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PANEL DISCUSSION | Meet the Founders: Studentup & Just Smile – Thursday 12 March 13.30-15.30

March 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Meet the Founders: Studentup & Just Smile

Meet the (Co-)Founders of Studentup and Just Smile.

During this panel discussion, you will hear their intriguing founding story and the reasons for their success. Besides their personal story and experiences, you will also gain more general insights and secrets on how to build a successful company. We invite you to also share your entrepreneurial ideas. The lecture should empower you to start your entrepreneurial career and to create an impact in the world.



Ronan Liedmeier (SBE alumnus) has an international background (grew up in Belgium, England and the Netherlands). Before founding Studentup, he worked for other entrepreneurial ventures (Timify, Captur). His skillsets comprises marketing strategy, digital marketing, business development, and some programming including conversational chatbot development.

Robin Salimans (SBE alumnus) previously owned the clothing brand Ductus, which he founded at the age of 18. Currently he is the CEO of Studentup. Robin is the all-rounder in the Studentup team, with his skillsets ranging from App and Logo design, to App development, digital marketing, finance and even some corporate legal expertise.

Helena Andre just finished her bachelor in International Business at SBE. Last year, during her exchange in Japan, she launched a start-up called Just Smile aiming at reducing plastic consumption by offering eco-friendly alternatives. Her main passions are eating chocolate, travelling and learning. 

Roy Broersma is Operational Manager for the Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation has extensive experience with (student) entrepreneurship and start-up coaching.


Target audience: All students

NOTE: ROOM SWITCH -> The session will take place in room H0.06

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March 12
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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TS53, H0.06