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Startup Funding Expert

EY The Factory is a fast-growing startup team within EY. We support the growth of startups & scale-ups, empower established companies in their innovation process, engage intrapreneurs within EY and connect them with each other to stimulate open innovation. The Factory resides in the EY wavespace™, based in Antwerp, which is carefully designed to facilitate an open innovation mindset.

Our team is currently looking for a STARTUP FUNDING EXPERT. As a Startup Funding Expert, you will be part of a dynamic startup team (+/- 5 FTE's), responsible to scale one of our latest businesses: providing funding services for startups and scale-ups. We're looking for an experienced team member who will help scale our funding services. Therefore, you need to have an existing track record of helping startups getting funded. You will be responsible for bringing in new leads, managing client accounts and delivering on the client engagements. After Assessing the quality of the startup, checking the financial plan, ask critical questions, you will define the right funding strategy for our startups, connect them with potential (international) investors or with EY colleagues who have relevant expertise (legal, finance, taxes, HR, etc.). You will guide them through every step of their funding journey. You will report to the Startup Team Lead.

This is you:
  • You have a degree in Business Engineering, Economics or Finance, or you have the experience to compensate
  • You have at least 4 years of relevant experience in entrepreneurship and raising funding or managing investments
  • You must have a solid network in the investment & startup ecosystem
  • You're an entrepreneur at heart
  • You love interacting with potential and existing clients, always looking for the best way to serve them
  • You love to crunch numbers, analyze business models and investment cases
  • You quickly absorb information, are a critical thinker with a problem-solving mindset
  • You thrive in a complex environment
  • You're an excellent stakeholder manager
  • You like to connect with interesting (international) investors
  • You can't live without your team, but you're not afraid to work independently
  • You're proactive in suggesting ideas and like to start and finish a project successfully
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and Dutch
  • You have a growth mindset: Build - Measure - Learn is your credo

This is us:
  • The Factory is a relatively small, young & enthusiastic team (+/- 20pers.)
  • We live & breathe innovation and challenge each other to improve our skills every day
  • Entrepreneurship, team play and excellence are our team values
  • Freedom, flexible working hours, home office and a ping-pong competition are encouraged, as long as the team's KPI's are respected
  • We work in an inspiring working environment that will boost your creativity
  • We offer you an interesting salary package with fringe benefits
  • We offer you a front row position in enabling innovation within a leading international company

Intrigued? Apply now!

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