1-op-1 consultation


The Financing Desk helps entrepreneurs with issues regarding the financing of innovation. Finding funding for your innovation is often a challenging and lengthy process and not typically something you do every day. It is not always clear to entrepreneurs how the investment landscape looks like or what’s of investors’ interest when they assess your investment offer. Moreover, investors spend 100% of their time on the business of investing while it’s not your day to day activity. You, therefore can benefit from a financing expert as a sparring partner in your preparation.

Are you looking for help to find out:

  • what type of investment or investor suits your company,
  • whether you are "investor ready" for the next innovation phase,
  • which investors to contact?

Please contact an innovation manager at the Financing Desk to make an appointment for a 1-on-1 consultation.


There are often various considerations to be made when choosing the right financing option(s). For example, think of what is the minimum amount required. The first step is to determine the absolute minimum project scope for your innovation phase, as well as the question of what part of the financing needs can be met by a supplier or potential customer. The next step is to look at external options. Financing can consist of:

  • the issue of shares,
  • taking out a loan
  • or a apply for (conditional) gift (subsidy).

There are advantages and disadvantages to all forms of financing, and not every form is suitable for everyone. The Financing Desk helps to get a clear picture of the possibilities and impossibilities for a targeted search for financing.


Please, make an appointment with Martin Weissmann of the Financing Desk to discuss the above issues and he can possibly bring you into contact with financing organizations or investors.

The appointment takes place at the Financing Desk (in Utrecht) or can be held by telephone. There are no costs associated with the 1-to-1 appointment. The Financing Desk can think along with you (1st line advice) but will not be able to play an active role within your company.