2 MAY 2023
Het Depot

Sven De Cleyn

Program Director at imec.istart
Sven De Cleyn

Sven De Cleyn has co-founded imec.istart in 2011, Europe’s no. 1 university-business accelerator according to UBI Global. As Program Director, he manages a team of over 30 people and oversees tech start-up programs in Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy that have supported over 280 promising tech startups. He also acts as Managing Directors for two pre-seed investment funds that invest in the startups joining the imec.istart accelerator. In 2017, Sven was elected as “Investor of the Year” at the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards by Top Management and Angel.me.


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