M&A

Berit Barbosa

Berit Barbosa

I learned a lot about negotiations and about me! Thank you, Petra Wolkenstein.

Awa Kamara

Awa Kamara

Very competent in providing tools and strategies. I always feel a genuine passion for the mission to empower startups. Thank you!

Thomas Perdolt

Thomas Perdolt

Konsultori and Petra Wolkenstein are extremely professional. Her experience really helped us to get through the first funding round. We were thrilled that the documents and arguments which we produced in the preparations stage were so well received in our search for investors and during negotiations. I appreciated such a straightforward, hassle-free and honest partner …

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Elisabeth van Holthe tot Echten

Elisabeth van Holthe tot Echten

Our participants enjoyed her session on Negotiation In Action which imparted them with the confidence to get what they want. Petra shared her most important negotiation techniques, practical exercises as well as a confidence-building framework that the leaders can put into practice right away!  

Dina Mehulić

Dina Mehulić

Petra Wolkenstein your lecture on negotiation was so insightful and engaging, thank you! You are a great storyteller!

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Irina Yashina

Thank you a lot for the session this week! Some of the feedback from the founders (NPS 100!): The practical approach. Petra was super useful and clear and knowledgeable. The practical exercise super useful points for the negotiations. The combination of theory and practice. Even though we only learned about term sheets the negotiation practice …

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Dajana Doskoc

Dajana Doskoc

I really enjoyed the workshop with you and many of my TU Wien Innovation Incubation Center pals the other day! Honestly one of the best workshops I have ever attended and probably with much more interaction from all sides compared to some offline workshops.

Priit Pedastsaar

Priit Pedastsaar

Hey Petra! Really enjoyed your session. Valuable content and learnings.

Irina Yashina

Irina Yashina

Thank you Petra! I want to share the comments received from the founders on the feedback form: “Amazing lesson should be a must for any founder, and life in general.It was really useful from a practical standpoint, clearly and helpfully delivered and felt like a safe space to learn, make mistakes, grow better. This is …

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Afroditi Konidari

Afroditi Konidari

The #LeadF programme provided the space and guidance for introspection, allowing me to reflect on my journey thus far and lay the groundwork for a more rewarding and enduring entrepreneurial adventure. I’m immensely grateful for all sessions held by Rebecca Williams, Annabelle Bockwoldt, Emma Stamiri, Amelia Suda-Gosch, Nina Mueller, Rupal Patel, Paulo André, Petra Wolkenstein, …

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Marlene Welzl

Marlene Welzl

I run the Vienna Business Agency’s “Founders Lab” programme, during which I provide intensive support to early-stage start-ups over three months. Workshops and coaching sessions with Konsultori are a central part of the programme. The founders, regardless of their industry, benefit enormously from Petra’s, Franziska’s and Joachim’s input on the topics of business modelling, finance, …

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Marilena Frye

Marilena Frye

Our collaboration with Petra has been a privilege, and without hesitation, we attest to her skills as a mentor and industry expert. Given Grayn’s position as an innovative technology company, with a focus on both environmental and social impact data, Petra’s guidance has played a pivotal role in navigating the intricacies of our expansion into …

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Nina Vielen-Kallio

Nina Vielen-Kallio

I had the privilege to widen my skills through the Female Founders program #LeadF and learn from top-class speakers such as Petra Wolkenstein, Rebecca Williams and Preethi Sundaram just to name a few! Thank you!  

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Monika Leinwather, Werner Leinwather, Bernhard Miller

Petra Wolkenstein’s coaching for LENA is brilliant. She works in a structured way but is always open to out-of-the-box thinking. She takes an analytical approach and inspires us with her input and ideas. Her great sense of humour makes every session feel more like fun than work.

Victoria Gerukh

Victoria Gerukh

I just re-watched your videos. They are fantastic! Thank you for such a structured attitude. The “templates-based” training is excellent! Also, lots of great insights into how an investor thinks during the Q&A sessions.

Ievgen Iosifov

Ievgen Iosifov

Hi, once again Petra! Thank you for such an energetic session. It is absolutely excellent and highly valuable.

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Dudu Gencel

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

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Alexander Svejkovsky

Petra helped us in structuring the key message and all relating documents for finding venture capital for a newly founded start-up in the field of green chemicals. Petra also provided us contacts and venture opportunities for our mission. We totally appreciated Petras’s very experienced, well-skilled but still hands-on way of working with us. Petra is …

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Adam Ernst

Petra’s highly structured and positive approach proved to be golden for Goldkehlchen. Her multiple challenges and understanding of our business challenges made her an indispensable sparring partner in the consulting process. She joined us as a coach and remains with us as part of our extended team.

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Benjamin Mörzinger

I was able to enjoy another great workshop at i2c last week. Petra Wolkenstein shared her knowledge on B2B negotiations with us. My personal highlight was a role-play we did. We formed teams of two-each person representing one of two parties- with the task to negotiate a deal. The scenario was about a scientist and …

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Lena Marie Glaser

Unfortunately, our Founder Lab – Creative Industries at the Vienna Business Agency has now officially come to an end. But this valuable experience of building my own business with your support, so much warmth, appreciation, inspiring feedback and priceless impulses is simply incredible. Great collaborations, projects, commissions and synergies have been created. Thank you dear …

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Pietro Lanzarini

TRAXIT graduates from SWG OPA! With great honour and pleasure, we received our Graduation Diploma from Startup Wise Guys Online Pre Accelerator. Big thanks to all SWG Team, and in particular Cristobal Alonso, Andrea Orlando, Asta Vasiliauskaite, Marta Madara Dundure, Karina Lapina, Andra Bagdonaitė and all supporting and external Mentors for the highly valuable insights …

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Sonja Hager

Petra’s support with the sale of the company gave me the expertise and experience that I lacked in this area. I am delighted that we were able to bring the project to such a positive conclusion. The industry is not easy.

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Karin Haffert

The sale of the company together with Konsultori went extremely well. The consultant’s experience helped with such a complex issue. The sales concept and the negotiation support were decisive.

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Bernhard Schandl

Petra’s “let’s do it” attitude is a perfect match to the dynamics of a startup team. Her work leads to impressive results.

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Bernhard Thalhammer

Petra led a strategy revision process in a dynamic, expanding medium-sized company across several divisions under time pressure. She has the ability to get the most diverse division heads on board, even with difficult topics. The result was a perfect fit.

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Dieter Welfonder

A big “thank you” for your workshop “Debunking the investor process” in our Accelerator Programme at Gateway. It was an absolute highlight for me this year. Especially the concept of “rich or king” will be with me from now on.

Richard Malovich

Richard Malovic

Vienna, where there are many opportunities and contacts, helps us time and again. Petra Wolkenstein, who does M&A consulting, helped us with the financing round.

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Andra Bagdonaitė

It was great having you here Petra, thank you for all the support for the founders!

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Dudu Gencel

Today the very first workshop of our #growthlab went online! Great experience thanks to the guidance of Petra Wolkenstein, and the participation of our freshly selected batch members. It`s great to see people joining from the comfort of their homes, bringing in different perspectives and experiences and being involved in open discussions about their businesses.

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Sarah Iranpour

Nice session, Petra!! Thanks for sharing your wisdom and experience.

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Cristobal Alonso

Thanks, Petra Wolkenstein for being part of an amazing coaching team.

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Kristine Kornilova

We just successfully wrapped up Batch 9 Riga program, and on behalf of whole SWG team I wanted to say BIG THANKS for your participation in the program and offering the teams your experience and time!

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Alona Belinska

Thank you, Petra, for your great insights on the investor readiness topic!

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Oliver Sögel

We really appreciate the great help and tips we received during Investor Dynamics training, and the valuable feedback and hands-on approach, which gave us a clear picture, what activities are most important for us and how to execute them.

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Diana Vysoka

Dear Petra! It was a pleasure for me to learn from your experience today, it was a great 2nd level negotiations workshop, I’m looking forward to applying the learned knowledge in my future meetings and negotiations.

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Valentin Jilch

Petra Wolkenstein provided us with very professional and helpful support in various phases. Starting with company coaching in the area of internationalisation through to support in the search for investors. Especially in this phase, the cooperation worked very well and Petra was able to find us high-quality and suitable investors. The network of investors extends …

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Luka Mohoric

Thank you konsultori team! It was our pleasure to be present in the vibrant Startup ecosystem that Vienna is becoming and to be part of the Wirtschaftsagentur Wien Vienna Startup program. One of the biggest advantages though was to learn from you and to work with you on our future plans.

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Alexander Kunst

Our Ag-Tech Startup Accelerator always aims at having motivating speakers and workshops in order to develop the founders‘ skillsets further. Petra Wolkenstein held an incredibly informative and exciting negotiations workshop where everyone had a lot fun while taking away numerous learnings. I can highly recommend her negotiations workshop to everyone who needs to improve in …

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Sigvards Krongorns

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

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Christian Lorenz

In Petra Wolkenstein, we have found someone who will provide us with consistent and targeted support in focusing our services and, building on this, will help us to decisively develop our presence in digital and social media. The contribution of her personal experience in dealing with these media and her corresponding expertise are a decisive …

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Nikola Ljusev

Petra is definitely one of the very best M&A experts that I met.