King Willem-Alexander has visited the Startupbootcamp HighTechXL in Eindhoven. It was his second visit in the region. Previously the King was in Son. Subsequently King Willem-Alexander decided to visit the High Tech Campus.
It was an informal visit where a select group was allowed to pitch their idea for the King. He was particularly interested in the ecosystem created for startups by the High Tech Campus about two years ago.
Start-up companies are accompanied by 150 mentors, each have their own specialty. They help companies establish connections with customers and what, for example, can be done better. According to the spokesperson for the High Tech Campus it is difficult to start a business by yourself nowadays, thus making a Startupbootcamp HighTechXL ideal.
The visit of the King took one hour.