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Application DO-Challenge

Are you an startup that has a great innovation to build back Sint-Maarten in a more resilient way? Two startups will have the opportunity to travel with us to Sint-Maarten and be part of the Build Back Better Week including the Do-Tank (Hackaton with key local and international stakeholders) and the Do-Trade.  We will take care of the costs for your flight and stay on Curaçao and Sint-Maarten (15/3/18- 21/3/18).

We are looking for startups who are making an impact on one of the next three topics.
(These topics have an extra attention in the Build Back Better week)

  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Renewable Energy & technology
  • Entrepreneurship: in specific waste solutions 

Netherlands: Your costs will only be 375 EUR  + a RVO Voucher ex VAT if you meet certain conditions
Dutch Caribbean: Your costs will only be 225 dollar.


Please apply before 19th of February and let us know why your startup should be selected. We are looking for startups that bring a unique value to the island.

Please complete the form below

Name *
Are your interested in matchmaking? *
I apply for *
I pay for a full program *
The flight and over stay costs will be paid by us if you will be one of the 2 selected startups.
Are you still interested to join us if you are not selected (and have to pay your own travel and over stay costs?) *

Please note that only the fligth and stay over will be paid for the two startups (2 persons) and not include the program costs.