Get your company on the next level of productivity.



We help startups to master growth and to develop a strong ability to execute, so that you take crucial shortcuts in the learning curve of building a great and successful company.

Coaching and Advisory - from executives, for executives and their teams.

When we can help

You are growing from 10+ team members, and you lose energy on getting organized and staying productive. We've been there, and we know the tricks for scalable, effective structures, a rock-solid delivery management, and for still keeping the spirit.
We help you with feedback, advisory and coaching to get your company where you want it to be.
Profit from 20+ years experience in leading innovative projects, paired with a strong methodical background.


Meet Steffen Lentz

Your StartupPilot is Steffen Lentz

Steffen is a seasoned executive at home with complex endeavours. His focus is always on getting those things done that matter most.  

Steffen has a 20+ years track record of running innovative projects both in startups as well as in blue chip companies. He has repeatedly built high-performance teams and delivered challenging projects in complex environments. In his executive roles he contributed by connecting the dots between product, technology, organizational development and delivery management. Among other positions Steffen was the CTO of Flynt, the first Swiss fintech to receive a full banking licence. He knows the challenges of running a startup from being in the trenches himself.

Steffen is a published author and speaker on leadership in innovation, connecting a solid methodical expertise with his manifold practical experience.

His journey of (naturally not in all cases prosperous) ventures led to the reality-checked concepts now offered with StartupPilot.

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Innosuisse - Swiss Innovation Agency

Accredited Special Coach for Organizational Growth and Scaling


"Steffen supported us significantly with improving our products and teams and helped us reach important milestones."
Mohammed Alaoui, Co-Founder and CEO, Move Digital AG

"Steffen's pronounced views enabled fruitful discussions that led to alternative solutions."

Jürg Frei, Former CRO, Flynt Bank AG

How we help you

We have a unique understanding and experience on leading innovation and building great companies. We don't just look at people or processes - we start with the intended outcome, and think delivery.



Building blocks to making your innovation successful:


  • Coaching, Advisory and Board Membership learn more
  • The StartupPilot framework for agile engineering an effective company learn more
  • Community Support - talks, workshops and articles to spread the word about building great companies  get in touch



Taking a deliberate and proficient approach to build your company will reduce the risk of your venture in many ways:

  • holistic view across product, sales, technology, organization, culture and delivery management
  • reveal critical issues often overseen in daily business
  • guidance on how to build a productive company
  • clarity on priorities, guaranteed focus on what matters most
  • avoid losing money on side projects or unnecessary hires
  • proper consideration of technological cost and risk
  • build a healthy culture and a strong team with intrinsically motivated people 
  • transparency and certainty about the situation and courses of action
  • Increased productivity, significantly reduced risk

Get on solid grounds for building and running your venture!