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Multi-Company Hub for Venture Building

Next batch launches spring 2023

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Pioneers.Peak Mission

We empower corporates to create and scale new products, services and business models.

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The Venture Building Platform

Pioneers.Peak is a multi-corporate platform, where entrepreneurs of different corporates work side-by-side. With the support of Pioneers venture architects, the teams validate market opportunities, build and test first prototypes and launch and scale MVPs to market.

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The Development Phases

Together with our space partners and Pioneers.Peak experts, we support corporate teams from the first concept validation until scaling.

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PRE-SEED

Design and validate the key hypotheses about the concept

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SEED

Shape, build and test the business model in the real-life environment

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GROWTH

Scale and deliver substantial value for people, planet and profit

A platform fully designed for
corporate venture success.

6 Reasons to Join Pioneers.Peak

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Top Teams

We carefully select and build
entrepreneurial,
corporate teams.

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Full Focus

During the sprints, we fully focus
on validating the concepts.
No meetings or emails allowed!

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High Speed

We empower corporate teams to
showcase first numbers and tested
hypotheses within 3 months.

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Market Feedback

All teams get feedback from
experienced experts on their
idea’s market potential.

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Innovation Network

Growing network of corporate
innovators who support
each other to deliver impact.

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Stakeholder Expertise

We understand “corporate politics”
and help teams with dedicated expertise
to overcome internal hurdles.

Voices from Pioneers.Peak 2022

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“It’s a mix of enthusiasm about ideas, a great network to founders & experts as well as clear structures and milestones that make venture success a lot more probable.”

Carola SeyrIntrapreneur at Porsche Holding Salzburg
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“The program allowed us to deep dive on everything we needed, and to focus for 4 times 2 days into 100% working on our business idea, which was priceless.”

Armel MéjaneIntrapreneur at fasthub BOSCH
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Pre-Seed Program

Next Batch launches spring #23

Pre-Seed Outcomes

Tested customer hypotheses and needs

First business model and financial analysis

Convincing pitch deck for presentation

Pre-Program Experience

  • Get to know the program and take part in several webinars
  • Meet other motivated intrapreneurs from different corporates
  • Apply with a market opportunitiy or join an existing team

3 Months Pre-Seed Program

  • 4 two-days onsite sprints + closing event in Vienna
  • Individual expert coaching and feedback
  • Exchange with startups, investors and tech experts

Timeline

Pre-Experience: Q1/Q2 2023
Pre-Seed Program: September 2023

Pre-Program Experience 

Your journey into the
Peak Pre-Seed program

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Pre-Seed Program Elements

Validate your business ideas in 3 months.
Take a decision for further investments.

3 months validation work

Design your customer, problem and market hypotheses and validate them with latest experiments.

4 +1 two-days on-site sprints

Work side-by-side with other corporate innovators in a physical startup
co-working space.

Expert support system

Get ongoing coaching and feedback from innovation, Tech, HR and investment experts.

The Pioneers.Peak Crew and Network

The Pioneers venture architects work for +5 years as innovation and startup coaches and have guided +100 teams in business validation.

Additionally, the Peak experts bring in further Tech, HR, and investment experience to support teams in later developments.

Pioneers Team

Team and Experts

Michael Wlaschitz

Michael Wlaschitz

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
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Michael Obrist

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
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Anton Schilling

Anton Schilling

Scaling and Business
Model Expert
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Sophie Rab

Sophie Rab

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
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Thomas Gabriel

Thomas Gabriel

Expert
Strategy Development
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Denise Steger

Program Manager
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Ben Engmann

Operational Program
Support
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Andreas Wittmann

Expert
IT / Tech Development
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Maria Baumgartner

Maria Baumgartner

Expert
Startup HR
Speedinvest Heroes

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Markus Lang

Expert
VC / Investments
Speedinvest

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Verena Judmayer

Expert
Circular Business Models
Sleepify

Franziskos Kyriakopoulos

Expert
Data / AI Technologies
7lytix

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Matthias Strazza

Expert
Corporate Venturing
PostFinance

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Amelia Suda

Expert
Female Entrepreneurship
Female Founders

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Lukas Rippitsch

Expert
Startup HR
Speedinvest Heroes

Hannah Wundsam

Expert
Startup Ecosystem
Austrian Startups

Daniel Horak

Expert
Sales and Funding Expert
Conda

Christian Friedl

Expert
Co-Innovation and Intrapreneurship
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Lothar Stadler

Expert
Global Tech Sales
Epoona

Werner Töpfl

Expert
Finance and Global Operations
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Kurt Steinwald

Expert
Branding & Communication Strategy
3 Feet Hi

Daniel Pressl

Expert
High-Tech Hardware
WILD Gruppe

Kerstin Draxler

Expert
Mobility
ACstyria Mobilitätscluster

… and many more to come!

The Pioneers.Peak Spaces

Talent Garden. Wexelerate. Impact Hub.

Community Partners

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Join the 2023 batch as an intrapreneur!

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Besides the corporate teams, Pioneers also sends its own teams formed by Pioneers team members and interested innovators.  Hit us up if you are interested to join our teams and go through the full journey with us.

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