EYnovation™ EY Expertise on Site | The Birdhouse Antwerp

July 3, 2019, 13:00 - 16:00

The Birdhouse Antwerp

Rijnkaai 37, 2000 Antwerp

Antwerp, Antwerp, BE, 2000

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.

Who are 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 & Customer Loyalty


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

SHAUNI TAILDEMAN - Senior Consultant

People Advisory Services

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

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
GLORIA MATHYS - Consultant

The Factory - Marketing - Former Google

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

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.

See you there!


PS: For more information feel free to contact the EYnovation team

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. In function of the audience, the event will be given in Dutch or English.

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