The Club

We strive to become the Entrepreneurial playground for students, a key actor in Belgium's startup landscape and an impactful change maker at the European level.
About us

Tomorrow’s young professionals entrepreneurial drive

Beyond the promotion of entrepreneurship among students, UStart aims to be the largest student organization focusing on the professional development of its members.

They will earn a strong extra-academic experience, take on responsibilities and work on concrete projects for the organization’s ambitions.

A way to awaken in them an entrepreneurial spirit and to bring out tomorrow’s young professionals.

Application process

Universities involved


events/year organized


New members/year


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Mr. Willy

Minister of Small Business Owners, the Self-Employed, SMEs, Agriculture and Social Integration responsible for the policy regarding railway system and the regulation of railway and air traffic.

Mr. Vincent

Managing director of the Union wallonne des Entreprises since 2002. He is also columnist for many economical topics and Professor at the Louvain School of Management.

Mr. Philippe

This Professor from the Université Catholique de Louvain, currently, General Secretary and Board member of the Fédération des Entreprises de Belgique (FEB-VBO), the Union Wallonne des Entreprises, the Belgian Chamber of Commerce and the Business & Society Belgium.

Mr. Shehryar

This Serial Entrepreneur specialized in launching new ventures from scratch, scaling startups and finding growth opportunities. He has launched 4 ventures from scratch in 3 different EU markets and helped various startups to enter new markets, find investors and broker strategic deals.


The Executive Board
Edouard de Schaetzen President
Adrien Blondel Vice-President
Harold d’Aubreby Treasurer
Nicolas Rigot IT Manager
Pier-Gustavo A. Aghemio Brand Manager
The Advisory Board
Jessica Hakizimana Strategy and Brand Identity / National Expansion / SESSY
Nicolas Philemotte Knowledge Translation, Procedures & Operations
    Nicolas Philemotte
    Jessica Hakizimana
    Louis-Philippe Broze

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