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EY Foundry Programme 2022 for ASEAN & Oceania Entrepreneurs

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Application Deadline: April 15th, 2022

To help entrepreneurs realize their start-up dreams, EY introduces EY Foundry, a dedicated virtual incubator operating across Oceania and ASEAN markets.

EY Foundry wants to collaborate with the very best start-ups that have unique application to the professional services industry and their clients. We are keen to hear from start-ups looking to drive rapid growth through collaborative activities with our tax, law and people advisory teams. Within our business, there are common areas of opportunity to help deliver maximum impact, growth and value to our staff, clients and the broader community.

The program includes interactive workshops, based on deep EY insights of the business world and a wealth of experience from technology collaborators.


EY Foundry participants can also access free Microsoft Azure credits of up to US$120,000. EY Foundry is now located across Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) and ASEAN (Cambodia, Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam) to deliver greater connectivity and more cross-border growth opportunities for start-ups.

EY Foundry is for founders, CEOs and leadership teams of start-ups that are technology or product-related and are able to add value to the EY business in at least one of the four innovation areas. The program can help you test and validate your technology idea and help you refine your implementation strategy for cross-border growth.

Start-Up Criteria To qualify for the EY Foundry program, applicants must fulfill the following criteria:► An early stage start-up (Series A funding or earlier) that is technology or product-related

► Able to demonstrate how it adds value to the EY business in at least one of the four innovation areas

► Having a working prototype or working towards having a prototype that is scalable and can be used internationally

Innovation Areas

Innovation Areas EY Foundry is driven by the business challenges and opportunities identified by all levels within the EY Tax practice across the Asia-Pacific region. In particular, we are looking for disruptive technologies and solutions across the following areas of innovation:

Services of Tomorrow

Optimizing our processes and enhancing the client experience

New Enterprise

Reimagining our traditional Tax Law and People Advisory Services Law and People Advisory Services new markets and business models


Technology that delivers ESG and supply chain transformation resulting in net-zero or negative carbon emissions

People and Wellness

Embracing the future of work through continual learning and developments and employee wellness

  • When
  • Applications for EY Foundry Cohort 5 are open from 7 March 2022 through to 15 April 2022. The winners will be selected and announced at a virtual event in June 2022.
  • Where
  • The EY Foundry virtual incubator operates across:

    Oceania: Australia and New Zealand

    ASEAN: Cambodia, Guam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam

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