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What’s Next Ventures’ hands-on consulting programs build a solid foundation for every stage of business growth. We co-create with your team a customized blueprint to fast track scale, break into new markets, and minimize the challenges of going global.
Building, scaling, and growing a company requires more than just great ideas. Implement them with an effective business development strategy & playbook.
Maximize Opportunities. Achieve Results.
Up to 95% of your ideal customers live outside your local market, yet, you have not fully maximized these opportunities. Why? Are you too busy managing the day-to-day workloads to execute your ideas? Are you wondering if your business and/or concept is scalable and exportable? Have you identified the “right opportunity” to leverage your competitive advantages? It’s time to answer “what’s next” in your business venture.
Our consulting programs will help define your road-map to success by building your team’s know-how, shaping your strategy, structuring operations, and giving you the tools to break into new markets. Together, we will fast-track scale and expand your footprint.
What’s Next Ventures provides you with the expertise, assistance, and resources to minimize the challenges of accelerating your growth.
We specialize in helping start-ups, small, and mid-size companies identify new opportunities, commercialize concepts, and execute integrated programs. Our blueprints will guide your firm on a new venture, answering “What’s Next?”
Build a solid financial foundation, scalable capabilities, customer engagement, and more through our programs:
Scale to What’s Next
Catapult to the Next Level
Leverage your best attributes to create the company your clients need and you envision. We reimagine your organization and re-energize the growth trajectory.
Building Blocks for Success
Our program addresses the key requirements to successful scale – establishing a business model that can grow profitably, developing a scalable offer and process, creating a culture of performance, and aligning all stakeholders.
Get What’s Next
We prepare your firm to maximize opportunities while minimizing challenges associated with expanding into new markets.
Go Global & Accelarate Growth
Our Program focuses on the critical aspects of expanding into new markets – the firm’s core competencies, operational agility, and go-to-market strategy. Our focus is addressing your strategy and implementation road-map to ensure a successful “soft landing.”
Revvv It Up!
Does it Stack Up?
Forums to develop and test your ideas in “real-time.” The different tracks provide in-depth expertise to address marketing, sales, & product related topics.
Jump Start: Ignite Traction & Results
Our Labs focus on creating new solutions (design thinking), validating concepts with potential prospects (Business Development), & driving traction (Sales & Marketing).
What’s Next Ventures is a consulting practice that strategizes growth opportunities for start-up, small, and mid-size firms throughout the Americas, Caribbean, and Europe. Linda Holcman, the mind behind WNV, provides a blueprint for growth, equipping businesses with tools needed to scale and expand globally.
We are entrepreneurs just like you who’ve been in your shoes – wearing many hats and juggling numerous priorities every day. We understand the challenges of taking a BIG risk where the stakes can either catapult the firm to the next level or close the business. This is exactly the experience that helped groom our expertise.
We’re passionate about delivering innovative solutions to challenging problems. With a “can do attitude,” we roll up our sleeves to manage your concept from inception to completion to build a successful business.
Linda Holcman is a recognized advisor, speaker, and lecturer in global business development, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Prior to launching her own consulting practice, Linda managed marketing and business development teams for industry-leading Fortune 500 companies, including Procter & Gamble, The Coca-Cola Company, Lucent Technologies, Avaya, and Perry Ellis.
Now, as founder of What’s Next Ventures, Linda focuses on turning ideas into revenue. She brings a strategic understanding and context to operational and tactical execution. Linda guides startups, small, and mid-sized businesses out of their comfort zone and to the next level. She delivers growth for B2B and B2C companies. Her integrated marketing campaigns and business development strategies build opportunities across industries such as Consumer Product Goods, Technology, and Media industries.
Linda holds an MBA from Harvard University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Management from Northeastern University. In addition to a versatile career, Linda mentors start-up ventures through University of Miami, The Launch Pad; Grupo Guayacán; Parallel 18; and Georgia Institute of Technology VentureLab’s I-Corps Program.
“I’m impressed with Linda’s perspective, body of knowledge, and expanse of her tool box. She brings great value by asking vital, but rarely considered questions, pushing me to think about things in a bigger way.”
President & CEO, Pathfinder Strategies
“Linda has been a great asset to me in establishing a market differentiator service. Her attention to detail, dedication and genuine interest in helping our company to exceed has been noticed and appreciated throughout our management structure. Linda’s work ethic and customer focus would be an asset to any company utilizing her services.”
CTO at Combat Networks
“Linda brings a 360 perspective into business conversations; ready to pull in resources, ideas and innovations to support business growth. She’s extraordinary, friendly and ready to go the extra mile to drive any business to success.”
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We help you tackle whatever challenges are preventing you from reaching your growth objectives. What’s Next Ventures provides you with hands-on guidance to recognize gaps and overcome obstacles. Together, we’ll co-create an effective and sustainable organization.
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