BoortmaltX is an initiative of

BoortmaltX brings malt
beyond beverages,
together with you.

BoortmaltX is the corporate venturing arm of the world leading malting company, Boortmalt. We believe that innovative start-ups will help us to build the future of malt.



At BoortmaltX, our mission is to create collective value and jointly build a sustainable future with promising businesses operating in malt-related value spaces or exploiting malt and its by-products.


We believe in providing valuable resources to empower startups and entrepreneurs. We understand that resources are crucial for success, and we are committed to providing them to help you reach your goals.


We are passionate about accelerating innovation and growth in the industries we operate in. Our goal is to help startups and entrepreneurs achieve their full potential by providing access to a variety of resources and expertise.


Our team of seasoned startup builders is committed to providing mentorship and support to help you navigate the challenges of starting and growing a business.

BoortmaltX Values

At BoortmaltX, we foster a culture rooted in inclusivity, equality, and empowerment. We strive to connect the dots between innovation and expertise to revolutionize the utilization of malt-related ingredients, all while embracing sustainability as the cornerstone of our collective journey.


At BoortmaltX, we believe that diversity and inclusivity are critical to our success as a startup accelerator. We are committed to creating an environment where people from all backgrounds can come together to innovate, and grow.


We are dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to the same opportunities, regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation. We believe that equality is a critical driver of innovation and progress.


We are passionate about empowering individuals from all backgrounds to achieve their full potential. We believe that everyone has something valuable to contribute and that our diversity makes us stronger.

Meet our mentors mentors

Irina Bolat

Boortmalt Group innovation manager
PHD in  Industrial Biotechnology

Christian De Catelle

Venture builder with 4+ years of experience
Two-time start-up founder with corporate venturing expertise: finding synergies between corporates and start-ups for 5 years; making sure all stakeholders are collaborating in the best possible way

Olivier De Borger

Marketing specialist with 3+ years of experience
Seasoned growth marketeer, passionately helping ventures become renowned brands in their markets. Supported the growth of multiple (sustainable) startups and is currently the Head of Marketing for an Innovation and Entrepreneurship conference in Belgium.
BoortmaltX is an initiative of
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As Masters of Malt, our focus is not about being the biggest player in the industry; it’s about being the best Malting company in the world, in the long term.

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