EYnovation™ EY Expertise Day - Hasselt

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 work together with a large number of startups and scale-ups, 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.

Too busy that week? Send us an email mentioning the type of expert you need and we’ll connect you!
EYnovation™ EY Expertise Day - Hasselt

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Who are the experts?

JAN DE CLIPPELEER - Executive Director - Innovation Enabler
The Factory, ex-imec.istart, ex-Agfa, Serial Entrepreneur, Senior Intrapreneur, Startup Coach/Mentor

Questions about?
Business Model Innovation and Go2Market Strategy 
International Software R&D Management
IT Service Management expertise in High Tech industries (Healthcare IT, Publishing,…)

JOHNNY WATERSCHOOT - Senior Manager - Innovation Enabler
The Factory, ex-iMinds/imec, ex-Intel Capital, Startup Coach/Mentor

Business plans & Marketing Strategy
Finding funding for your startup
Working with (corporate) investors

VINCENT STOOPS - Senior Manager
The Factory, Program Manager EYnovation, ex-Bridgestone

Questions about?
Business Development, Sales & Marketing
Project management, Retail & Network Management
Corporate Structures & Strategic Thinking
Automotive Industry

The Factory,  EYnovation - Graphic Designer

Questions about?
Corporate Identity & Branding
Design & Conceptualization
Story Telling & Customer Experience

OLIVIER BRIALMONT - Senior Tax Consultant
People Advisory Services

Questions about?
Tax Effective Compensation Mechanisms
IP Remuneration for developers
Hiring employees
Withholding tax exemptions
International mobility of employees
Flexible Remuneration Programs

EY Subsidia

Questions about?
Financing, grants and incentives for innovation and investment projects
Identification, qualification and management of funded projects
Technology partner search
Research, technology and innovation roadmapping

PATRICK WOUTERS - Senior Manager
EY Subsidia

Questions about?
Business & financial plan
National and international equity and grants for go-to-market activities
National and international grants & incentives for research, development, and innovation
Grants & incentives roadmap and strategy
Scientific, technological and commercial partner search
Mapping of your company’s activities to grants & incentives support

EY Law

Questions about?
Contract questions (eg. Re: term sheets, NDAs, commercial agreements, shareholders’ agreements, etc.);
General corporate questions (eg. Re: incorporation of companies, corporate structures, corporate advise, etc.);
M&A and restructuring advice;
Co-founder issues;
General legal questions;

GLENN GEZELS - Consultant EYnovation
The Factory - Business Development EYnovation

Questions about?
Investor Readiness
Lean Startup Methodology
Connecting to other Entrepreneurs

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
Starter Charter

LIZE VANHOUDT - Manager & Trusted Business Advisor & CHERISCH LENAERTS - Senior Consultant
ACR - Accounting, Compliance & Reporting

Questions about?
Figures, from accounting till reporting
How to optimize your financial administration
How to digitalize your financial administration

Business Tax Advisory

Questions about?
Belgian Corporation Tax - advisory & reporting
Innovation Deduction & Investment deduction/credits
Tax effective funding
Tax effective operating models

ARNE SMEETS - Partner 
Business Tax Advisory

Questions about?
Belgian corporate tax and insights into international taxation
Tax aspects and insights regarding cross-border transactions and operating models
Tax aspects of financing and funding
Digital economy and taxation

MIEKE MARTENS - VLAIO Bedrijfsadviseur 
Expert groei en innovatie, subsidies/financiering en partnermatching (kennis)netwerk.


For more information feel free to contact melanie.capocciuti@be.ey.com

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Corda Campus Kempische Steenweg 293 Gebouw 1 - Verdieping 1, Conference 3500 Hasselt