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How To Make Your Customers Unhappy – Business Model Inspiration #1

by Alexander • August 29, 2017

Research shows that serial entrepreneurs develop business models more successfully than others by building on proven strategies. Innovate like a serial entrepreneur! Enjoy the following business model strategy to boost your creativity. Find more on our Innovation Platform. Business Model Inspiration #1: Customer Satisfaction Least Satisfied Instead of focusing on customers who are satisfied with […]


Step 3 Draft Your Business Model

Step 3: Draft Your Business Model – 6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success

by Alexander • May 11, 2017

In our blog series “6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success” we focus on how to avoid the mistakes of the others by validating them. The previous step was all about building your solution in a way that it is adressing your customers’ major pains and needs. It was followed by the second validation […]


Founders Talk: Problem Solution Fit – WhatAVenture meets Florian Kandler

by Alexander • March 20, 2017

In our “Problem Solution Fit” series, WhatAVenture meets founders to talk about how they validated their solutions. In this video, Stefan Perkmann Berger (founder of WhatAVenture) interviews Florian Kandler (co-founder of Ulmon, www.startupmilestones.eu) about validation & protoyping the successful Ulmon/Citymaps2Go travel app. If you’re in a hurry, you can also check out the shortened version […]


Step 2 Build your Solution

Step 2: Build Your Solution – 6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success

by Alexander • February 27, 2017

In our blog series “6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success” we focus on how to avoid the mistakes of the others by validating them. The previous step was all about getting to know your customer, because: no customer means no business. You have defined the major customer segments you want to address, elaborated […]


Video: Problem Validation – How To Test Your Startup Idea

by Alexander • October 31, 2016

How to avoid the mistakes of the others by validating them. The beginning of every business idea is usually marked with super-excitement. You are convinced that your startup idea is the next big thing. And maybe it is, if you follow our “6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success“. By supporting many innovative projects […]


Step 1 Understand Your Customer

Step 1: Understand Your Customer – 6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success

by Alexander • October 7, 2016

In our blog series “6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success” we focus on how to avoid the mistakes of the others by validating them. The first big step is to understand your customer, because: no customer means no business.   Do you understand your customer in depth? Do you know where they come from, what they […]


How To Choose The Right Financing For Your Startup Image

How To Choose The Right Financing For Your Startup

by Alexander • September 13, 2016

Guest Post by Roman Rericha Roman Rericha is a partner at BTP and specializes in M&A transactions, financings, corporate and capital markets law. He is in charge of complex and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions, both on the vendor and customer sides, and advises national and international companies on reorganizations and financing. Their initiave BTP Nährboden supports startups […]


6 Steps To Success

6 Steps To Turn Your Business Idea Into Success – Intro

by Alexander • August 9, 2016

How to avoid the mistakes of the others by validating them. The beginning of every business idea is usually marked with super-excitement. You are convinced that your idea is the next big thing. And maybe it is, if you follow the next 6 steps and know how to validate your ideas. We developed this 6 […]


Key Insights from a b2b startup

Key Insights From A B2B Startup

by Alexander • July 31, 2016

Guest Post by Benjamin Schwarzler Benjamin is the founder CEO of Tablet Solutions., a startup in the area of industrial digitalization. We simplify and automate machinery and plant construction processes and develop mobile Apps which field engineers see essential for their work. Our clients are machinery and plants engineering companies, global leaders in their niche. […]


How to successfully collaborate with startups

5 Steps To Successfully Collaborate With Startups

by Stefan Perkmann Berger • June 28, 2016

The innovation potential does not stop at the boundaries of established corporates. Among the options of open innovation collaborating with startups developed to one of the main options. This became common understanding since startups like Uber, Airbnb and Facebook disrupted traditional markets. Open innovation has become a widely-accepted approach and we have seen many different […]