Making innovation the engine of growth

Explore

Find inspiration for growth
from the analysis of startups dynamics

Decode

Use an external expert eye
to make the right strategic decision

Activate

Structure and deploy
relevant innovation initiatives

What we offer

A better understanding of Future and Emerging Trends

We help companies identify the technologies, business models and key driving forces disrupting their industry through the analysis of clusters of startups.

Match-making and Startup engagement scenarios

We help companies foster startup engagement through the identification of relevant collaboration scenarios and investment opportunities.

Tailored frameworks to design and implement Open Innovation

We help companies find their pioneering path into the future and get their break-through innovation off the ground.

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.

Our secret sauce

Uniquely backed by a Venture Capital fund, Aster Fab draws upon the expertise and 20+ years of expertise of Aster, to help medium-sized and large companies gain trend intelligence, engage with startups and shape the future of their industries through innovation.

200 000

startups

as our screening basis

+3 000

startups

met and assessed each year

5

offices

based in the key innovation hubs worldwide: Paris, San Francisco, Tel-Aviv, London and Nairobi

29

people

working daily with the best entrepreneurs on the most innovative projects

20

years

addressing digital transformation and new industrial business models

Our vision

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.

Our team

We offer our clients a wide range of expertise in the fields of Smart Energy, Smart Mobility, Smart Industry, Smart Building, Deep Tech, Corporate Venture Capital and Startup assessment.

Jean-Marc Bally

Position : Aster Fab President
Education : INSEAD, Grenoble School of Management

Louise Piednoir

Position : Aster Fab Director
Education : ESSEC

Jonathan Williet

Position : Aster Fab Consultant
Education : EMLyon

Our experts

Fabio Lancellotti

Position : Aster Investment Partner
Education : IESE, Politecnico Milan

Jérome Jouag

Position : Aster Investment Partner
Education : Cambridge Univeristy, Ecole Polytechnique

Raphaëlle Martin-Neuville

Position : Aster Associate
Education : Centrale Paris, ESCP Europe

Thomas Sartori

Position : Aster Associate
Education : ESSEC, Centrale Lille

Clara Juppé

Position : Aster Analyst
Education : HEC Paris

Adi Yefet

Position : Aster Tel-Aviv
Education : Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Brian Litvak

Position : Aster San Francisco
Education : ESCP Europe

Cécile Tirbonod

Position : Chief Financial Officer
Education : Sciences Po

Jordan Bouteiller

Position : Chief Technology Officer
Education : Mines ParisTech, Paris Dauphine University, ESIEA

Chama El Shamy

Position : Financial Controller
Education : Paris Descartes University

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