EYnovation™ EY Mass Expertise Week Day 3 - Antwerp

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EY Antwerp - wavespace

Borsbeeksebrug 26

2600 Berchem


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Join us for our EY Mass Expertise Week and enjoy your free 1:1 sessions with EY Experts!

As an entrepreneur, you have a 1000 things to do at the same time: ranging from being a CFO, to recruiting new employees, finding the right product-market fit; and all this on a very tight budget.

Because EY believes in entrepreneurs to be the main driver of long-term economic growth, we developed the EYnovation™ program in order to support and guide you on your journey of growth.

Our experts work together with a large number of startups and scale-ups, and are well connected within the ecosystem ranging from investors, incubators, the governement and other entrepreneurs.

We want to help you become successful and give you quick and easy access to a vast amount of topic experts, a large international network and resources normally only available to corporates with large budgets.

Below you can find the people with whom you can book your meetings with.

Can’t make it to Antwerp? Join us in Hasselt or Kortrijk!

Hasselt: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eynovationtm-ey-mass-expertise-week-day-1-hasselt-tickets-68962630083

Kortijk: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eynovationtm-ey-mass-expertise-week-day-2-kortrijk-tickets-70916662647

Too busy that week? Send us an email mentioning the type of expert you need and we’ll connect you!

Who are the experts?

JAN DE CLIPPELEER - Executive Director - Innovation Enabler

The Factory, ex-imec.istart, ex-Agfa, Serial Entrepreneur, Senior Intrapreneur, Startup Coach/Mentor

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 - Senior Manager - Innovation Enabler

The Factory, ex-iMinds/imec, ex-Intel Capital, Startup Coach/Mentor

  • Business plans & Marketing Strategy
  • Pitching
  • Finding funding for your startup
  • Working with (corporate) investors

CEDRIC TEYSSEN - Senior Consultant - Innovation Enabler

The Factory, ex-Sales EMEIA Showpad

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?


The Factory, EYnovation - Graphic Designer

Questions about?
  • Corporate Identity & Branding
  • Design & Conceptualization
  • Story Telling & Customer Experience

BRUIN BOURGOIS - Executive Director


Questions about?
  • Build your organization (design, organize, transition)
  • Leadership (yourself, lead people, do the right things, achieve results)


EY Subsidia

Questions about?
  • Identification of relevant government grants & incentives tailored to the stage you’re in;
  • Their role in a larger financing scheme;
  • Planning and scoping grant applications;
  • Eligibility requirements;


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;


The Factory - Business Development EYnovation & Founder of AISPI

Questions about?
  • Market entry strategy and commercial market positioning
  • How to create a business plan
  • Digital marketing

GLENN GEZELS - Consultant EYnovation

The Factory - Business Development EYnovation

Questions about?
  • Investor Readiness
  • Lean Startup Methodology
  • Connecting to other Entrepreneurs

SOPHIE BLIECK - Manager & SHAUNI TAILDEMAN - Senior Tax Consultant

People Advisory Services

Questions about?
  • Tax Effective Compensation Mechanisms
  • IP Remuneration for developers
  • Hiring employees
  • Withholding tax exemptions

GLORIA MATHYS - Consultant

The Factory - Marketing - Former Googler

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

WOUT BODVIN - Senior Consultant

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


ACR - Accounting, Compliance & Reporting

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

FAAS - Financial Accounting Advisory Services & Chartered Auditor (IBR/IRE)

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...)

ADRIAAN THEYS - Intrapreneurship developer - Innovation Enabler

The Factory, ex-DO! Ghent University

Questions about?
  • Intrapreneurship and how to foster the growth mindset
  • Minimum success criteria for your growth
  • Creating value for (all) your stakeholders
  • Connecting to other entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and organizations

BERT REEKMANS - VLAIO Bedrijfsadviseur

Expert groei en innovatie, subsidies/financiering en partnermatching (kennis)netwerk.

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.

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.


For more information feel free to contact the EYnovation team

  • Treatment of certain specific topics in line with the Belgian accounting framework

  • Intrapreneurship and how to foster the growth mindset
  • Minimum success criteria for your growth
  • Creating value for (all) your stakeholders
  • Connecting to other entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and organizations

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EY Antwerp - wavespace

Borsbeeksebrug 26

2600 Berchem


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