About - WhatAVenture - Success with Innovation
Innovation Program Manager

About us.

We are a global innovation company with its headquarter in Vienna. We are a team of innovation experts who believe in the combination of corporate power with startup agility. We live for new ideas, technologies and enable innovators to see their ideas come to life.

Meet our incredible team of experts!

We believe that innovation has the potential to improve our daily lives and can solve the big problems our society is currently facing and will face in the future. That is why we have chosen “success with innovation” as our mission statement.

Our team consists of entrepreneurs, consultants, designers, marketers, business developers, UX-experts, psychologists, developers, legal advisers and other backgrounds. We originate from more than 10 countries and speak more than 15 different languages. This variety of backgrounds, expertise and perspectives allows us to be extremely open-minded and challenging the status-quo just comes naturally. With this team we accompany and support mainly corporates as facilitators, sparring partners or interim-team members in the implementation of new business ideas or the development of your innovation activities.

What distinct us from other innovation companies is our 360° perspective on corporate innovation. We enable organizations to become sustainably innovative by implementing the right framework and at the same time we have extensive know-how and all hands-on skills you need to successfully launch a new venture. This makes us a reliable and progressive partner for your innovation activities.


We are hands-on & results driven

We are hands-on & results driven

we love challenges

We love challenges

We are networkers

We connect you with our network

We have a 360° view on innovation

We have a 360° view on innovation

We love honest communications

We love honest communication

We are experts in tools and methods

We are experts in tools and methods

We are enablers

We are enablers

We speak corporate

We understand corporate structures

Our journey

Philippe Thiltges, Alexander Streihammer, Stefan Perkmann Berger

WhatAVenture is shaping the corporate innovation landscape in Austria, Germany, and South Tyrol since 2013. Our story started when Dr. Stefan Perkmann Berger started to support startup teams at WU Vienna University of Economics and Business while writing his doctoral thesis on Open Innovation. Stefan realized that many teams struggled with the execution of their business ideas. To professionally support teams, we founded WhatAVenture and started to develop a methodology and online platform that guides innovation teams from a rough business idea to a successful business.

Since then Dr. Stefan Perkmann Berger, Philippe Thiltges and Alexander Streihammer have built one of the strongest teams for corporate innovation in the German-speaking region. The company and its strategy shifted various times to appropriately serve the same mission and values that have been formed by the founding team in its early days: “success with innovation”. WhatAVenture started as an enabler for intrapreneurs, innovation managers and organizations to become more successful with innovation. Soon WhatAVenture actively supported innovation teams with hands-on support in their go2market efforts by building digital products, developing brands, executing marketing campaigns or setting up sustainable sales structures to sell a newly developed solution. The latest big amplification of WhatAVenture’s business model is our company building unit that builds new ventures that we are passionate about. Our constant effort to learn, improve and try new things has made us what we are today and certainly will change us on how we will be tomorrow.

Write your entrepreneurial story

Are you passionate about building new ventures, new business models, products, and leaving your mark on the industry? At WhatAVenture you will find a like-minded team of highly motivated creators, problem solvers, and strategists with an entrepreneurial spirit.

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