STARTUP CLINICWe add value to your startup.
WHAT IS STARTUP CLINIC?
StartUp Clinic offers a variety of business services that prepare you and your startup for obtaining an investment and growth after it.
We are a team of experts from different fields, that know how to find what ails a startup and strategically advise them before and after the investment.
We share our knowledge on the most vital areas of your activity and lead the way to your next success story.
In year 2019 Startup Clinic was for the first time supported by the Slovene Enterprise fund – the biggest venture capital investor in Slovenia.
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Before the investement, we:
1. Evaluate your idea with the help of a team of experts and chosen investors
2. We review and refine your business model in detail
3. We set the starting points for your business plan with all the elements needed to get investors
4. With potential buyers, we test the validity of your business model, sales channels and your margin
5. We help you make presentation materials and neccessary legal documents to successfully sell your idea to investors
After the investement, we:
1. Develop business processes and functions in the startup and set up a model of corporate governance and management
2. Prepare a 3-year company development plan in cooperation with external advisors and service providers
3. Set key performance indicators and a reporting system
4. Participate in the fast and proper entry into new markets
5. Legally support internal and external processes and functions
6. Participate in the human resources complementation in the company
7. Establish a model for the next stages of investing and exiting the company
WHICH AREAS CAN WE HELP YOU WITH?
Are you ready to pitch your idea to an investor today?
Is this the right moment for you to seek investment?
Did you clearly define both problem and solution?
Do you understand your competition well?
Do you know your main KPIs?
Does your pitch deck have all the necessary elements?
Do you have a defined organizational structure from the management to the last employee?
Did you define basic obligations and responsibilities of the employees?
Do you have an annual plan?
How do you track your success rate on the monthly and annual basis?
How do you coordinate your work on a weekly basis?
LAW AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
Do you have a shareholders’ agreement?
How will you reward key personnel with share options?
What contracts will you sign with the main customers, agents, distributors?
How to protect your intellectual property (a patent is not necessarily always the best)?
How do you regulate the relationships between founders and investors?
Do you protect your data in accordance with the last GDPR changes?
PROCESSES AND ICT SUPPORT
Do you have clearly defined processes in your company?
Do you know which processes you have in your company?
Do you track your customers with the help of ICT?
Which tools do you use for work?
Are your data and IT systems adequately secured from external breaches?
Do you know where to get European and Slovenian public funding?
When to ask for funds?
How to write an application for a call?
What are the hidden methods to increase your chances of success?
PRODUCT AND TECHNOLOGY
Do you know how to achieve Product-Market Fit?
Are you familiar with the principles of Lean Development?
Did you determine your target customers?
Are you familiar with experimentation and customer research?
Do you know how to specify and implement your MVP feature set?
Are you aware of best practices when creating a software product roadmap?
BUSINESS MODEL reDESIGNING
Do you already have a business model, that is achieving the best possible results in the market?
Why are you not satisfied with your current business model?
What is the easiest to change and would have the biggest impact?
How should you approach the changing of your business model, so as not to make things worse?
When do you know that you have found the optimal business model?
How to manage multiple business models at once?
FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
Do you have a business plan?
Do you have a calculation of the cost price and gross margin?
Did you define basic performance indicators and their monitoring?
Do you follow the law?
Do you know your exact monthly operating costs?
Are you monitoring your cash flow?
MARKETING AND SALES
Do you advertise according to digital marketing principles?
Do you have a communication strategy?
Do you have marketing materials?
Do you use CRM systems for your sales?
Did you do your market segmentation?
Do you actually know your key buyer?
Do you have employment contracts with your workers?
Do you have a defined reward system?
Do you have clearly defined job descriptions?
How do you reward your key team members?
Do you have an option plan?
Do you have a striking website?
Are you present and active on social media?
Do you have a short presentation video?
Do you have someone in your team taking care of this area?