6 tips for student-entrepreneurs

Does your entrepreneurial heart beat faster and do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Don’t wait until you have finished your studies to start your business. Take a look at the tips below and find out how you can be an entrepreneur while studying and get started right away.


The only true way to learn to become an entrepreneur is by being one. This is why Global School has structured their curriculum to align with the startup process. Although knowledge can be learned in school, real learning often happens outside of it.This is why they also have an in-house incubator, a testing ground for students to apply their knowledge directly into their business. Creating a place where students ideas go from conception to completion.


Determine, based on your situation and your ambition, which entrepreneurial type is the best fit for you and your business. Are you a selfmade entrepreneur, social impact entrepreneur, business successor or corporate entrepreneur? Whichever type you choose you will find proper and personal facilitation at Global School for Entrepreneurship.


Choosing a good company name contributes to the success of your business. This makes brainstorming the name for your company one of the most important (and fun) decisions you will make.


Sign up and participate in competitions for young entrepreneurs. This is a convenient way to raise brand recognition and get funding for your business. An example of this is the Scholarship competition at Global School, where students get trained to pitch themselves as an entrepreneur and compete for a €10.000 scholarship.


Expand your network and get to know other entrepreneurs and businesses! Share experiences, developments, successes and failures help each other out. Alone you get faster but together you get further. One of the big differentiators at Global School is their network and willingness of those involved to connect you to their global network of startups, businesses, investors, and governments to learn from, build with, and sell to.


Embrace the opportunity to travel and work all over Europe whilst connecting with a global network!. Global School has a partnership with The Student Hotel that allows them to facilitate your entrepreneurial dreams all over Europe. Actively connecting you to companies, entrepreneurs and local startup scenes that can help you develop and grow your business.

Would you like to know more about how Global School can help you with your (future) business?

Schedule a call with our student advisor and receive personal advice!

Erwin Retèl

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