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The platform where intrapreneurs
bring their ideas to life

Launching ’22

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Pioneers.Peak Mission

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

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The Platform

Pioneers.Peak is a multi-corporate platform, where intrapreneurs of different companies work side-by-side to develop ideas into successful ventures. We are not just another “program” – we combine the best of both, the startup and corporate world in one platform and make intrapreneurs succeed.

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The Program Phases

Together with our space partners, VCs and Tech experts, we support intrapreneurs
from the first concept validation until scaling.

Pioneers.Peak
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
intrapreneurial success.

Why join Pioneers.Peak?

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Find Your Team

We carefully select and build
entrepreneurial and
complementary teams.

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Full Focus

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

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High Speed

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

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VC Feedback

All teams get feedback from
experienced VCs on their
scalability potential.

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Innovation Network

Be part of the first cohorts
of corporate innovators who
support each other to succeed.

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Tech Roadmap

Our experienced partners provide
key know-how on designing
a successful Tech platform.

How we helped intrapreneurs succeed

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“The Intrapreneurship Program with Pioneers helped me to transform from a part-time HR employee to a founder and find my enthusiastic co-founders from different parts of the company.”

Julia GrässelIntrapreneur at STRABAG adASTRA Program
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“The ANDRITZ Ventures Startup Contest supported by Pioneers allowed me to develop my idea taking a startup approach. I learned how to think outside the own company and validate my concept in a structured way.”

Martin FeinIntrapreneur at ANDRITZ Ventures Startup Contest
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Pre-Seed Program

Launching ’22

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 concrete idea or join an existing team

3 Months Pre-Seed Program

  • Bi-weekly onsite sprints @Pioneers.Peak Hub
  • Individual expert coaching and feedback
  • Exchange with startups, investors and tech experts

Timeline

Pre-Experience: Q1/Q2 2022
Pre-Seed Program: September 2022

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.

8 bi-weekly 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 team is working since +10 years as innovation and startup coaches and has guided +100 teams in the business validation.

Additionally, our partners bring in further Tech, HR and investment experience to support teams in later developments.

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Team and Experts

Michael Wlaschitz

Michael Wlaschitz

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
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Michael Obrist

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
Pioneers

Anton Schilling

Anton Schilling

Scaling and Business
Model Expert
Pioneers

Sophie Rab

Sophie Rab

Venture Architect &
Team Coach
Pioneers

Thomas Gabriel

Thomas Gabriel

Expert
Strategy Development
Pioneers

Denise Steger

Program Manager
Pioneers

ben_engmann

Ben Engmann

Operational Program
Support
Pioneers

stefan ebner

Stefan Ebner

Expert
Tech Infrastructure
Tribe.One

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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Markus Gaggl

Expert
B2B Customer Analysis
Rubble Master

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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

Martina Schöneich

Expert
Sustainable Innovation
Green Tech Cluster

Kerstin Draxler

Expert
Mobility
ACstyria Mobilitätscluster

… and many more to come!

The Pioneers.Peak Space

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Apply as an Intrapreneur

Join the 2022 batch as an intrapreneur with your idea! If your company is already program partner of Pioneers.Peak, use the application link below.

You can soon apply here

Your company is no partner yet?
Don’t worry, we can make it happen. Just send us a message via the form below and we will start the conversation with your company representatives.

Join as a Corporate

We are open to any new partners, but only accept a maximum of 10 teams per program. So, get in touch as soon as possible to learn about the requirements to join the 2022 program.

Fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you to schedule a 30-minutes introduction call for the program or answer any of your questions!

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