So you think you have a jewel that could become the next unicorn?
Stop looking for
The Makers Challenge
Grab your chance to get 15 000€ funding + access to a unique 3 months program to build your digital and/or loT startup by
The builder of the biggest adult entertainement company in the world
A Belgian digital and IoT Startup Studio
We do not just advise,
Forget about lengthy
we get you clients.
We don’t coach you,
we provide you the required tools and resources.
Selected teams will get :
3 months access to the programme to apply the TESTIT methodology
3 months hosting at the brand new SN Factory
15.000€ budget to get your project going
The opportunity to pitch in front of investors con cojones at the end of the programme
Why do we do this ?
1 / We look for Digital and/or IoT projects because that’s our expertise.
2 / We are privately held and are looking for people to build innovative businesses.
3 / We want to move fast and get sh*t done… Expect to roll up your sleeves!
Apply online until the 31st of January
Pitch your idea in front of a selection committee in order to be in the top 3 selection
The Makers Challenge
Transform your idea into a business with Fabian and Make It
Development & Growth
Pitch your business in front of investors
The program will be held at the brand new SN Factory
The SNCube coworking, in partnership with Make It, is expanding its facilities into a brand new floor tailor-made for the makers.
What you can expect :
Everything you need to build the first prototype of your product.
Professional services (we are more than a fablab) in hardware, firmware and software.
Machines in mechanics (CNC, laser cutting, spindle, …)
Electronics (pick and place, PCB, measuring, …)
Professional 3D printing.
Who we are
Fabian Thylmann started his career as programmer right out of school in 1997, starting his first company focusing on statistical analysis and high traffic websites.
Within just 5 years, he built the biggest adult entertainment company in the world, Manwin, supported by a Wall Street Credit. With offices in 5 countries, over 1200 employees and serving over 65 million unique visitors a day, its reach and size surpassed everything previously known in the industry.
Having sold all his shares end of 2013, he now focuses on investing in startups, in many different verticals. He wants to help you navigate through the early stages of your business by giving you seed investments money, financial advices as well as technical support.
Make It is a startup studio. We create and own startups. For the last 3 years, we gave birth and nurtured our 4 amazing startups. In order to ensure their success, we developed skills in ideas selection, business opportunities validation, software & hardware development. We propose these capabilities through Make It Services.
What makes us special?
We are entrepreneurs. We create startups and we know how to make things happen. In this competitive environment, you need more than a subcontractor. We will be your partners in innovation.
Any question about The Makers Challenge?
Don't be shy !