From Strategy to Scale

Let’s co-create your platform together

From Strategy to Scale

Let’s co-create your platform together

Hundredfold proven procedure

The 5E-Process to Platform Venture Building

We put the experience of building and scaling over 150 platforms in the last 10 years into our 5-steps process. The process guides you through the core phases from strategic Ecosystem analysis to spot platform opportunities, to the design of a platform concept to achieve buy-in and seed-funding up to launching and scaling your platform based on true network effects. Please find a detailed description of the “5E process” below.

From Design to Scale a Platform Venture

Our 5-steps co-creation process

1. Ecosystemize

You want to identify platform opportunities for your company?

Duration:

1 month program

Aim:

Identify & select opportunity areas with a broader ecosystem perspective

Result:

Ecosystem strategy

2. Explore

You want to validate a specific opportunity to make a go/ no-go decision to secure funding?

Duration:

2 months program

Aim:

Finds & validate a platform opportunity; go / no-go decision; scure funding by board or early investors

Result:

Proof of concept

3. Embark

You want to launch an intial platform (MVP) to win the first customers?

Duration:

12 months program

Aim:

Build MVP & tech; launch and attract first customers; solve the chicken-egg-problem; build team capabilities & setup venture operations

Result:

Proof of business case

4. Embrace

You want to accelerate the scale-up of your platform business?

Duration:

12 months program

Aim:

Pre-Assessment of current status to identify bottlenecks to scale; define & execute growth initiatives / actions; create strong network effects; secure Serias A funding

Result:

Platform Scale-Up

5. Evolve

You want to explore strategic growth opportunities for your platform?

Duration:

3 months program

Aim:

Discover, validate and decide on future growth areas

Result:

Super Platform Strategy

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