We advise innovative start-ups, companies and investors

Our Mission as Consultants for the Startup Scene

Making Ideas Fly

To lend wings to an idea, careful planning of the business case is an important success factor, especially in the seed phase.

  • To this end, we help to define the exact business model as required, develop relevant KPIs and financial plans and create convincing pitch decks.
  • With us as consultants, the first challenges in company growth can be mastered quickly.
  • We provide fast and successful access to venture capital, business angel, public funding and bank financing.
  • Together with our network of investors, various entrepreneurs and successful founders, we want to move great things forward.
  • Of course, we also support established companies in their digital transformation and bring them into the world of start-ups.

Making ideas fly. We advise innovative start-ups, companies and investors.

Our services for start-ups and innovators

We have know-how and industry contacts in various business fields and markets.

Services for start-ups and medium-sized businesses

We are consultants for founders, investors & entrepreneurs

We help startups and companies from the digital media, internet, IoT and other technology sectors to successfully implement and scale their business models, as well as to realize and place innovative projects on the market.

For Startups

  • Search & application for public funding programs
  • Capital acquisition in venture capital and business angels
  • business valuation
  • Development and optimization of business models
  • Sales and financial planning
  • Business plans, investor presentations and pitch decks

For investors

  • Portfolio analysis and systematic investigation of various investment cases
  • Benchmarking. What works and what doesn’t?
  • Portfolio construction with different industry focuses

For entrepreneurs 

  • Search & application for public funding programs
  • Market and competition analysis
  • Development of marketing strategies
  • business valuation
  • Purchase and sale of companies

Digital transformation, investor search & public grants

Our customers benefit from a wide range of services

We live digitalization! You too?

Our goal is to bring together the worlds of innovative and digital start-ups and the established middle class, to unite if possible and to develop suitable forms of cooperation and growth strategies in order to promote sustainable innovations.

  • We have numerous industry contacts both in the founder scene, and in industry and middle class. Again and again, we find that existing companies can benefit from the digital opportunities of young and disruptive start-ups and business models in the sense of digital transformation.
  • We do not believe in ready-made digital strategies from books, but develop tailor-made ideas for all our clients.
  • You can rely on our support from the initial idea, through networking with the relevant partners, to concrete implementation.

Whether startup or medium-sized company – we know the right financing methods

As consultants, we have extensive expertise when it comes to acquiring growth capital or promoting innovative projects.

  • Even before the first steps are taken, we advise start-ups and founders on how to obtain capital for setting up a company.
  • We also have a large personal network of venture capital and business angels for whom we regularly arrange pitches. Here “our” start-ups can present themselves and acquire capital.
  • In the area of public funding, we are particularly active in the lead market competitions in NRW. Here we find the right cooperation partners for project ideas and actively support the application process. Especially for start-ups and medium-sized companies, grant funding opens up perspectives for innovative change.

Let entrepreneurs advise you

Our consultants themselves are also involved in the founding of companies and the implementation of innovative projects

Creative and innovative teamwork

Our team of consultants combines expertise, creativity, entrepreneurship and innovative thinking to develop individual solutions for our customers. Our know-how is based on many years of founding experience.

  • Our consultants are involved in several start-ups and have co-founded some of them. One of our former projects is the development of the Cologne Startup Campus HEADQUARTER[S] Cologne.
  • We have also been co-founders and co-organizers of startup conferences and events in the past.
  • In addition, we are part of the board of the university start-up network cologne e.V. (hgnc) and cooperate with various universities and NUK Neues Unternehmertum Rheinland e.V. (New Entrepreneurship Rhineland).

Have we caught your interest?

Then we look forward to hearing from you and to an interesting exchange of ideas

We are located in Cologne and Berlin

Our headquarters in Cologne:

Thierhoff Consulting
Salierring 32
50677 Cologne, Germany
0221 / 430 75 68-0

Our branch office in Berlin:

Freiheit 12c
12555 Berlin
030 / 120 894 58

We are also happy to meet you at our branch offices in the Rotonda Business Clubs:

  • Frankfurt Wiesenhüttenplatz 25 – 60329 Frankfurt
  • Hamburg Domstrasse 10 – 20095 Hamburg
  • Munich Luise-Ullrich-Straße 14 – 80636 Munich
  • Nürnberg Königstorgraben 11 – 90402 Nürnberg
  • Stuttgart 23a – 70173 Stuttgart
  • Düsseldorf Elisabethstraße 11 – 40217 Düsseldorf