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EYnovation™ EY Expertise Day | Antwerp

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Borsbeeksebrug 26

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EY Expertise Days | 1:1 advice for your startup

EYnovation™ connects you with the EY expert you need to propel your business. We have thousands of experts in funding, accounting & tax, legal, strategy, sales & marketing as well as internationalisation. All happy to help you find answers to the challenges you need to grow your business!

This event offers you the opportunity to book a time slot with the expert(s) you need.

Our experts work together with a large number of startups and scale-ups, and are well connected within the ecosystem.

Below you’ll find the right experts per topic, available on this day.

Can’t make it? Send us an email mentioning the type of questions you have and we’ll connect you!



FUNDING

Your business can be funded in very different ways, depending on your funding strategy, the industry you’re in or the ambitions you have. How do you valuate your startup? Which types of funding are best for you? And how do you negotiate with investors? The experts below can help you:


CEDRIC VANAKEN - EY subsidia

Questions about?
  • Financing, grants and incentives for innovation, investment and environment projects
  • Identification, qualification and management of funded projects
  • Technology partner search
  • Research, technology and innovation roadmapping
  • R & D organization and design


PATRICK WOUTERS – EY Subsidia

Questions about?
  • Business & financial plan
  • National and international equity and grants for go-to-market activities
  • National and international grants & incentives for research, development, and innovation
  • Grants & incentives roadmap and strategy
  • Scientific, technological and commercial partner search
  • Mapping of your company’s activities to grants & incentives support


SEPP BRANT – EY Law

Questions about?
  • Term Sheets and assistance with investment round negotiations with Business Angels or VC (Seed, Series A, etc.)
  • Convertibel loans
  • Investment, shareholders’, joint venture and partnership agreements
  • Option plans or agreements
  • General legal questions and legal tech inquiries


ACCOUNTING, TAX & FINANCIAL OPTIMIZATION


SHAUNI TAILDEMAN - People Advisory Services

Questions about?
  • Tax Effective Compensation Mechanisms
  • IP Remuneration for developers
  • Hiring employees
  • Withholding tax exemptions
  • International mobility of employees
  • Flexible Remuneration Programs


LUDOVIC DEPREZ - FAAS - Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Questions about?
  • Treatment of certain specific topic in line with the Belgian accounting framework
  • Provide servies regarding financial & operational matters (e.g. process mining and/or data analytics)
  • Issuance of reports on certain transactions (e.g. contribution in kind, interm dividend, scission...)
  • Support with reporting requirements of investors (financial audit, IFRS/US GAAP conversion...)


CHERISCH LENAERTS - Accounting, Compliance & Reporting

Questions about?
  • Figures, from accounting till reporting
  • How to optimize your financial administration
  • How to digitalize your financial administration


LEGAL & BUSINESS STRUCTURES


JASPER BERTHELS - EY Law

Questions about?
  • Contract questions (eg. Re: term sheets, NDAs, commercial agreements, shareholders’ agreements, etc.);
  • General corporate questions (eg. Re: incorporation of companies, corporate structures, corporate advise, etc.);
  • M&A and restructuring advice;
  • Co-founder issues;
  • General legal questions;


WOUT BODVIN - Private Client Services

Questions about?
  • General wealth and succession planning
  • Capital structuring
  • Transfer of family businesses
  • Purchase of real estate and related notarial matters
  • Family Governance
  • Starter Charter


BUSINESS STRATEGY, SALES & MARKETING


JAN DE CLIPPELEER - The Factory

Questions about?
  • Business Model Innovation and Go2Market Strategy
  • International Software R&D Management
  • IT Service Management expertise in High Tech industries (Healthcare IT, Publishing,…)

JOHNNY WATERSCHOOT - The Factory

Questions about?
  • Business modeling & Marketing strategy
  • Pitching your startup
  • Funding strategies
  • Working with (corporate) investors


VINCENT STOOPS - The Factory

Questions about?
  • Business Development, Sales & Marketing
  • Project management, Retail & Network Management
  • Corporate Structures & Strategic Thinking
  • Automotive Industry

JELLE JACOBS - The Factory

Questions about?
  • From zero to first clients
  • How to enter a new market
  • Building your network
  • How to raise money
  • Connecting with the Belgian startup/scale-up ecosystem


GLORIA MATHYS - The Factory

Questions about?
  • Marketing & Communications (Digital, Multilingual)
  • Community Management (Social Media & Strategy)
  • Content Curation (Copywriting, Site Management)


SAM MICHEM - The Factory

Questions about?
  • Financing options
  • Funding Strategy
  • Internationalisation


CEDRIC TEYSSEN - WEM Growth Markets

Questions about?

  • Foundations of a SaaS sales engine
  • Inbound & Outbound Prospecting
  • Managing the Sales Funnel
  • When and how to go international
  • Which commercial profiles to hire and how to compensate/retain them?

P.S.: Can't find the expert you need? Shoot us an email or provide feedback in the registration form so we can invite the right experts next time!
P.P.S: In case of a no show, we will have to charge 75 EUR per session booked.

https://thefactory.works/start-ups-scale-ups/

For more information feel free to contact melanie.capocciuti@be.ey.com

This event is part of our program execution for VLAIO (Vlaams Agentschap voor Innoveren en Ondernemen) and is as such open to all Flanders-registered start-ups.


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