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At heart, I’m an engineer and I love building things. Fortresses as a kid, websites as a teen and software as a professional. The motivation is the same: I want to make my ideas come to life and share them with others.

How can we build products that people love?

University taught me technical skills but while working I quickly realised technology alone isn’t the answer. Your technology needs to touch people, inspire them and solve their issues. That’s what I explored throughout my career: How can we build products that people love? How can we inspire teams and companies to change? How can technology support these processes?


When we got together to create trive studio, one thing became immediately clear to us: our team equals our success.

If you are building startups from the ground up repeatedly, the promise you are making to yourself and others is that you are creating exceptional companies. That means that your core team is the greatest asset you have to reach that goal. Our highest priority is to create a kick-ass team of driven people, who believe in the vision of trive and want to give their everything to reach it.

The people we are searching for love the vision of…


The beauty of the studio model lies in leveraging economies of scale and building a factory-like environment to build our companies. We need to tailor our activities to a certain kind of startup in order to get better and faster at building them.

When we first got together, we researched trends and developments in the market, thought about our domain knowledge and most of all: our passion for different problems and industries. The more we dug into the topic, the more we found out that it is more the kind of companies we were drawn to, than the industries we…


trive is a startup studio building human-centred solutions to make life more liveable for all. Our team invests time, know-how and money in impactful & relevant ideas and enables movers & shakers around the world to pursue their passions.

We are creating a startup studio that builds great companies from idea to scale. At scale.

initial trive team © Tim Ertl

What is a Startup Studio?

A startup studio is basically a startup that builds startups from scratch. The trive team is a co-founding team that helps to validate, launch, and scale with speed and efficiency. …

trive studio

trive is a startup studio building human-centred solutions to make life more liveable for all

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