Coaching: Business Development & Strategy


How should you develop your business? Which strategy will be most helpful? Ask our coaches about business development strategy, risk management, product portfolio, road maps, etc. Please note, that when starting up your company, many business strategy matters overlap with financing matters, so make sure to also have a look in our Financing section!

Coaches


Dr. Hans H. Gruenhagen

Coaching focus
Identification of Potential USPs (in competitive landscape)
Candidate Business Plans
Focus on Milestones

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
Active Ingredients
Drug Delivery
MedTech

Coaching languages:
German / English

Dr. Axel Lüsse

Coaching focus
Business Objectives Definition
Management Process Implementation
Business Financial Modelling

Sector
Industrial Production

Sector focus
Mechanical Engineering
Electrotechnology
Medical Technology

Coaching languages:
German / English

Dr.-Ing. Robert Angst

Coaching focus
Product Development: Lean Startup, Design Sprint, Design Thinking
Business Model Development: St. Gallener Biz Model Navigator, Value Prop. & Biz Mod. Canvas
Strategy Development and Excecution: Analysis, OKR, Toyota Kata, Lean Startup

Sector
Industrial Production

Sector focus
Aerospace Technology
Lean Operations
Process Improvement

Coaching languages:
German / English

Mona Hornung

Coaching focus
Growth Strategy
Marketing & Product Strategy
User Insights

Sector
Service Economy

Sector focus
Marketplace
B2B Software
Consumer Apps

Coaching languages:
German / English

Oliver Schmidt

Coaching focus
Start-ups from the Humanities and Social Sciences
Social Entrepreneurship
Sustainability / CSR

Sector
Service Economy

Sector focus
Social Economy
Green Economy

Leadcoach

Coaching languages:
German / English

Beate Seewald

Coaching focus
Design Thinking & Business Modelling
Road Map
Business Case Development

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
KI, Robotic, Sensor Technology
DVG Medical Products
Digital Health & Well-being

Coaching languages:
German / English

Till Erdmann

Coaching focus
VC and Subsidy Financing: >25M€ raised to date
Business Development: from Market Analysis to Deal Closing
General Management: Finance, Legal, Strategy

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
Drug Development
MedTech
Digital Health, incl. Diagnostics, Therapeutics, SAAS, etc.

Coaching languages:
German / English

Dr. Gerd Illing

Coaching focus
Corporate Strategy with Realistic Roadmaps
Holistic Financing Strategy including VC and Public Funding
Product Portfolio and Product Development

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
Drug Discovery Technologies, incl. Microbiome-based Medicines
Biophotonics: Medical Diagnostics and Bioanalytical Technologies
Digital Health including KI powered Diagnostic Tools and Health Apps

Coaching languages:
German / English

Dr. Anke Maaßen

Coaching focus
Risk Management
Development, Production & Control
Quality Management

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
Diagnostics (In Vitro Diagnostics)
Quality Management ISO 13485
IVD Regulation (EU) 2017/746 (IVDR)

Coaching languages:
German

Prof. Dr. Michael Schirner

Coaching focus
Portfolio Management
Product Management
Pipeline Development

Sector
Life Sciences

Sector focus
Pharma Research and Development
Research and In Vitro Diagnostics
MedTech Device Development

Leadcoach

Coaching languages:
German / English

Nina Defounga

Coaching focus
Strategy Development, Skillset for CEO's, Product Portfolio and Roadmaps
Industry Contacts, Market Access B2B, Customer Pitch, B2B Sales
Project Management

Sector
Information and Communications Technology

Sector focus
B2B Software
Cloud Services
Distributed System in Industry Context

Coaching languages:
German / English