Solutions for Startups, Scaleups, SMEs and Investors



Solutions for Startups, Scaleups, SMEs and Investors


About

North Ventures partners with select founders and organizations in developing high-impact solutions for their most critical opportunities and challenges. We serve Startups, Scaleups, Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and professional investors as advisors, independent consultants, and interim managers (COO, CFO).


Solutions

We develop high-impact solutions for Startups, Scaleups, Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Investors. The duration and intensity of our engagement is tailored to clients` specific business needs and can range from regular exchange on strategic topics (Advisor) to focused delivery of workshops or projects (Consultant) to full-time operational-support (Interim Management). Below a selection of past engagement topics.

Startups

  • Business model/ plan
  • Fundraising
  • Setting up finance function
  • Intellectual property 101

Scaleups

  • Scaling organization
  • Mentoring leadersip team
  • Strategic review
  • IPO preparation

SMEs

  • Venture capital
  • Digital strategy
  • M&A
  • Due diligence
  • Post-merger-integration

We develop high-impact solutions for Startups, Scaleups, Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Investors. The duration and intensity of our engagement is tailored to clients´ specific business needs and can range from regular exchange on strategic topics (Advisor) to focused delivery of workshops or projects (Consultant) to full-time operational-support (Interim Management). Below a selection of past engagement topics.

Startups

  • Business model/ plan
  • Fundraising
  • Setting up Finance function
  • Intellectual property 101

Scaleups

  • Scaling organization
  • Mentoring leadership team
  • Strategic review
  • IPO preparation

SMEs

  • Venture Capital
  • Digital strategy
  • M&A
  • Due diligence
  • Post-merger-integration

Investors

  • Market analyses
  • Sourcing
  • Due diligence
  • Portfolio support

Contact us to start a conversation about how we can support your journey.

Team

North Ventures is led by Herbert Sablotny, who served as a Managing Director at scaleup Spark Networks (www.spark.net). Herbert has led technology organizations with 200+ team members, annual revenues in excess of 100m USD, customers in 30+ countries globally and has seen first-hand what “scale” looks like, including the challenges involved. As CFO, he was also responsible for the group´s listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LOV) as well as multiple M&A transactions from due diligence all the way to post-merger-integration. In his previous roles, Herbert learned about digital business models at Rocket Internet, about leadership and project management at McKinsey & Company, and about investing at Goldman Sachs. He has also been an active Angel investor and advisor for European and US founders for more than five years.

North Ventures is led by Herbert Sablotny, who served as a Managing Director at scaleup Spark Networks (www.spark.net). Herbert has led technology organizations with 200+ team members, annual revenues in excess of 100m USD, customers in 30+ countries globally and has seen first-hand what “scale” looks like, including the challenges involved. As CFO, he was also responsible for the group´s listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LOV) as well as multiple M&A transactions from due diligence all the way to post-merger-integration. In his previous roles, Herbert learned about digital business models at Rocket Internet, about leadership and project management at McKinsey & Company, and about investing at Goldman Sachs. He has also been an active Angel investor and advisor for European and US founders for more than five years.

Herbert founded North Ventures in 2019 to partner with select founders and organizations in solving their most critical opportunities and challenges. He is passionate about working with high-performing teams, leading organizations through change, the smell of great coffee, Swiss lakes, and his family.

North Ventures leverages the power of Herbert´s international network of entrepreneurs, executives, and independent consultants.

Herbert founded North Ventures in 2019 to partner with select founders and organizations in solving their most critical opportunities and challenges. He is passionate about working with high-performing teams, leading organizations through change, the smell of great coffee, Swiss lakes, and his family.

North Ventures leverages the power of Herbert´s international network of entrepreneurs, executives, and independent consultants.

Selected Partners & Memberships

Impacthub

We set out to create a thriving innovation ecosystem where people collaborate across organizations, cultures and generations to solve the grand challenges of our time.

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SECA

The Swiss Private Equity & Corporate Finance Association (SECA) is the representative body for Switzerland‘s private equity, venture capital and corporate finance industries.

Visit SECA

Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE)

Switzerland Global Enterprise (S-GE) guides its clients on the path to new markets.

Visit S-GE

Kickstart

Kickstart bridges the gap between startups, corporates, cities, foundations and universities to accelerate deep tech innovation.

Visit Kickstart

Sictic

The Swiss ICT Investor Club (SICTIC) connects smart money investors to Swiss seed and early-stage tech startups.

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elephant & castle

We partner with entrepreneurs and provide them with capital, advice and inspiration.

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Contact

Contact us to start a conversation about how we can support your journey…

North Ventures GmbH
Voltastrasse 9
8044 Zurich
Switzerland

Managing Director: Herbert Sablotny
Commercial Register No.: CHE-420.100.664

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info@northventures.ch

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