Unlock the scaling formula
Convince more clients to buy what you’re selling
Growing a business is hard work. There are no shortcuts.
After finding product-market-fit and successfully validating your idea, it’s time for growth. You’re probably asking yourself, “How can I increase conversions? How can I automate processes to increase efficiency? What do I need to get further funding?”
Entrepreneurs and business leaders need to find all these answers. It is also important to know how to communicate your business, create partnerships, generate inbound leads, and manage your growing team, operations and finances effectively.
To be successful in accelerating your business growth you need to combine corporate and entrepreneurial mindset to run the business.
What if you had a step-by-step guide on how to boost your revenue by adapting a combination of entrepreneurial agility and corporate planning, sales, and management techniques.
At Venture Factory we help ambitious founders and organisations to implement practical tools they need to focus, sell and manage their business effectively and achieve desired growth.
With experienced coaches, a clear and well-structured process, and visual outreach tools, we can help you:
Scaleup support is built on our 20+ years of business design & ecosystem building experience
We have successfully supported a number of corporate innovation teams and several 100 startup teams by helping them implement entrepreneurial and corporate techniques to achieve growth and manage fast-growing businesses. 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 you end-to-end innovation services
We design and facilitate workshops to help companies develop and grow quickly.
They are ideal for company teams that want to effectively scale their ventures through a combination of entrepreneurial and corporate management approaches. We help companies scale their businesses and help them to concretize their strategic vision and goals and gain an edge over their competitors.
“How to Scale Your Business?” 6 hours (includes multiple breaks) – can be held in one day or split evenly over two days
“Metrics – Take Control of Your Funnel” 6 hours (includes multiple breaks) – can be held in one day or split evenly over two days
“Using Entrepreneurial and Corporate Approaches to Manage Business Growth”
4 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 help your team understand all the key elements of the entrepreneurial and corporate approaches for successful scaling.
- You get practical tools and advice on how to use them for rapid business growth.
- You’ll learn how to scale conversions, automate processes and increase efficiency to accelerate business growth.
- We offer practical guidance on how to communicate your business, build international partnerships and generate quality sales leads.
- You will learn how to effectively manage your growing team and how to effectively manage the business processes and cash flows of a fast-growing business.
- 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 a pipeline of innovative projects in different stages, with specific customers, enforcing different strategic pillars towards the future.
Ideal for innovation teams and company leaders who need more support while applying the tools and techniques of entrepreneurial and corporate leadership. The service includes support in understanding and implementing practical tools for rapid business growth. We will help increase conversions and find solutions to automate processes and increase efficiency in accelerating business growth.
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, where we work together to find solutions to grow the company efficiently.
- We are masters of using entrepreneurial and corporate techniques to achieve growth and manage fast-growing businesses.
- We help you design your business models to deliver more sustainable competitive advantages and ensure market success.
- 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 resilient 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.
Startupper package: 12 consulting hours/month.
Outlier package: 24 consulting hours/month.
Unicorn package: 32 consulting hours/month. Benefits
- 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).