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EYnovation™ EY Expertise on Site | The Birdhouse Antwerp

August 20, 2019

EYnovation™ EY Expertise on Site | The Birdhouse Antwerp



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, we like to call them EYnovators, work together with a large number of startups and scaleups, 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.

Meet the experts!

JAN DE CLIPPELEER - Executive Director - Innovation as a Service

The Factory, ex-imec, ex-R&D Agfa, serial entrepreneur, Startup coach/mentor

Questions about?
  • Strategy 
  • International Software R&D Management
  • IT Service Management expertise in High Tech industries (Healthcare IT, Publishing,…)
JOHNNY WATERSCHOOT - Senior Manager - Innovation as a Service

The Factory, ex-iMinds/imec, ex-Intel Capital, Startup coach/mentor

  • Advice on Marketing
  • How to Pitch
  • Working with (corporate) investors
CEDRIC TEYSSEN - Senior Consultant - Innovation as a Service

The Factory, ex-Sales EMEIA Showpad

Questions about?
  • How to Set-up and Scale a B2B SaaS Sales Organisation 
VINCENT STOOPS - Senior Manager

The Factory, Program Manager EYnovation, ex-Bridgestone

Questions about?
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Sales

The Factory - Sales & Events MacGyver

Questions about?
  • Corporate Identity & Branding
  • Design & Conceptualization
  • Story Telling - how to create an authentic story
  • Customer Experience 

EY Subsidia

Questions about?
  • Overview of different Governmental Subsidies and Eligibility requirements

EY Law

Questions about?
  • Contract questions (eg. Re: term sheets, NDAs, commercial agreements, shareholders’ agreements, etc.);
  • Corporate questions (eg. Re: corporate structures, corporate advise, etc.);
  • Co-founder issues;
  • General legal questions; and
  • Legal tech inquiries.
JELLE JACOBS - Senior Consultant EYnovation

The Factory - ex-business development Hoplr

Questions about?
  • From zero to first clients
  • How to enter a new market
  • Building your network
  • How to make and bring your compelling story
GLENN GEZELS - Consultant EYnovation

The Factory - Business Development EYnovation

Questions about?
  • Investor Readiness
  • Lean Startup Methodology
  • Connecting to other Entrepreneurs
BIRGIT EVERAERT - Senior Consultant

The Factory - Marketing Mastermind & People Lead

Questions about?
  • Marketing
  • Branding & Conceptualization
  • Social Media
  • Value definition & employer branding
GLORIA MATHYS - Consultant

The Factory - Marketing - Former Google

Questions about?
  • Marketing & Communications (Digital, Multilingual)
  • Community Management (Social Media & Strategy
  • Content Curation (Copywriting, Site management)
DRIES LAMONT - Senior Manager

EY VODW, ex-Showpad (Sales & marketing operations, SDR Support Manager)

  • How to align & scale your Go-To-Market teams (marketing, sales, pre-sales, customer success, SDR/BDR, etc.)
  • Growth hacking & marketing
  • Marketing technology & automation

P.S.: Can't find the expert you need? Shoot us an email or provide feedback in the registration form!

P.P.S: In case of a no show, we will have to charge 75 EUR per session booked.

VLAIO (Vlaams Agentschap voor Innoveren en Ondernemen) attaches great importance to topics such as these. Therefore this event is part of our EYnovation program execution for VLAIO and is as such open to all Flanders-registered start-ups. 

Date And Time

August 20, 2019, 10:00 - 13:00


The Birdhouse Antwerp

Rijnkaai 37, 2000 Antwerp

Antwerp, Antwerp, BE, 2000

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