The process entrepreneurs must follow to go from their original idea up to the establishment of a company, and then to accelerate its growth, consists of several stages and decisions that must be prepared and made at the right moment, based on sufficient information and assisted by relevant experience and specific knowledge.
At Interlinden, we have comprehensive experience working along the integrated process applied to support entrepreneurs, from the early stages, over the start-up phase, to further development and acceleration. For the later stages of the process, our extensive networks allow us to engage the appropriate specialized knowledge-carriers and successful entrepreneurs, also in other continents.
We deliver tailor-made solutions for education & research institutions, economic promotion agencies, chambers, sector organizations, municipalities, state-run structures or programs and private support organizations; Interlinden designs strategies, structures and models for organizations and programs intended to support entrepreneurship such as pre-incubators, incubators, accelerators and other related. We provide customized capacity building measures for such organizations, adjusting the solutions to the needs and resources of the host institution.
Resources to support entrepreneurs
For each phase of the process, we provide extensive toolsets and techniques covering ideation and creativity, business model development, team structuring, business planning, innovation, international business model design, financial planning, managerial profile development tools, and other resources oriented to the idea-holders and entrepreneurs, including modern approaches such as gamification and simulations embedded in trainings, coaching and mixed models.
Resources to support entrepreneurship promotion structures
Our solutions include planning and joint-implementation of entrepreneurship promotion events and cycles, intended to enhance the learning effect and capability development of the host organizations through learning-by-doing, work-shadowing and other approaches.
Besides strategy and organization design, for managers, coaches and lecturers in entrepreneurship promotion organizations at any given institution, Interlinden develops customized toolsets for key functions such as awareness creation, screening, assessment, prioritization, portfolio management, monitoring, impact evaluation, key-performance-indicators assessment, using different formats, and additionally to any other input required to foster entrepreneurship with an efficient deployment of human resources, maximizing the outputs in terms of the support delivered and increasing the number and quality of star-ups promoted.
Services and Products
Correct from the beginning
All our services and input carry in their DNA the components of innovation, sustainability and digitalization. Furthermore, our internationalization services are an indivisible part of our entrepreneurship services.
Strategic location and connection
While it is located in the heart of Europe, Interlinden can access players of international value chains, technology suppliers and any kind of specialized knowledge, including access to finance, and in different continents.
Customized service formats
For entrepreneurship support organizations and structures, the format of our service, support and inputs is adjusted to their nature, needs and context, including trainings, coaching, co-management, plans, strategies and the corresponding digital tools and components.
Start-up + R&D support
For those Start-ups strongly or solely reliant on results from R&D processes, Interlinden offers differentiated support processes, including innovation management, strategy and support for finding funding and partners along critical stages such as the so-called “valley of death”.