Design an effective vision that inspires your team

We help you describe what your organisation will look like in the future

Craft a bold and
compelling vision

Make a difference for
your customers

Align your team around a
vision story

Eliminate guesswork by starting with a bold and clear vision

Make a difference. Connect the dots that others can’t.

A true vision challenges the status quo. It awakens the image of a new reality. Creating a new business or reinventing an existing one is a difficult task that you cannot do alone. You need to convince your team members and partners that the trouble they will face is worth it. In the beginning, a vision is all they have to buy into. But be aware that people don’t believe in numbers, they believe in stories and myths.

What if you had a step-by-step guide on how to develop, define, and execute an inspiring vision for your next startup, product or service?

At Venture Factory we do just that. We help ambitious founders and organisations create a compelling vision that people can believe in. 

With experienced coaches, a clear and well-structured process, and visual outreach tools, we can help you:

We’ll be your guide to developing your north star vision

We offer a team-based learning-by-doing journey that will help you develop your long-term, customer-driven vision. It will help you and your teams make strategic decisions and accelerate the development of new business models and value propositions. It will allow you to focus on the things that matter and avoid needless discussions. Let’s start working together.

Let's start working together.

Schedule a FREE 30-minute strategy session

Discuss your goals,
challenges and solutions

Start your vision discovery journey

Future visioning support is built on our 20+ years of business design & ecosystem building experience

We have successfully supported a number of corporate innovation teams, as well as several 100 startup teams in implementing entrepreneurial thinking and innovation methods. We have developed the PODIM conference into a leading startup and tech platform in the CEE region and built a global network of startups, experts and partners across various industries. Learn more about us here.

We offer end-to-end innovation services

Workshops &

We design and facilitate workshops and trainings for strategic visioning & story design.

They are ideal for company teams that want to master the process of strategic visioning and story design and to develop, define and iterate an inspiring vision in a time and cost-efficient way.

“Creating a Shared Vision and Story That Works”

6 hours (includes multiple breaks) – can be held in one day or split evenly over two days

“How to Define Future Vision & Design a Compelling Story”

3 hours (includes breaks)

Workshops and trainings are based on a proven design & innovation methodology. They can be 100% remote and organized digitally or physically at Venture Factory, a brand-new creative space designed to co-innovate and accelerate.   

  • Sync call before the workshop to start from a clear and solid understanding of your business, context and objectives.
  • We challenge you and your team to be bold and clear about long-term value creation. 
  • We put your customers and stakeholders first and develop a vision that makes an impact. 
  • We facilitate relevant strategic discussions and boost co-creation.
  • You get practical tools for strategic visioning & story design.
  • We use visual work to structure, create alignment and shared understanding, and accelerate decision making. 
  • You will learn how to make uncertainty your new strength.
  • We follow up to get feedback and define potential next steps. 

Innovation as a

We offer a Consulting package to help you co-design and co-develop your future vision and an appealing vision story. 

Ideal for company teams that need more hands-on support in future vision and story development. It includes support in intensive preparation, content design & research, facilitation of strategic conversations and co-creation of all outputs.

32 hours – Consisting of intensive preparation (4 hours), Content design & research (8 hours), Facilitating strategic conversations (8 hours), Finalising outputs (8 hours), Joint presentation of the results and next steps moderated discussion (2 hours).

Innovation services are based on a proven design & innovation methodology. You can choose between an online version or take advantage of a work retreat at Venture Factory in Maribor, Slovenia, a brand new creative space designed to co-innovate and accelerate.

  • A great opportunity for a work retreat to spend time brainstorming and working on your strategic visioning & story design. 
  • We are masters of facilitation, delivering the right, frictionless design process, an engaging experience and high-quality output.
  • We challenge you and your team to be bold and clear about long-term value creation for customers and stakeholders. 
  • You get practical tools for strategic visioning & story design. 
  • You will experience a high-intensity strategy development process where you co-create and co-develop the future vision. 
  • We wrap the results into a clear, substantiated and compelling story that you can share with your stakeholders. 
  • We activate your team, boost collaboration, spark creativity, improve team performance and help with implementation.
  • We provide complete project management down to the smallest detail to get the job done.

Partnership for collaborative Innovation & special projects

We build partnerships with ambitious companies challenging the status quo and building invincible businesses. 

Ideal for companies that are looking for a long-term partner in innovation with a proven innovation track record, global reach and strong roots in the CEE startup ecosystem. For companies looking for a specific innovation project or program we can co-design and co-execute.

We have prepared three packages for you, namely Startupper, Outlier and Unicorn. Each includes a specific amount of consulting hours per month, scouting talents and promoting innovation projects and activities via Podim & Startup Slovenia platforms.

We can provide services online or in person at Venture Factory in Maribor. You can use our creative office space 2 days/month for free.

  • We offer end-to-end support for your company’s constant reinvention and innovation. 
  • We help you create the right environment with talent, processes and methods. 
  • We help you reach out and find external partners to drive innovation through cross-industry collaborations. 
  • You can use our Podim conference and Start:up Slovenia ecosystem platforms.
  • We can deliver tailor-made solutions to ensure you reach your goals.
  • We can help you reach an international audience through our events, media channels and community partnerships. 
  • We help you stand out and accelerate your innovation by being disruptive.
  • We can co-develop special innovation projects or programs (execution/implementation is not included in the base price).

Get on the path to becoming a resilient business

Work and innovate with us to create new value for customers and make a difference in the market. Together with your team, we will discover;

From this point of view, we will clearly envision the future of your business and make the best strategic decisions to get there.

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