Rise Programme


Who is the programme for?

To join Rise, you must fit the following:

  • Currently raising or preparing to raise €10M+
  • Or revenue-focused and generating over €1M
  • 10+ FTE
  • Min. 50% year on year growth
  • Understanding of product/service and market fit.
Are you ready to Rise?


  • Fill in the form via the button below and we will get in touch with you. 

    Also, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and therefore encourage applications from founding teams with a wide array of backgrounds.

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  • We do not seek equity. There is no cost involved for the scaleups, besides travel expenses & accommodation.

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  • Final approval and selection will be done by an experienced independent selection committee. Approval will be based on the overall value proposition, traction, potential to scale theme, and program fit. After approval, you get an invitation for Selection Day where you'll meet the jury and pitch your company.

    Ready to grow big?
  • Techleap.nl Rise Programme adds the most value for companies who: 

    > Significantly need to increase their team.
    > Want to expand their markets and rapidly grow internationally.
    > Need to attract serious growth capital.
    > Want to map their scaling journey. 
    > Aim to be a global force in their industry.

    Keep calm, join Rise.

Insider look

What Connection Day looks like

Get an insider look into Connection Day where founders from Batch #1 met potential new partners or investors - followed by a networking event with your peers.