EY is a global firm offering services to public and private clients across a wide range of sectors and topics. Present in almost every country in the world, EY brings ample and diverse experience to benefit its clients. The company’s leading principle is to stay on top of the megatrends that are shaping our changing world, and to incorporate them into the services provided, bringing first class benefits to its clients. One of the topics that EY follows continuously is innovation and entrepreneurship.
EY has significant experience in advising governments across the globe in providing comprehensive support to funding the entrepreneurship ecosystem, and has extensive experience in areas ranging from technology to process improvement and organisation transformation advice.
EY is widely acknowledged as a global leader on issues related to Innovation and Entrepreneurship, providing premium expertise and advice to the European Commission, national governments, regional and local authorities, universities, research centres, NGOs and individual SMEs and entrepreneurs.
EY is dedicated to working with high growth companies around the world and helping them achieve their true potential to become market leaders. Being a true believer in the important role that high tech startup companies can play, EY offers a wide range of initiatives to support them.
In five places in Europe (London, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Helsinki/Stockholm), EY has set up ‘Startup Hotbeds’. With start-up activity very high in Europe, EY has set up dedicated initiatives within these hotbeds to address the needs of startups and provide services and solutions to the entrepreneurial ecosystem through numerous activities. These include:
- EYnovation: One-stop-shop for startups and scale ups
- Summer of Startups Programme
- Startup Challenge – Berlin and London
- EY Bootcamps
- Barometers of Startups
- EY Start-up Weekend, Fruška Gora (Serbia).