Starterscafé | Prepairing your plan for the funding application II

Monday 27 March 2023, 19:00 - 22:00 hrs.
AHK Culture Club
Kattenburgerstraat 5
1018 JA Amsterdam

Learn smart and effective ways to run your business at the AHK Start-Up Café. Get the basics sorted so you can focus on what you really want to be doing: being creative!  

First grab a drink and get to know the current and former students from a wide range of fields. After that, your inspiring trainer will teach you all the ins and outs of running a business. If you want to join us, go to

What you’ll learn at this session 
Planning to submit a funding application?  Bring along your project plan and we’ll get to work on it together. Across two evening sessions (on 20 and 27 March) we’ll make sure your project is completely application-ready. It’s your move, but you don’t need to do it alone. The cavalry is here, ready to support you. We’ll help you maximise focus, set priorities, and go through each phase, step-by-step. The end result will be an irresistible project plan, financial plan, and action plan! 

The experts for this evening’s session are Rachelle Bottenbley and Frank Siera. Rachelle is a fundraiser, coach and partnership supervisor at Masterplan Zuidoost. She also teaches at Production and Stage Management and also teaches Production and Stage Management. They’ll bring their complementary skills to take a look at the artistic and business aspects of your application. 

Interested in more? Check out our other workshops ‘getting a grip on your taxes’ and ‘presentation training’

Evening program  
A warm welcome  

Meet fellow students and grow your network.   

Tips & tricks   
The teacher will tell you everything you need to know when starting up, opening the doors to a new world. We provide the pen and paper, so you can note down all the tips and tricks.   

Get to work  
Roll up your sleeves, because we’re going put what you’ve learned into practice right away. Sometimes the teacher will ask you to work with a specific case study, but usually you’ll be applying it to your own situation.   

Chill and chat  

The bar is open! You’re welcome to stay and connect with fellow students or put questions to your teacher.   

Who it’s for
The Starterscafé is aimed at current and former AHK students.   


  • Free for current students and recent graduates (from 2019 onwards).   
  • € 12.50 for AHK alumni who graduated before 2019.   
  • € 15.00 for non-AHK participants.   

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