At your first meeting with Teknopol, you will be asked to present your business idea and what kind of help you are looking for. Your secret is safe with us - every Teknopol employee have signed a confidentiality agreement.
If we both think your invention will be properly nourished in our care, you will be offered a Senior Business Advisor with industry-specific experience and network. A tailor-made SWOT analysis reveals what needs to be prioritised in order to develop your company and you and the Business Advisor agree on an action plan. At the moment, our Business Advisors have (besides the startup expertise and experience in general) specific expertise from the mobile/telecom, IT, digital media, cleantech, life science business segments.
Whether your business idea viable or not, we'll let the intended market decide. We won't judge your idea, but encourage and guide you to find out, before you - and maybe others - have invested too much blood sweat and tears into it.
As a Teknopol StartupInn client you'll have access to idea development sessions, seminars, lectures and workshops provided by our in house experts at creativity, HR/team recruitment, patents/licensing, legal issues, marketing and investment. We try to leverage these workshops with the power in numbers - by learning from and discussing with other startups. The startups that really show progress might receive even more personal advise from our experts. We also work in close partnership with investors and pilot customers, as well as all official resources for start-ups and business growth.
As a Teknopol client, you and your way forward are our main priority.
Tailor made advice
Everything we do is based on your situation and need as a client.
Action and insight
We want you to be active and do the right things. It is vital that you yourself develop insight into what action to take. This requires reflection, and we are there to coach you.
In the early stage of building a business, it is better to discuss several alternative strategies and try them out in reality to see which oneproves to be the best choice. Don't bet everything on one solution without trying it on the target group. be open for the possibility that you'll have to change your plan along the way.
As a Teknopol client you will urged to go through the starting phase using as small resources as possible and as fast as possible. Lean and simple is a value in itself.
Fail fast and cheap
Failure is a natural part of entrepreneurship. A side effect of the lean concept is that the road to failure should be fast and cheap.
We think that entrepreneurship is fun. You’ll see - Teknopol employees are inspiring and energizing, offer you support to take action - and to do the right things.
Competent and committed
Your assigned Teknopol advisor will have competence relevant to your market and will become committed to your business. This enthusiasm plays a big part of providing Sweden’s most competent, segment specific business advice for innovative startups.
Advising and coaching
As a client you’re always responsible for your own success. Your Teknopol advisor is never actively involved in your project, but acts as an advisor and coach to help you consider your options and make the right decisions.