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Leading R&D tax credit and grant advisory and software provider Vindsubsidies rebrands as Ignite Group

Home » Leading R&D tax credit and grant advisory and software provider Vindsubsidies rebrands as Ignite Group

Deventer, May 15, 2024 – leading pure-play R&D tax credit and grant advisory and software provider, Vindsubsidies, is unveiling its new company rebrand, marking the significant progress on international expansion and strong organic and inorganic growth. Proud to partner with entrepreneurs, education institutions, large enterprise and governments, Ignite Group is building toward its vision to be the category-leading, AI -powered advisory and technology partner to the European innovation economy.

  • Over the last 3 years, the Group’s global turnover has consistently grown at a 50%+ CAGR
  • The global workforce has increased by >3x in 3 years
  • The group has grown to be present in 4 countries with 10 offices
  • Ignite has successfully submitted >20,000 RD tax credit applications for >2,500 organization


More than 25 years of experience with over 190 experts

In the past 2.5 years, Vindsubsidies has successfully executed on its buy-and-build thesis, acquiring 6 companies to solidify its market position and deliver enhanced customer value. CEO Henk Heerink states, “With 10 branches in the Netherlands and Germany, it is time to bring the underlying brands together under one name. Ignite Group combines the in-depth expertise of a number of renowned players in the R&D tax credit and grant market.” This results in a unique full-service offering covering the full R&D tax credit and grant application lifecycle.


A new level of full-service

Ignite Group provides advice on provincial, national, and European grants and has various vertical-specific teams covering sectors including IT, life sciences, energy and manufacturing. In addition to R&D tax credit and grant advisory services, Ignite Group offers a suite of proprietary workflow management solutions. Leveraging its tech-enablement and employee base of 190 R&D tax credit and grant experts, Ignite Group can effectively support its customers in navigating the increasingly complex subsidy landscape.


Proprietary suite of digital solutions

One of Ignite Group’s differentiating factors, alongside its full-service offering, are its proprietary digital solutions. “We are amongst the leading tech-enabled R&D tax credit and grant advisory firms in Europe,” Henk continues. “Our leading database provides insight into and unlocks thousands of regional, national, and European grants.”


Prepared for the future

Over the last few years, Ignite Group has significantly invested in talent and innovation to enhance the customer value proposition, create a great place to work and enable accelerated growth. SilverTree Managing Partner, John Messamore comments “Ignite Group is set to continue to deliver mission-critical software and services to Europe’s most innovative companies, leveraging its talented consultants and proprietary technology.” Nicholas Theuerkauf, Managing Partner of SilverTree, adds “the rebranding to Ignite Group provides a strong foundation for further growth toward building a European-wide, tech-enabled innovation leader,” Cees van den Heijkant, Chair of the Board, further adds: “It is great to see what happens when you bring together so much expertise. A team of professionals truly delivering expert work to deliver value for their customers across the entire subsidy landscape”


For more information, please contact our Commercial Director Ron Coenen via
+31 (0)6-17672484 & [email protected].