Visiting Village Underground

Located next to LX Factory and near the old Lisbon docks, entering Village Underground can seem confusing and overwhelming at first. The place is composed of 13 maritime containers and 2 disabled buses arranged like Tetris and with bright colors, cool graffiti and clever details all around: A wooden swing, a bridge to get from […]

Hacking the team integration process: A short cut towards performance

By Jens Marius Bjerre-Petersen I recently joined a group of growth hackers, entrepreneurs, strategist and designers called Vertical Strategy. The timing was great as I made it just in time to join the Vertication in Lissabon, Portugal where we were to socialize and explore the vibrant local startup scene. During my time in university we […]

Visit to Fabrica de Startups – Lisbon Vertication 2018

Lisbon is quickly growing as a startup hub – in part driven by low cost of highly educated labor and a comfortable lifestyle. To support the ecosystem, a range of public and private institutions have sprung up. Among these is Fabrica de Startups, a for-profit organization focussing on connecting ideas, start-ups, corporates and team members. […]

What we learn from visiting startup hubs around the world

This plane is going to Lisbon, the Pilot says out loud in the cabin. On the plane sits among others 25 entrepreneurial peeps from Vertical Strategy – on our way to Lisbon, one of Europe’s fastest-growing startup hubs to get inspired by the entrepreneurial vibe. Last year in Tel Aviv we were surprised to learn […]

Vertical’s Eight New Ways Of Working

8 New Ways of Working is a combination of mind-set principles and concrete tools we’ve synthesized from setting up corporate incubators, improving customer experiences and developing new product offerings. Below you will find illustrations and insights for each individual of the mind-sets and tools. Think Big - Act Small, Step 1: During the creation of new [...]

Shaping The Future Together With QVARTZ

Vertical Strategy is joining the QVARTZ civilisation to deliver world-class innovation and strategy Through the past few years, we have been part of innovation projects, corporate incubators, accelerators, customer experience sprints and new disruptive growth strategies with clients such as Airbus, Novozymes, Danske Bank, Virgin Mobile to name a few. We are experiencing that these themes to a […]

Are You Our New CX Manager?

Does helping industry players unleash their potential within customer experience and digital strategy sound exciting to you? Vertical strategy is growing, and we’re looking for a customer experience manager to join our team in Copenhagen. The Role: As a customer experience manager, you will be responsible for leading our customer experience projects and helping clients identify customer […]

Growth Spotting: Conversational Interfaces

Conversational interface, the ability for users to interact with computers in natural human language, was one of the most hyped technologies last year. Articles circulated online describing how bots, in the future, will help us with everything from booking meetings, sending timely weather notifications, curating news, tracking packages, to ordering flowers for our loved ones. […]

7 Steps to Scope Digital Growth Opportunities

A recent survey by Berlingske concluded that 4 out of 10 top managers believe that their core business is already challenged by disruption. Yet, while many leaders are aware, few have taken the step to strategically analyze how their business should plan for a changing environment. At Vertical Strategy, we’ve developed our own strategic toolbox [...]

Top Six from the Hello Tomorrow Summit

The Hello Tomorrow Summit is an event focused on bringing together selected technology thought leaders and 50 cutting edge startups from more than 3000 applications to Paris. The 50 startups from ten different categories all compete for the grand prize of 100,000 Euro. Vertical Strategy was invited to attend the summit as innovators and we’d […]