EYnovation™ Bootcamp | Going International

A good idea, hard work and a local market fit will get you started in your own country. But what is the next step? What markets to expand to? What are the pitfalls of going beyond your country’s borders? How do you hire the right people internationally? How do you address your investor’s demands to grow your company? The EYnovation™ team has you covered: together with various experts within EY and partners, we will help you address the challenges and pitfalls of going international.

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A three-day bootcamp

In this bootcamp we will address the following topics:

  • TEAM: how to scale your team internationally? How to remunerate them? Do you need to work with contractors, local agents, or your own hires?
  • COUNTRY SELECTION: What is the best country/market for your company to expand do? In a Growing Beyond Borders™ session, we will investigate which countries are best suited for you to expand to.
  • LEGAL: what are the legal implication of going abroad and hiring people there? How do you make sure you don’t get in legal or IP trouble when targeting another market?
  • TAX: What type of company structure is best for you to set up when going abroad? What are the taxes you need to take into account?

Preliminary Agenda – Subject to change

Day 1 – Thursday, 23th January

  • 08:30 am - 09:00 am: Welcome incl. breakfast
  • 09:00 am – 09:15 am: Introductions
  • 09:15 am - 10:00 am: Setting the scene: the internationalization story of a successful Belgian scale-up
  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am: Global Trade: Opportunities and challenges
  • 10:45 am - 11:00 pm: Coffee break
  • 11:00 pm - 12:00 pm: The importance of IP and patents for your internationalization plan
  • 12:00 pm – 01:00 pm: Lunch
  • 01:00 pm – 02:00 pm: How to fund your international expansion?
  • 02:00 pm – 03:00 pm: International Tax: What is transfer pricing? What type of company type to set up in different countries? Where will you need to pay which taxes?
  • 03:00 pm – 03:15 pm: Break
  • 03:15 pm – 04:15 pm: Strategies on hiring your first employees in a new country
  • 04:15 pm – 05:00 pm: Growing Beyond Borders: EY’s tool to navigate the risks and opportunities of doing business across the globe. This session will get you thinking about the data and strategic drivers for your business that you could explore in a Growing Beyond Borders™ session.

Day 2 – T.B.D, 1/1 Sessions week 2 of the bootcamp

In today’s fiercely competitive global market, success depends on finding and seizing new opportunities to grow your business and better manage risk. Organizations gain competitive advantage when they can quickly and easily access the right data and insights to help them make smart business decisions and implement them quickly. On day 2, we will conduct individual Growing Beyond Borders session with the participating startups and scale-ups. In this personalized session, we help you quickly and easily work with the complex data specific to your business to help you make strategic business decisions on international expansion.

Day 3 - Thursday 6th February

  • 08:30 am - 09:00 am: Welcome incl. breakfast
  • 09.00 am – 09.30 am: Growing Beyond Borders: Recap and trends from the sessions
  • 09:30 am - 10:15 am: Testimonial – Lessons learned from an internationalization strategy
  • 10:15 am – 10:30 am: Break
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Next Step in your Internationalization Strategy
  • 11:00 am – 13:00 am: Peer Learning Session – Present your Internationalization Business Case to the Board consisting of peers and EY experts
  • 13:00 am - 15:00 pm: Lunch, Drinks and Networking

See you there!


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

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€ 164,79

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