We create new ways to grow at scale.

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We are a leading strategic growth consultancy and a corporate venture builder. We have launched over 100 businesses by applying our data-driven methodology, that is all about action and results. No buzzwords, no fluff.

We build impactful ventures and venture studios

Regardless of industry, we work with market leading players to bring ambitious and game-changing new solutions to the market. Our venture building approach combines the exceptional expertise of our partners with excellent data driven execution of our venture teams, complemented by the entrepreneurial mindset across all teams.

This makes us your perfect partner to achieve sustainable innovation and growth for your business outside of the core.

Impact highlights

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Venture studios built
4,500+
New business ideas validated
100+
New businesses created
$430+m
Funding raised

Creating global impact

Our unique approach to venture building has allowed us to help our partners tackle complex challenges and create meaningful change on a global scale

Move beyond innovation theatre

Many companies talk about innovation but struggle to turn their ideas into action.
We help organisations become future-proof by building new business models that deliver substantial growth.
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Innovation advisory

Refine the strategic groundwork needed to set the course and to steer towards long-term success.
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Venture building

Our venture building process helps you to combine long-term strategy with data-driven execution optimised for speed and high confidence.
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Scale up

Scale up business models to attain product market fit and to enable fast growth.
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Venture studio building

Through venture studio building we enable you to build the process and capabilities towards a capital-efficient portfolio of ventures.

Corporate innovation & Venture Building reports

Access our latest reports about Corporate Venture activity across Europe, the Middle East, and the Globe.
Report
April 3, 2024

Commercialization of Latent IP

This Primer highlights how corporates can commercialise intellectual property and transform R&D efforts into promising ventures by blending state-of-the-art technology with results-oriented execution, and presents case studies of how organisations have done so effectively.
Report
September 28, 2023

Stryber Venture Engines Whitepaper

This Whitepaper provides an overview of Venture Engines, a new approach to business creation that is gaining popularity among corporates. We will define what a Venture Engine is, give a short overview of its history and benefits, and explore when it makes sense to create one. We will also provide a high-level overview on how to design and implement your own Venture Engine.
Report
July 13, 2023

Sustainability Done Right // Retail & Ecommerce

Discover the current trends towards sustainability in the Retail & Ecommerce industries and where further innovation is required to drive down emissions and waste.
Report
April 4, 2023

Annual Stryber Corporate Venturing Report Europe

Access our exclusive market research of industry activities covering Corporate Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Venture Building in Europe. This issue features special expert interviews on topics such as AI, Sustainability, and Embedded Finance.
Report
November 9, 2022

State of Corporate Venturing in Europe // Q3 2022

Access our exclusive research of market data of industry activities covering Corporate Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Venture Building via our holistic report.
Report
August 4, 2022

State of Corporate Venturing in Europe // Q2 2022

Access our exclusive research of market data of industry activities covering Corporate Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Venture Building via our holistic report.
Report
May 11, 2023

Annual Stryber Corporate Venture Building Report // MENA 2023

In our inaugural annual MENA CVB report, we analyse the data, trends, and drivers behind the changes observed in Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) investment, M&A and Corporate Venture Building (CVB) activities in the MENA region in 2022.
Report
September 30, 2022

Corporate Venturing Report MENA // H1 2022

Access our exclusive research of market data of industry activities covering Corporate Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Venture Building in the MENA region.
Report
April 3, 2024

Commercialization of Latent IP

This Primer highlights how corporates can commercialise intellectual property and transform R&D efforts into promising ventures by blending state-of-the-art technology with results-oriented execution, and presents case studies of how organisations have done so effectively.
Report
September 28, 2023

Stryber Venture Engines Whitepaper

This Whitepaper provides an overview of Venture Engines, a new approach to business creation that is gaining popularity among corporates. We will define what a Venture Engine is, give a short overview of its history and benefits, and explore when it makes sense to create one. We will also provide a high-level overview on how to design and implement your own Venture Engine.
Report
May 16, 2023

Annual Stryber Corporate Venture Building Report // Southeast Asia 2023

Stryber’s annual Corporate Venturing report reflects on the challenges and trends that shaped the industry in 2022. We specifically reflect on funding volumes, deal numbers and sizes in the Southeast Asian region and aim to provide valuable insights for those navigating in the increasingly changing and ever-evolving landscape of corporate innovation.

Building businesses

Unlike traditional strategy consultants, we take a hands-on approach to innovation. We not only strategise, we also execute.

We combine a Venture Capital mindset with an entrepreneurial spirit to build the most promising business opportunities.
Innovation that leads to impact
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We've seen innovation theatre suffocate companies from the inside out. That's why we provide an end-to-end approach to corporate innovation, from strategy to seed and scale.
Data-driven decision making
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We believe in making data-driven decisions rather than working based on assumptions or flashy trends. We use data to identify opportunities and develop strategies that can deliver maximum impact.
Strategy combined with execution
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We provide the guidance, resources, and tools you need to quickly move from idea to execution - all while ensuring that your innovation efforts are aligned with your overall business strategy.
World-class, founder-led builder
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Our team is made up of experienced strategists, data scientists, and operational experts who have the experience and knowledge to help you succeed.
Innovation that leads to impact
We've seen innovation theatre suffocate companies from the inside out. That's why we provide an end-to-end approach to corporate innovation, from strategy to seed and scale.
Data-driven decision making
We believe in making data-driven decisions rather than working based on assumptions or flashy trends. We use data to identify opportunities and develop strategies that can deliver maximum impact.
Strategy combined with execution
We provide the guidance, resources, and tools you need to quickly move from idea to execution - all while ensuring that your innovation efforts are aligned with your overall business strategy.
World-class, founder-led builder
Our team is made up of experienced strategists, data scientists, and operational experts who have the experience and knowledge to help you succeed.

End to end support for your innovation journey

Our team consists of experienced entrepreneurs, investors, and strategists who can provide comprehensive support for every stage of your innovation journey - from developing and validating business ideas to executing and scaling them for long-term success.
Alex Mahr, the co-founder & managing partner of Stryber
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Alex Mahr

Alex has spent the best parts of two decades consulting, building, and scaling new offerings before founding Stryber. Nothing that Alex touches is left unfinished.

Jan Sedlacek, co-founder and managing partner
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Jan Sedlacek

Moving from strategy consulting to strategy execution of a large corporate, Jan has been witness of 'what not to do' and has founded Stryber to tackle exactly that.

Chief of Venture Operations
Matthieu van Haperen

With his pan-European experience, ex-McKinsey consultant and serial entrepreneur Matthieu is the perfect master architect for our projects and ventures.

Alex Szabo partner at Stryber
Partner
Alex Szabo

Alex scaled an e-commerce startup in Eastern Europe, before spending over a decade in Asia-Pacific with McKinsey, Samsung & Google generating new revenue streams.

Advisor of Stryber, Hussam Khalil
Partner
Hussam Khalil

Hussam is a results-oriented executive with rich and varied experience in the USA, Europe, and the Middle East. He has previously served as a strategic advisor, and his expertise spans various sectors, including Financial Services, Public Sector, Holding Companies, Family Businesses, and Investment/PE firms.

Partner
Julian Ritter

Julian brings a wealth of experience as a former founder and consultant at Bain & Co. He leads our London office and has a successful track record in managing client projects across three continents.

Partner
Rayan Aebi

With a strong background in Venture Capital, tech & engineering, Rayan joined Stryber as its first venture architect. He is the expert in Fintech and Healthtech.

Associate Partner
Felix Christanell

Felix is a powerhouse operator and leader, dedicated to guiding others on their path to success. With his expertise, he excels at helping various organisations build and invest in future-proof companies, shaping the digital equity story, and driving business growth across Europe.

Associate Partner
Robert Högler

Robert's expertise lies in launching new ventures, improving operational efficiency, and enhancing investment returns with the goal of maximizing shareholder value for a diverse set of clients.

Stay ahead of the curve with our comprehensive resource library

Keep up-to-date with the latest market trends and learn how you can take advantage of them by accessing our comprehensive library of resources, case studies, market reports, and more.
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Blog post
April 3, 2024

Commercialization of Latent IP

This Primer highlights how corporates can commercialise intellectual property and transform R&D efforts into promising ventures by blending state-of-the-art technology with results-oriented execution, and presents case studies of how organisations have done so effectively.
Report
Case Study
Article
Blog post
December 14, 2023

Stryber’s approach // #3 AI applied on Ideation (Clustering of Signals)

How our AI-powered signal-based ideation can help your organization to identify the best ventures to build.
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Case Study
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Blog post
November 28, 2023

Stryber’s approach // #2 Deep-dive Signal-Based Ideation

Learn how Stryber’s signal-based approach to venture building can help you identify and validate new business opportunities, accelerate your growth and shape the future of your industry.

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