"Normally in tech, when you read about something in a book, it's already old news. This time, you're reading about a trend that will be wildly popular in 3-5 years. From an investor standpoint, putting money into a studio should be easy. By investing in one company, you invest in a whole portfolio - all heavily vetted startups, qualified and guided, by the company and core team you trusted with your money in the first place."
Ryan Negri, Founder and CEO of Laicos Startup Studio
Discover a better way of building startups
There are more and more startup studios around the Globe. Learn the fundamentals, and start taking advantage of the startup studio model.
Az organization that builds startups repeatedly
Risk-free and cost efficient experimentation
Startup studios are on the rise, attracting more and more talend and capital
The World's first professional book about startup studios
Learn everything you wanted to know about startup studios, also known as venture builders, startup factories, foundries... And how you can build your own.
Read a quick-to-understand overview of the model
The Startup Studio Playbook offers you a simple description of the model, describing the ingredients needed to build one.
Discover through a dozen chapters how successful studios work
Look at a dozen case studies, successful startup studio implementations across the Globe. Find out which one works for you.
Start building your startups with less risk and more efficiency
Following the examples and guidance in the book, you will be able to create your own studio and build startups easier.
A book for entrepreneurs and innovators
Discover how other successful entrepreneurs benefited from the book
Co-Founder and Managing Partner at InnoHub
“What you are doing to consolidate the information, models and frameworks is essential for the success of this new trend in venture development.”
Founder at Scale Inc - a venture builder for the social sector
“I have been researching venture builders for a few months and your e-book had all the information I was looking for. Your succinct descriptions and easy writing style made your e-book an engaging read. I am eagerly looking forward to reading the "Startup Studio Playbook.”
Director at Ultimateweb
“The startup studio model is a really good lower-risk way for traditional agencies to make the move into entrepreneurial territory without betting the farm on one single project.”
How this book is organized
To make the startup studio model more transparent, this book will show you different case studies, studio stories and a collection of best practices, organized into the following chapters:
Startup studio basics
Startup studio basics is a primer on what startup studios are. We will look at the definition, core components, the business logic and execution basics of such organizations.
Emerging from Beta
Emerging from Beta is about NYC-based Betaworks and the story of one of their recent success companies, Dexter. This chapter will show you how one of the most successful startup studios does it.
Ahead of time
Ahead of time is about a Tampa, Florida-based startup studio called Laicos. The founder, Ryan Negri shares his experiences about building a studio in an environment that's not ready for a studio, and why and how they transformed themselves.
Building a 100% co-owned venture builder from scratch
Building a 100% co-owned venture builder from scratch shows you how Budapest-based Lab.Coop was created from the ashes of a closed down startup. They built a 100% co-owned venture builder, and they share how they did it.
Building startups from megatrends
In Building startups from megatrends the Helsinki-based venture builder Midealab will show you what they do to identify so called mega-trends and how they generate ideas that have global potential.
Culture is a verb
Culture is a verb is written by the Amsterdam-based studio Backspace, about how they built their venture builder, especially focusing on the culture part.
In Game Plan, eFounders, one of the most successful European startup studios share some of their operational guidelines, ranging from ideation to portfolio management.
Stretching our Limits
Stretching our Limits is about how we are pushing the limits of the startup studio model with Drukka, our Budapest-based startup studio.
Corporate startup studios
Corporate startup studios will show you the challenges of corporate innovation and how the startup studio model might solve this.
Startup studio strategies
Startup studio strategies, written by French startup studio adVentures raises some of the high-level questions you need to decide on, before building your own studio.
Innovation conveyors is a bird’s eye view on where the startup studio model fits into the history of entrepreneurship.
About the Author
Startup Studio Expert, COO of Drukka Startup Studio
Attila is an entrepreneur, author of several publications about venture builders. His mission is to gather, synthesize and distribute knowledge about startup studios, to make it easier for entrepreneurs to build new ventures.
He is also Chief Operating Officer at Drukka Startup Studio, the fastest growing venture builder in the Central European region. His responsibilities include building investor relations, recruiting top talent, sourcing new ideas, growing the organization.