Platform Venture Building

We are a venture development firm specialized on platforms and network effects that combines the strenghts of corporates with the agility of startups to build new businesses in future ecosystems.




Trusted by global innovators

Over 150 companies trust our experience and process

Platform Innovation Kit

The most comprehensive & advanced toolset to design, launch & scale impactful platforms & marketplaces.

25 free canvases / visual templates

Since 2012 we continuously improve our toolset. Today, the PIK 5 core set consists of >25 canvases including the original “Platform Business Model Canvas”, the Value Network Canvas and other deep-dive visual tools. For example for monetization, Platform Service Design, Architecture, roadmapping, Network effects and so on. For each key questions we developed visual tools and guides helping entrepreneurs around the world.

Our growth is based on the success we have together

We connects one global team of multiple experts, ambassadors and partners. As every single one of them has their own unique focus in terms of platform ecosystems we combine interdisciplinary knowledge with entrepreneurial expertise and spirit.

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international customers

We pathed the way for corporates in many industries and sectors

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ventures built

We are serial entrepreneurs and love to grow new businesses

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global platform experts
We host a global community of selected platform experts
We pathed the way for corporates in many industries and sectors
Venture factory
We make corporate venture building accessible for medium size companies
Platform Innovation Kit

The most advanced toolset for the platform economy – used by >100k users worldwide


Our power is numbers

We support these companies with our Platform Innovation Kit, assist in the innovation process and in the development of new business models.

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Successful launched & scaled platforms
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Happy clients
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Platforms 4 Future

How can we use platforms to achieve sustainable economic and ecological growth? In conversation with various world class leaders and corporate managers from companies of all industries we explore the special characteristics of scaling platforms and the challenges of a sustainable digital transformation.

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