Expand into new markets, develop new offers, optimize operations

Being the first consulting firm created by a Venture Capital fund in France, we leverage our extensive experience with innovation and startups to help CEOs, Strategy, Innovation and Digital executives reshape their company’s future by accelerating the anticipation and adoption of new offers, markets, operations or business models.

Explore

Expand your qualified
and international startup sources

Decode

Unravel market dynamics
and detect bold strategic moves faster

Activate

Connect with relevant startups
and move forward

New rules of the game

Game-changing innovation can be sensed in the market

Every day, cohorts of startups are shaping new offers and pioneering new paths to disrupted markets. Enriching internal innovation through the lenses of startups is the right way to create the next generation of future-proof business models.

Startups impact and reshape value chains

One startup only represents the tip of the iceberg. By aggregating and analyzing an abundance of startups – emerging, thriving or even failing – deep transformations can be highlighted in an accelerated timeframe: new or faster routes to markets, nascent technologies, disruptive business models, new market spaces. 

Startups impact and reshape value chains

One startup only represents the tip of the iceberg. By aggregating and analyzing an abundance of startups – emerging, thriving or even failing – deep transformations can be highlighted in an accelerated timeframe: new or faster routes to markets, nascent technologies, disruptive business models, new market spaces.

Market leaders leverage continuous inspiration from startups

Adapting to a future that is frequently detected and shaped by startups is essential. Winning organizations consider startups a daily and strategic inspiration: to explore their ever-changing characteristics, to decode what they reveal and to activate the right cooperation modes with strategically targeted ones.

Our secret sauce

A subsidiary of the Venture Capital firm Aster, Aster Fab offers a unique blend of expertise, data and strategic consulting that has been crafted by the dynamics of startups around the most active innovation hubs worldwide.

200,000

startups as our screening basis

+2,000

startups met and assessed each year

4

offices based in the key innovation hubs worldwide: Paris, San Francisco, Tel-Aviv, Cambridge

15

people working daily with the best entrepreneurs on the most innovative projects

18

years addressing digital transformation and new industrial business models

Team

We value business impact, excellence, open-mindedness and collaboration.

Get inspired by market dynamics revealed by startups: that is the strength of our customers.

An ESSEC Business School graduate, Louise Piednoir has been focused for the last 12 years on accelerating business growth for mid-sized and large companies in the energy, services, mobility and industrial sectors. 

She leverages her background in consulting and innovation management to drive innovative strategic moves within multicultural and open ecosystems. 

She started her career as a senior manager for 8 years at Capgemini Consulting and SNCF Consulting. She then spent 4 years leading Innovation & Digital Strategy, Partnerships and Projects for Keolis Group, a worldwide player in daily mobility operating in 16 countries.

She was nominated for the 2018 Intrapreneure Award of the Journée de la Femme Digitale.

Advisory Board

We are supported by a diverse board of advisors who are accomplished executives in the fields of strategy, innovation, transformation, consulting, management and corporate functioning for large or mid-sized companies.

Patrick Benoit

Education : Ecole Normale Supérieure
Experience : Business Angel, Startup Advisory, Consultant, Entrepreneur. Former SVP Energy at Capgemini Consulting

Xavier Desmaison

Education : Sciences-Po, Essec, Dauphine
Experience : President of Antidox Group, business angel, editor, teacher at Sciences-Po

Sophie Donabedian

Education : Essec
Experience : Chief Strategy & Digital Officer Seves Group, former Digital Customer Experience Director at Schneider Electric

Lilia Jolibois

Education : Harvard, INSEAD, Sciences-Po
Experience : Board member of Insead Foundation, Sibelco, Futuren (EDF Renouvelables), CARA – former SVP Marketing & Sales Aggregates at Lafarge

Michel Lamboley

Education : DEC
Experience : Independent administrator at Group Afflelou, Valorem and Sogetrel; former CEO & CFO at Group Keolis, former CFO at Group JC Decaux and Group Flo

Contact us

26 avenue de l’Opéra 75001 Paris – +33 1 45 61 30 95

Please get in touch if you want to know more about our offer or if you have any question about us.

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