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    in our offices or online
  • + 150 volunteers
    Business plan, marketing…
  • 3 languages
    French, Dutch, English

1 Ask for an appointment with a coach

Enjoy personalized coaching to start up, manage and develop your business. Let us help you with your commercial strategy, your financial management and your bookkeeping.

  • You want to become an entrepreneur
  • You need help to set up your financial plan
  • You want to know the steps to follow to start your enterprise

2 Follow a training

Thanks to the group trainings you can acquire knowledge about business management, accounting, marketing and sales, communication ... or develop your project from A to Z.

3 Make your business plan online

Our e-learning platform will help you create your business plan in 9 steps and with the help of three examples (only available in French and Dutch).

Discover our training courses

  • Gestion de base

    Brussels

    4, 8, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29 novembre & 2 décembre 2022
    de 9h00 à 12h00

    Si vous souhaitez vous inscrire à cette formation, il vous faudra passer un test d'une vingtaine de minutes à l'agence de Bruxelles (entre 9h30 et 16h30) avant le début de la formation.
  • Gestion de base

    Online

    6, 8, 13, 15 & 20 décembre 2022
    de 10h00 à 12h00

    Pour toute personne souhaitant se lancer dans l’entrepreneuriat afin d’acquérir les connaissances de gestion de base nécessaire à la préparation de l'examen du jury central: esprit d’entreprendre, création d’entreprise, comptabilité, aspects commerciaux, notions de législation...

Our upcoming microSessions

  • Devenir indépendant: se préparer, se lancer, se faire accompagner

    6 décembre 2022 l de 10h00 à 11h00

    Vous avez un projet d’entreprise et souhaitez démarrer une activité en tant qu’indépendant, mais ne savez pas par où commencer? Vous êtes déjà en activité et souhaitez développer votre entreprise? Nous répondrons à toutes vos questions.
  • Ik word zelfstandige: de voorbereiding, de start, de begeleiding

    6 december 2022 l van 14u00 tot 15u00

    U heeft een ondernemingsproject en wenst een zaak op te starten, maar u weet niet waar te beginnen?
    U heeft al een zaak en wenst die verder te ontwikkelen? 
    Zoek niet verder en neem deel aan een van onze online infosessies!
  • Le financement microStart: comment ça marche?

    20 décembre 2022 l de 10h00 à 11h00

    Nous vous présentons notre offre de financement et nos services d’accompagnement pour créer et développer votre entreprise. Nous vous expliquons le parcours client chez microStart et comment vous préparer au mieux pour réussir votre demande de financement.
  • Financiering aanvragen bij microStart: hoe werkt het?

    20 december 2022 l van 14u00 tot 15u00

    We stellen u ons begeleidings- en financieringsaanbod voor om uw zaak op te starten of uit te breiden. We leggen u het klantentraject uit bij microStart en hoe u zich het beste kan voorbereiden op uw financieringsaanvraag, zodat de aanvraag de beste kans op slagen heeft.

FAQ

  • Yes, in addition to our loan programme, microStart offers business development services. We offer group sessions as well as individual coaching in order to ensure the proper preparation of your activity.

    Do not hesitate to make an appointment even if your professional project is not yet fully completed. However, the application for credit can only take place once you are fully prepared.

  • No, it is not mandatory, but it is good if you have a concrete idea and some key figures. If you have already established a business plan of your idea, do not hesitate to bring it with you to the first meeting.

  • The purchase of stock, machinery, vehicles or other equipment

    Working capital requirements and to support rental costs for the first few months

    Financing the administration costs associated with starting a business

    Meeting cash flow requirements

    Carrying out market research: test a business idea

    More information is available on our microcredits page

  • Your application will be presented to the credit committee. The committee will evaluate/analyze your application on the basis of the following criteria:

    • Your experience in the field / as a self-employed person
    • The feasibility of your business plan
    • Your environment and network
    • Your relationship to money and your possible debts
    • Your attitude

    The credit committees are held weekly. It is the committee members who decide whether or not to grant the credit.

  • For a credit application, we will ask you for the following documents

    From you:

    (Copy of) Identity card

    Bank card

    The document from the National Bank's Central Individual Credit Register OR the PIN code of the identity card1

    Personal and professional bank statements for the last 3 months

    Proof of income (depending on your situation: certificate of unemployment, warning from the roll, pay slips)

    Proof of domiciliation (invoice, an extract of the identity card)

    From your guarantor:

    (Copy of) identity card

    Bank card

    The document from the National Bank's Central Individual Credit Register OR the PIN code of the identity card1

    Proof of income (depending on your situation: certificate of unemployment, warning from the roll, pay slips)

    Proof of domiciliation (invoice, an extract of the identity card)

     

    We don't necessarily need a business plan. All you need is a concrete idea of the key figures of your business. However, if you have a financial plan, you can always bring it to the appointment.

    1 You can consult the document from the Central Credit Register on the nbb website

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