We facilitated business development workshops at the World Startup Factory's Sustainable Cities Accelerator. A program that helped founders accelerate their business with an intensive 30 days bootcamp, followed by 5 months of customised support to increase the chance of successfully entering their target market. We challenged the startups to map their business model, clarify their value proposition and define their go-to-market strategy.
Meet Jack is a company importing young jackfruit into The Netherlands. They are on a mission to reduce meat consumption by providing delicious and healthy fruit alternative for meat lovers. We met Jack's friends in Bali, tasted Jack, fell in love with the taste and ended up shaping the story of Jack's mission into a narrative told by Jack himself.
Two lifelong friends passionate about cooking decided to turn their hobby into a business. We guided them through the process of creating a solid business concept, designing their brand and setting up their business administration.
Stars Premier is a soccer academy with presence in 10 major cities across the USA. They offer age specific soccer programs for the development of soccer talents. We designed and developed a content management system to manage their player database, website, and mobile app. A software solution to simplify the communications between coaches and parents.
Refugee Ambassadors (Stichting Vluchtelingen Ambassadeurs) trains refugees in the art of storytelling, enabling them to use their personal stories to teach children about life adversity, strength and endurance as well as train companies to turn diversity into their greatest asset. We stepped in to redesign their organization to go from a grant dependent foundation to a self-sustaining company able to stand on its own two feet.
Our Pocket Stories brings diverse people together by sharing their unique stories. They do this through storytelling workshops, video productions and training events. We met them at the point in which they were validating their value proposition. We helped them by increasing the visibility of their different initiatives on a clearly structured website.
ImpactHub Amsterdam's business model challenge is a program designed to turn ideas for a better world into a business model. We worked with participating startups in turning their value propositions into prototype website they could use to try and validate their business concepts. We did this in both large group lectures and small group co-creation workshops.
We guided a team of students from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam towards designing a business around a VR presentation builder they had in mind. We tested assumptions around their value proposition by developing and testing new ways in which VR could be used to improve in-class student experience. The result, a clearly defined team to launch the business, a funding proposal to raise initial capital, and a planned hackathon to build their minimum viable product.
Kids Aktief is a company offering after school sports activities for kids in many locations across Amsterdam. We worked with their team to clarify the structure of their website information, to then build and maintain their website as needed.
We guided the team through the process of designing an initial business concept around helping elderly stay connected and healthy through sports activities. We delivered the pitch deck and project proposal that they could use to test their assumptions and validate the viability of the business idea.
Super Soccer Stars offers parents a simple way to find or request soccer trainings for their kids. They are present in 10 major cities across the USA, making the managing of locations, training schedules, coaches a complex challenge to say the least. We stepped in to help them revamp their website and then continued to be their on-demand IT team for when software maintenance was needed.
We guided Chakula through the process of fine tuning their business model and building a website from which they could start testing assumptions and capturing cooking workshop and catering requests.
Worked out the concept using cutting edge wireless sensor technology to capture player movements, with centimeter accuracy, and display real-time team and player statistics. A solution that provides valuable insights into player performance, which are used to correct and motivate players throughout their development.
Re-Born Sports is re-inventing the casual sportswear by adding a modern twist to old school favorites. We worked with them on setting up their online sales channel, a first sales point from which to generate their first business sales.
SVBN is a non-profit in organization that uses soccer as a means to transmit a sense of respect and belonging within neighborhoods in The Netherlands. We worked with them on creating StreetMatch an on-demand street soccer platofrm that aims to get kids back on the street b motivating them to follow in the steps of legends like Johan Cruijf, Clarence Seedorf, or Edgar Davids. Legends that made it from the streets to the stadium.
The Virtuality offers the most immersive and diverse Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality experience in The Netherlands. We were there from their start, helping build their prototype website from which to start reaching out to customers.
Agents Beyond The Game are scouting and nurturing the finest soccer talents in the USA. We worked with them to identify their brand core, visual identity and defined a strategy to roll-out their brand.