Startup

Stefanie Lischka

Stefanie Lischka

Not too long ago, in a very focused coaching session with Petra Wolkenstein Konsultori, we made plans to blaze new trails and look for innovative ways to take Wristbanditz to the glamorous, international places they belong (a.k.a. work on my weak point and substantially improve the sales process). The result is glamorous: an affiliate partnership …

Stefanie Lischka Read More »

Gaurav Gandhi

Gaurav Gandhi

Thank you Konsultori, Michael Kubiena and Petra Wolkenstein for a very insightful and engaging Scaling Readiness Lab session. The framework and tools you shared were very relevant for any startup who is on a scaling journey.

Berit Barbosa

Berit Barbosa

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

Galvin Lian FathomX

Galvin Lian

Petra Wolkenstein and Michael Kubiena Thank you for sharing your insightful experience and tips of scaling up a company. I learnt a lot from this event. And I liked the flow of the event and the interaction of the participants. Kudos to both of you for your great works and efforts.

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!

Julia Scharinger

Julia Scharinger

I appreciated the enthusiasm for our work and the context-related understanding that helped to look at our company from different angles.

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 …

Thomas Perdolt Read More »

Dina Mehulić

Dina Mehulić

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

Emily Moon

Emily Moon

I just wanted to thank you for your time yesterday, it was so insightful and valuable – our discussion has given me a lot to think about that I wouldn’t have considered. I will reach out if I have any further questions and of course, update you with how everything goes (fingers crossed!).

Matthias Steiner

Matthias Steiner

Above all, the collaboration is reliable. That’s exactly what you need at the beginning: reliable partners who are there for you regularly and provide constant support. It also feels trusting and not like “off-the-peg counselling”.  

Culttech logo

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 …

Irina Yashina Read More »

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 …

Irina Yashina Read More »

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, …

Afroditi Konidari Read More »

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 …

Marilena Frye Read More »

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!  

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.

Ksenia Belkina portrait

Ksenia Belkina

As a participant of the 2017 Vienna Startup Package, I had the pleasure to work with Petra. Not only during the negotiation and growth hacking workshops I could gain extensive knowledge suitable for my startup Cardiomo in my growth phase, but also got valuable expertise (Finance, Cooperations, Investors) and contacts on building my business in …

Ksenia Belkina Read More »

Dudu Gencel © Dudu Gencel

Dudu Gencel

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

Leonard Weitze © Leonard Weitze

Leonard Weitze

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.

Andreas S. Rath © Andreas S. Rath

Andreas S. Rath

Petra Wolkenstein is THE expert when it comes to growth hacking strategies.

Cloed Baumgartner © Cloed Baumgartner

Cloed Baumgartner

Petra Wolkenstein from Konsultori on #crowdbuilding in #crowdfunding, #tribes and #growthhacking. An ingenious workshop as part of the Accelerator Crowdfunders’ Hub from Wissenstransfer Ost!

Dr. Adam Ernst © Dr. Adam Ernst

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.

Petra Ott © Petra Ott

Petra Ott

Thank you for the great support during the product development process! In our meetings, you motivated me within a few minutes with your inspiring ideas and concepts. Thanks to your structured approach, you also quickly gained an overview of the overall situation and gave me a wonderful lift along the way. Thank you for your …

Petra Ott Read More »

Benjamin Mörzinger © Benjamin Mörzinger

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 …

Benjamin Mörzinger Read More »

Alexandra Negoescu © Alexandra Negoescu

Alexandra Negoescu

Our incubatees raised their negotiation skills for B2B Sales & Partnering to the next level with the help of our negotiations expert Petra Wolkenstein. From understanding the theory and processes of negotiations to strategic moves and systematic preparations and overcoming difficult moments, our tech founders learned how to get more out of their negotiations.

Tanja Sternbauer © Tanja Sternbauer

Tanja Sternbauer

Thanks for having us! Petra, kudos again, I loved the structure, your input and the speed of it.

Lena Marie Glaser © VilmaPflaum

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 …

Lena Marie Glaser Read More »

Pietro Lanzarini © Pietro Lanzarini

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 …

Pietro Lanzarini Read More »

Thomas Schranz © Thomas Schranz

Thomas Schranz

Wirtschaftsagentur Wien offers a Growth Hacking workshop with the fantastic Petra Wolkenstein??

Silvia Wahrstätter

Silvia Wahrstätter

Thank you very much for the great morning! I felt very comfortable and go into the day full of impressions and well briefed for the next meeting! You can be sure that the following briefing talks will be different for everyone present. That is thanks to you.

Michaela Reitterer © Michaela Reitterer

Michaela Reitterer

Congratulations on this great event for female entrepreneurs. The speakers really had something to say. As the organizer, you succeeded very well in creating a relaxed atmosphere for discussion.

Dr. Bernhard Schandl © Dr. Bernhard Schandl

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.

Bernhard Thalhammer © Bernhard Thalhammer

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.

Barbara Höller © Barbara Höller

Barbara Höller

Petra is quick and clear in weighing up success factors. She gave our company excellent advice – with a scalable and profit-orientated business model, we were able to achieve market penetration right from the start.

Lucia Schramm © Lucia Schramm

Lucia Schramm

Growing with (network) co-operations. A practical workshop. With pragmatic tools, each participant works out their personal next steps!!! It couldn’t be more efficient and to the point! Respect and high praise for Petra Wolkenstein!

Madeleine Eppensteiner © Madeleine Eppensteiner

Madeleine Eppensteiner

The workshop “Marketing and Acquisition for Creative Professionals” was a great success. Petra’s competent, goal-oriented way of giving feedback, analysing problems in start-ups precisely and quickly and providing practical examples as comparative values, combined with an interactive, “creative” workshop leadership made the event very exciting and definitely recommendable.

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.

Marcus Schaffer © Sheyn

Marcus Schaffer

The expansion coaching by Petra Wolkenstein helped us a lot, as she was able to take in what we do successfully already and make a suggestion on how we can apply this to enter a new market.

Andreas-Mahringer © Andreas-Mahringer

Andreas Mahringer

Petra has the amazing ability of diving into your entrepreneurial world, grasping the challenges you’re facing, and pushing you forward with the right questions and insights. The moment you sit down at a table, Petra is not a consultant but a vital part of your team!

Hannes Stiebitzhofern © Hannes Stiebitzhofern

Hannes Stiebitzhofer

Petra created targeted campaigns with a highly diverse team, delivering quick results.

Luca Hammer © Luca Hammer

Luca Hammer

I was impressed by how well Petra adapted to our communication and working peculiarities as a startup and at the same time had a professional, classic demeanour towards potential customers. I found the collaboration very pleasant.

Peter Schmidt © Peter Schmidt

Peter Schmidt

Thumbs up for Petra! Sparkling with ideas, a great network, focused and structured approach. All of this paired with her engaging and congenial personality is the perfect match for bringing your business to the next level!

Ognjen Ikovic © Ognjen Ikovic

Ognjen Ikovic

I had the privilege to be assigned with Ms. Petra Wolkenstein for Expansion-Coaching during the Welcome program for startups organized by Vienna Business Agency. She provided me with invaluable insights on negotiation tactics and partnership building. Thanks to her inputs and council, I was able to bring my business culture to an upper level. She …

Ognjen Ikovic Read More »

Philip Morger © Philip Morger

Philip Morger

Thank you, Petra for the great insights and helpful advices. Our Start-Ups gave great feedback and had a successful virtual conference!  

Dudu Gencel © Dudu Gencel

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.

Sarah Iranpour © Sarah Iranpour

Sarah Iranpour

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

Cristobal Alonso © Startup Wise Guys

Cristobal Alonso

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

Kristine Kornilova © Kristine Kornilova

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!

Aleksandr Bogachev © Aleksandr Bogachev

Aleksandr Bogachev

Petra is the best business coach I’ve ever met. She always tries to dig into your situation, not just giving common advice. She has a clear and very fast mind, so it’s very easy to follow her suggestions. Thanks a lot, Petra, I can highly recommend her to everyone.

Alona Belinska © Alona Belinska

Alona Belinska

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

Oliver Sogel © Oliver Sogel

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.

Diana Vysoka © Diana Vysoka

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.

Dr. Alexander Schult © Dr. Alexander Schult

Alexander Schult

Top end-to-end consulting from strategic considerations in the area of marketing to concrete operational measures in the active sales process

Christine Pleyl © Christine Pleyl

Christine Pleyl

Petra Wolkenstein advised me very professionally over a long period. She guided me unerringly and competently in the development of my marketing strategy. During the implementation phase, she supported me with valuable tips and contacts. She responded to my needs and contributed significantly to the development of my company with customised solutions. I can only …

Christine Pleyl Read More »

Valentin Jilch © Valentin Jilch

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 …

Valentin Jilch Read More »

Luka Mohoric © Luka Mohoric

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.

Alexander Kunst © Alexander Kunst

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 …

Alexander Kunst Read More »

Sigvards Krongorns © Sigvards Krongorns

Sigvards Krongorns

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

Susanne Klepsch © Susanne Klepsch

Susanne Klepsch

The coaching session on our expansion topics was really helpful. We were all enthusiastic about Petra’s input.

Stefanie Jirgal © Stefanie Jirgal

DI (FH) Stefanie Jirgal

Working with Konsultori has accompanied us step by step and brought structure to our creative ideas!