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Success Stories.

WhatAVenture is driven to lead hands-on innovation services and strategies for lasting changes and awesome results. Check out our awesome success stories below.

Empowering Corporate Innovation

We are your partner for creating result-driven intrapreneurship programs, corporate startup collaborations, and strategic frameworks for success with innovation.

Frequentis: innovation strategy for transparency

Development of a framework for managing an innovation portfolio to provide transparency for ongoing innovation projects and initiatives

Creation of an auditable and transparent innovation process, for a better coordination of innovation projects

Evaluation of internal ideas and successful implementation of those ideas with the highest potential

Shaping the future of logistics: Global intrapreneurship program

3 years of development and continuous support of a global intrapreneurship program with the world’s leading logistics company

60 teams evaluating and validating,  9 running projects, multiple projects in business lines & successful spin-offs

Revolutionizing the energy sector: Alperia Startup Factory

Startup Factory and scout startups with revolutionizing solutions for the energy industry

140 startup applications from all over the world

Two innovation projects have emerged from the program

Connected Mobility & AgTech Hackathon: Collaboration with a family business in agriculture engineering

110 startup applications from 37 countries for Agriculture Technologies.

2 startups are now working with PÖTTINGER on three different Proof of Concepts.

In-depth interviews for the speciality chemicals industry

In-deep interviews with patients for long-term oxygen therapy & identification of pains and needs.

Helped select the right markets and identify the most successful commercialization strategy.

Identification of new areas of application

Supporting the leading company for welding technology, photovoltaics, battery charging technology with qualitative methods on incorporation of potential clients.

Identification of cooperation partners for pilot projects testing the innovative technology.

Successful costumer validation and identification of the most successful commercialization strategy.

Building & Scaling
New Ventures

More hands-on power for your innovation projects. We help you to validate and successfully realize your business ideas by complementing your team.

Amazon for spare parts in the energy sector: SPAROX

Development of a scalable B2B platform business model for spare parts in the energy sector

Creation of transparency in a non-transparent market, reduction of storage and capital costs as well as reduction of plant failures

Multiple partners onboarded

Smart Inspection

From the innovation idea to service: Smart Inspection

Innovative plant maintenance solution image recognition using AI and drone technology

UAVs for professional use in industry, avoiding and reducing system downtimes

Relevant sales with external customers already in the first year

5% less fuel consumption due to PV foil on truck trailers

Finalist of the world‘s largest Climate-Tech Accelerators „Climate Launchpad“

Most Innovative Product of the Year 2018 at the Freight Transport Association Awards

Company Portfolio

We are entrepreneurs and build exciting new ventures with our partners.



Make it yours!
  • High quality modular block house to unlock new living experiences. From your dream home, to guesthouse, coffee place or shop – make it yours. Smart, sustainable, affordable mobile tiny blockhouse of high quality made from 98% wood
  • Joint venture between RUBNER woodwork and WhatAVenture, uniting highest quality woodwork and business model innovation
  • 57 sold WOOD_SPACE in the first 6 month
  • #jointventure with an established company


Versatile and flexible modular furniture system
  • Variand is a modular furniture system that offers more flexibility and pleasure when furnishing and designing rooms. Through the system’s adaptable nature, users are encouraged to engage with their furnishings and surroundings creatively.
  • Thanks to the clever design, the modular furniture from variand can easily be moved, arranged, expanded and quickly adapted to any taste and living situation.

#investment in existing startup

GLEAM ESCAPE Multi Use Bikes


Cargo eBike revolution
  • GLEAM is an electric cargo bike with a unique tilting technology providing you with an amazing driving experience for urban mobility
  • Thereby, it caters to various use cases, from family cargo bike to B2B usage for messengers. It reduces emissions by optimizing last mile delivery and urban mobility
  • We established GLEAM in 5 European countries within 4 months
  • #investment in existing startup


Optimize your harvest.
    • The mobile app is radically innovating the way you manage and optimize your orchards
    • Easily measure fruit size, get predictions and take the right actions to get the most out of your apple orchards
    • #partnership with startup

Trusted by
leading corporates

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Frequentis Logo 2020
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Evonik Logo 2020
Casino Austria Logo 2020
EnBW Logo 2020
Berndorf Band Logo 2020
Aspöck 2020 Logo
Alperia Logo 2020
Salzburg AG logo 2020
DPDHL Logo 2020
BOSCH Logo 2020
Infineon Logo 2020
Daimler Logo 2020
Audi Logo 2020
Swisscom Logo 2020
  • Liebherr Logo 2020
  • VEOLIA Logo 2020
  • RUBNER Logo 2020
  • Pöttinger Logo 2020
  • Ottobock Logo 2020

Do you work in a corporate in the DACH region and want to be successful with innovation?