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DSIF (Dutch Student Investment Fund)

The first venture capital fund run by students in the EU

General information


Dutch Student Investment Fund (DSIF) is a student-run European venture capital fund managed by students. 

DSIF key investment criteria are innovative start-ups created by bachelor and master students, PhDs and recent graduates. The fund aims to help young student entrepreneurs to turn their great ideas into real start-ups. The only investment requirement is that a startup is ambitious and aims for growth. As long as the team of entrepreneurs is strong, the product or service has a lot of potential, and the business model is sound, DSIF is there to facilitate.

DSIF invests up to €50.000 in startups created by bachelor, master, or PhD student at either the UT or Saxion, or students that have graduated maximally 12 months ago. They are looking for ambitious startups that aim for growth.