We love smart business ideas

Expecially those that don't get
the attention they deserve.

Tell us yours

We may be interested.
Investing, supporting, advising.


Investments

We have invested in a few initiatives. Some went well, some failed. We always learned. Read here our story and book a call to tell us yours.

our story

Training

We learned a few lessons about sales traction and organization design. You can avoid the pitfalls and speed up your growth with:

our blog

Workshop

We have built a methodology to define the go-to-market strategy of new ventures, that in 8 days provides you with a solid action plan. Check

our workshop

Are you starting a
Business Exploration® ?

Then we are interested.
Let's talk about your business idea.
We love to find smart business ideas that need help to become reality.
We have invested into fashion e-commerce, Natural Language Processing Saas, fresh dairy products production, sanitization franchises, aftermarket machinery services...
and supported startuppers, entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners as non-executive advisors and consultants.

Want to know how we can help?

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Flavio

2009 - the Legacy

After an international Career as R&D Engineer in automation, Turbomachinery Project manager, Six Sigma Black Belt, Digitization Manager , Strategy Manager, Flavio starts Business Exploration in Florence, Italy

2011 - proving it works

Our projects help the development and sale of a Pump OEM, the launch of a new gas turbine power augmentation system, the redesign of the sales processes of a biomedical Company, the launch of a Repair and Maintenance turbomachinery services provider and the launch of a Cloud Healthcare ERP startup

2013 - Lean Startup

Moving to Milan. Our strategy methodology is applied to turnaround of a major Tier 2 Gas Engines components and its internazionalization via a USA Defence Supplier acquisition. We also support the launch of a GCC based e-commerce specialized in Italian Fashion. We become a member of InnoVits.it an accelerator backed by Politecnico di Milano

2016 - Data Science

Moving to London to take advantage of the international ecosystem of AI and IoT focused startups, we become an active member of the Techitalia Association and support Startups focused on Engineering NLP. We start our “digital branch” CRAZYDATA, specialized in Pricing Analysis. We also provide Sales & Marketing training to a fastners OEM willing to expand on the Oil & Gas international markets.


2017 - Innovation Adoption

Moving to Dubai. We continue to support the redesign of the aftermarket business model of a cooling towers OEM and its project management processes We join the Dubai Data Science meetup, we help the design of the Go To Market Strategy of an Saas University Spin-off specialized in Intellectual Property NLP and acquisition and development of a new kind of Search Engine Appliance.

2019 - The Methodology

Our methodology to design a Go To Market Strategy proves worth in the creation of a Sanitization Franchise that is rapidly expanding worldwide, on the wave of the 2019 Pandemic. We also provide guidance in the redesign of the authorization processes of an international Agrochemicals Company, creating the go to market strategy for a USA startup with a patent for aerostructures grinding, and assessing the initial business model of a Cyber Security Startup. We become a shareholder of GATE Spa an incubator backed by Pisa University and start publishing our models.

Today - our Workshops

Our Support for Industrial SMBs growth and change continue with the redesign of the Sales Strategy of a Field Services Provider, and the redesign of the macro-processes of a HV-MV switchgears Manufacturer. Our Go-to-market methodology becomes a workshop appreciated by Automated scaffolding OEMs, Expenses Management Service companies and Industrial Companies.

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Our Clients are:

  • Industrial SMBs
    delivering Engineering to Order (ETO) components, assemblies, systems, products and their aftermarket services
  • High-Tech Startups
    like: AI Saas, NLP engineering documentation processing, Cloud Healthcare ERP, Fashion e-commerce, Sanitization Franchise...

We provide them:

Timely, hands-on, no frills, methodological and operative support for:

  • Business Modeling
    from Idea to Traction
  • Business Development
    from Targeting to Order
  • Business Process Re-engineering
    from Kick-off to Delivery

Business Angel investments, Coaching, Mentorship, Tutorship to:

  • Bring them from idea to seed, or first round of investments;
  • Connect with Customers, Investors, Partners;
  • Build a revenues stram, repeatible, profitable, scalable.

We work by Agile Sprints:

  • Chunking projects
    into 7 to 12 Equivalent days blocks.
  • Starting
    with a 4-8 hours go/no-go workshop.
  • Proceeding
    by iterative converging approximation.
  • Preferrably
    remote, paperless, always data driven.
  • in collaboration with
    our partner: CRAZYDATA



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