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The Factory is your one-stop-shop for the growth of your startup. We connect you with EY’s network of experts in different fields, like funding, accounting, HR, (international) tax, startup valuation, etc. We help you get funded, scale your company in international markets, and get you involved in open innovation trajectories with EY’s corporate clients.

Create a Successful Funding Journey

Getting that much-needed cash to grow your business is challenging in many ways. Which type of investor suits your story? Often, a funding mix is the best way to go. We help you optimize the funding strategy for your startup or scale-up and will stand by your side every step of the funding journey:

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Creating a funding mix across VC, Banks, subsidies, angels, private – that allows for a longer runway and leverages different sources



Helping with pitch deck preparation, financial plan, business modeling, market strategy, legal, IP, etc



Identifying the right investors (stage, ticket size, international, style), pitching strategy per investors and guidance in meetings



Fine tuning pitches, objective evaluation of ongoing tracks, helping with term sheet negotiations



Closing the deal and post deal synergies, integrations and advice on ways of working with investment party

eGuide Startup Funding

Discover our Startup Funding eGuide! We’ve bundled EY expertise with VC insights to give you a complete overview of how to prepare when looking to raise capital.

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We organize different types of events, tailored to your needs. Attend a workshop & get clear results or listen to inspiring testimonials at an In the Spotlight. Cross borders with our Go Global Missions or pitch to corporate’s C-level at a Launchpad Meetup.


Talk to an EY expert

The Factory connects you with the EY expert you need to propel your business. We have thousands of experts in subsidies, funding, tax, legal, strategy or HR, all happy to help you!

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