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FUNDING EXPERT

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Why you’ll love this job:

EY The Factory is a fast-growing startup team within EY. We support the growth of startups & scale-ups, empower established companies in their innovation process, engage intrapreneurs within EY, and connect them with each other to stimulate open innovation. The Factory resides in the EY wavespace™, based in Antwerp, which is carefully designed to facilitate an open innovation mindset.

Our team is currently looking for a STARTUP FUNDING EXPERT. As a Startup Funding Expert, you will be part of a dynamic startup team (+/- 5 FTE’s), responsible to scale one of our latest businesses: providing funding services for startups and scale-ups. We’re looking for an
experienced team member who will help scale our funding services. Therefore, you need to have an existing track record of helping startups getting funded.

This is your role:

  • You will be responsible for assessing leads brought in by team members and evaluating their funding potential and economical viability basis quantitative and qualitative analysis of their business
  • Defining the right funding strategy for the startup with the team
  • Leading conversations with potential leads and converting them into paying clients
  • Guiding team members on executing the engagement which includes client management, connect with investors, connect with internal EY service lines
  • Managing client accounts and ensuring KPIs are met
  • Coaching team members to work independently on the above tasks in future engagements to achieve scalability of operations

This is you:

  • You have a degree in Business Engineering, Economics or Finance, or you have the experience to compensate 
  • You have at least 4 years of relevant experience in entrepreneurship and raising funding or managing investments 
  • You must have a solid network in the investment & startup ecosystem 
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart and have a “whatever it takes to get it done” outlook
  • You love interacting with potential and existing clients, always looking for the best way to serve them  
  • You love to crunch numbers, analyze business models and investment cases 
  • You quickly absorb information, are a critical thinker with a problem-solving mindset 
  • You thrive in a complex environment 
  • You’re an excellent stakeholder manager 
  • You like to connect with interesting (international) investors  
  • You believe in scaling by imparting skills to team members and manage them in an effective manner
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and Dutch 
  • You have a growth mindset: Build – Measure – Learn is your credo 

This is us:

  • The Factory is a relatively small, young & enthusiastic team (+/- 20pers.)
  • We live & breathe innovation and challenge each other to improve our skills every day
  • Entrepreneurship, team play, and excellence are our team values
  • Freedom, flexible working hours, home office and a ping-pong competition are encouraged, as long as the team’s KPI’s are respected
  • We work in an inspiring working environment that will boost your creativity
  • We offer you an interesting salary package with fringe benefits
  • We offer you a front-row position in enabling innovation within a leading international company

You’ve got what it takes to be our awesome new colleague? Reach out!

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