Early stage investments in Legal, Language and Learning Technologies

Our offer to you

Business Development

In our business development program we help you reach the full potential. We combine proven startup development methods like Lean Startup, Scrum and Agile and combine them with in-depth experience from seasoned professionals.

Launching Customers

We believe that the best way to test your business is to get you in touch with real life potential customers in an early stage. We organize meetups and introduce you to the right people. But before that we help you develop your sales and marketing skills.

Great Facilities

Enjoy the hospitality and community feeling of a professional working environment. We mix our existing tech companies with early stage ventures in a beautiful and well equiped office. You’ll be inspired!


We organise events on a regular basis. Think meetups, hackatons, pitch sessions and learning opportunities. We invite domain specialists, investors and potential customers to join us. Check out the event calendar and feel free to bring a friend.

Here’s the deal

Our proposition

We want to help you realize the full potential of your business. So here’s what we offer:

  • A tailormade business development program
  • Mentors that are highly qualified domain experts
  • Strong focus on sales and customer interaction
  • Access to launching customer
  • Office space in our brand new business center in Leiden
  • An initial investment up to €100.000 cash with follow-up potential

In return we ask for a minority equity stake in the business.

What we look for

What we look for in our next investment:

  • Technology based startups in Legal-, Language- or Learning
  • A founding team with a clear focus and high commitment
  • The business must be scalable at least to a national level
  • The problem your business will solve must be clear
  • The solution you provide must be innovative and distinctive

The best way to peak our interest is a call to Jan Willem Kakebeeke at 06-81286430. Be ready to explain in a few sentences why you would like to meet and have an initial pitch deck ready for follow up.

Our mission

ALPHA Ventures is a seed-investor that adds value to it’s portfolio companies by offering high level support in business development, ICT, sales training and customer interaction through a network of highly expierienced professionals. We focus our investments on technology ventures in Legal, Language and Learning.

We understand the needs of early stage companies and continuously update our support program based on the experiences of our startup portfolio. We offer great facilities in our brand new and state-of-the-art business center.