A deep, vibrant sound filled the space in the monumental building in the city center of Amsterdam. It is the sound of a gong that was used to officially open the Humanities Venture Lab on Wednesday 2 November. From now on, students of the so-called ‘soft sciences’ have the opportunity to get professional training to start their own business. But do these studies go hand in hand with the business world? Not everyone seemed to be enthusiastic from the start.
An unexpected pitch
1. A popular revolt or rebellion against policies at a startup presentation.
2. The act or an instance of rising or rising up at a startup presentation.