Build cooperations

Grow through collaboration? Learn about partnership models, partner profiling, and how to make long-term partnerships work. Select the right model for you and plan for implementation.

Who is this course for


Startup Founders

You want to growth through cooperations and increase sales. You want to cooperate with best partners. You are aware that partner identification and management is a complex task.



Innovative SMEs​

You want to growth through cooperations and increase sales. You want to cooperate with best partners. You are aware that partner identification and management is a complex task.



Accelerators & Universities

You are running an entrepreneurship trainings program and need to train your startup participants on partnering for sales.

What you will learn

How to grow through cooperations

  • How to increase your growth through cooperations​
  • In which areas of your company you would like to enter into cooperations
  • How to identify good partners
  • What you need to decide in advance and do during a cooperation to increase your probability of success​
  • To compare cooperation models and selection criteria​
  • How to monitor and maintain successful cooperation​
  • How to achieve the transition from a single cooperation to building your network​

With her growth hacking workshop, Petra provided many new ideas and approaches for sustainable growth strategies. The dialogue between the participants from a wide range of industries and product cycles was also particularly valuable.

Leonard Weitze © Leonard Weitze
Leonard Weitze

Competence. Experience. Excellence. Full Commitment! Thank you for all the great workshops and the coaching.

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Dudu Gencel


Thanks for your great support!!



Gabriele Tatzberger © Gabriele Tatzberger
Gabriele Tatzberger

Thank you for the amazing negotiations training today at Startup Wiseguys and the great mentoring session!

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Sigvards Krongorns
Startup Wise Guys

Your trainer for this course

Petra Wolkenstein

Growth and Corporate Finance expert.
2023 winner of the Global Ecosystem Hero award

Petra is a highly accomplished professional with a wealth of experience in strategy and driving business growth. She specializes in providing strategic guidance and expertise in the areas of strategy, M&A, and growth. Petra is also an Investor and General Partner for Africa Startup Wise Guys, actively supporting and nurturing innovative startups in Africa.

With hands-on experience working with startups and investors since 2012, Petra has successfully led funding rounds and sales in diverse industries such as cybersecurity, eCommerce, SaaS and HealthTech. Petra’s extensive expertise, coupled with her proven ability to drive growth and navigate complex business areas, make her a valuable asset in the fields of strategy, M&A, and business development.

How we support you


Accelerate your startups with dynamic live courses led by Konsultori trainers.

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