotive industries.

  • What has Start it @KBC invested in recently?

    Start it @KBC's latest investment was on 05-Dec-2023 in Mapheim, a company within the Business/Productivity Software industry.

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