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"What if Startups & Scaleups could use Industry Analyst  Relations as effectively as large MNCs?"

Chris Holscher

"That would be a real Win-Win for

Emerging Vendors & Analysts alike."

Senior Industry Analyst


The dialogue that started

- The Scaleup Analyst Connection -

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Chris Holscher

Industry Analyst Relations specialist focusing entirely on helping the b2b tech Startup and Scaleup community and ecosystem.​​

Gladly addicted to Scandinavia and to third-wave coffee.

  • 20+ years in b2b tech product marketing and product management.

  • Top analyst report placements and IAR-based business development.

  • Initiator of the "State of Startups with Industry Analysts" research with Robin Schaffer and the University of Edinburgh Business School.

  • Author of the Startups chapter in the book "Analysts on Analyst Relations".

  • Masters degree in innovation management (University of Kiel)

From Stealth
to Series X

The SSIA survey has shown that startups can get meaningful access to industry analysts sooner than they assume.

I love working with early stage startups as much as supporting investment rounds in series A, series B with the insights and confidence that amplify validations. 

B2B Technology
& Services

AI, analytics, cloud, digitisation,

IIoT, platforms, privacy, security, software, sustainability, transformation, XaaS


Beyond Germany, the priorities are on central & northern Europe.

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden,

the Baltics and the UK



OVHcloud Fast Forward Accelerator

OVHcloud is a leading European Cloud Hyperscaler.

The OVHcloud Startup Program has assisted more than 3,700 startups globally since 2015. Members get cloud hosting credits up to €100,000 and free technical consultation to support exponential growth.

The OVHcloud Fast Forward Accelerator provides mentoring and access to showcase events with OVHcloud’s extensive industry ecosystem, venture capital firms, and outstanding growth enablers.

Meet up

"Going outside is like opening your window -

 - but more extreme..."


Next scheduled events

  • 9th May 2023
    European Startup Network, Copenhagen


  • 10th May 2023
    European Startup Network, Malmö


  • 12th May 2023
    European Startup Network, Gothenburg


  • 6th-9th November 2023
    GARTNER Symposium ITxpo in Barcelona

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