Startup studio

Startup studio, also known as a startup factory, or a startup foundry, or a venture builder, is a studio-like company that aims at building several companies in succession.wikipedia
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Idealab

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Idealab, founded by Bill Gross in 1996, was one of the first to introduce the 'incubator industry', and has started over 75 companies.
Idealab (formerly known as idealab!) is a startup studio based in Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

EFounders

Notable examples of this model are Atomic, eFounders, Pioneer Square Labs, and Rocket Internet.
eFounders is a startup studio located in Paris and Brussels, focusing on enterprise software startups.

Pioneer Square Labs

Notable examples of this model are Atomic, eFounders, Pioneer Square Labs, and Rocket Internet.
Pioneer Square Labs (PSL) is an American startup studio and venture capital fund, founded in 2015 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

Rocket Internet

Notable examples of this model are Atomic, eFounders, Pioneer Square Labs, and Rocket Internet.
The company model is known as a startup studio or a venture builder.

Business incubator

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Idealab, founded by Bill Gross in 1996, was one of the first to introduce the 'incubator industry', and has started over 75 companies. Unlike business incubators and accelerators, venture builders generally don't accept applications concerning their portfolio of companies, and the companies instead "pull business ideas from within their own network of resources and assign internal teams to develop them."
Startup studio - a business incubator with interacting portfolio companies

Betaworks

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Betaworks is an American startup studio and seed stage venture capital company based in New York City that invests in network-focused, consumer-facing media businesses.

Science Inc.

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Science Inc. is a Los Angeles-based startup studio that develops, invests in, and acquires various businesses.

Bill T. Gross

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Idealab, founded by Bill Gross in 1996, was one of the first to introduce the 'incubator industry', and has started over 75 companies.

VentureBeat

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According to VentureBeat, Nova Spivack was "part of the early technologists who pioneered the venture production studio model. He wrote about the model in 2011 at a time when most of its production elements were still in gestation. Nova actually invented the Venture Production Studio term, calling it a 'new approach to building startups.'"

Nova Spivack

According to VentureBeat, Nova Spivack was "part of the early technologists who pioneered the venture production studio model. He wrote about the model in 2011 at a time when most of its production elements were still in gestation. Nova actually invented the Venture Production Studio term, calling it a 'new approach to building startups.'"

Venture capital

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At the very end of the spectrum, some VC firms are growing closer to the startup studio model by intervening very operationally in the startup they invest; for instance Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.

Andreessen Horowitz

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At the very end of the spectrum, some VC firms are growing closer to the startup studio model by intervening very operationally in the startup they invest; for instance Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.

GV (company)

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At the very end of the spectrum, some VC firms are growing closer to the startup studio model by intervening very operationally in the startup they invest; for instance Andreessen Horowitz and Google Ventures.

Startup accelerator

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Unlike business incubators and accelerators, venture builders generally don't accept applications concerning their portfolio of companies, and the companies instead "pull business ideas from within their own network of resources and assign internal teams to develop them."

Jack Abraham

Currently, Abraham is the managing partner of startup studio and investment fund Atomic, as well as CEO of Zenreach, a wifi marketing company.

Michael Jones (entrepreneur)

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Jones is currently the CEO of startup studio Science Inc. In 2017, Jones was named one of Los Angeles’s 500 most influential people by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Garrett Camp

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Expa is a startup studio that works with founders to develop and launch new products.

Alexander Samwer

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They also founded the startup studio Rocket Internet.

Michael Birch (businessman)

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In October 2011, Birch launched a social media project with charity:water and the startup studio Monkey Inferno, Inc to raise awareness of the water crisis and give millions of people the ability to let their friends know, donate and help solve the water crisis.

Naveen Selvadurai

Selvadurai joined the Expa startup studio, founded in May 2013 by former Uber and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp.