Studio Ing. Bareato

The Studio



Studio Ing. Bareato is a Swiss independent firm specialised in delivering innovation advisory, business coaching for startups, and business project management services to private companies and public organizations internationally.

Services

The Studio’s three core service areas are:

✓ Innovation Advisory

✓ Business Coaching for Start-ups

✓ Business Project Management
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Applied Expertise

We operate at the convergence of business, technology-driven innovation and people. With an inter-disciplinary approach, we help the Client define their business innovation strategy and help execute it. The Studio pragmatically supports organizations operating in a variety of industries, helping them in evolving their business through strategic innovation.

Value Network

The Studio synergically cooperates with selected Swiss and international qualified expert practitioners, specialized companies and institutional organizations, to provide integrated solutions to the Client while ensuring the effectiveness, efficiency, quality and excellence of the delivered services.

International Reach

The Studio is registered as a sole proprietorship firm under no. CHE-407.833.948 at the Registry of Commerce of Canton Ticino, Switzerland. Operating from a central european location well known for its reliability and highest quality standards, the Studio can efficiently serve Swiss domestic as well as international Clients.



While building and maintaining relationships based on trust, we operate abiding by the guiding values of professional ethics, confidentiality and reliability.

Services

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INNOVATION ADVISORY



Pragmatic no-frills advice and consulting for those organizations that want to develop or integrate innovative products, innovative services or innovative business models, in order to increase the value delivered to their clients and stakeholders and to gain competitive advantage.



A few examples of activities involved:



  • Startups Scouting for corporates or investors

  • Market Intelligence and Competitive Landscape Analysis

  • Market Competitive Positioning definition

  • Strategic Product & Technology Innovation Plan development

  • Business Model Innovation

  • Strategic Business Innovation Roadmap

  • Strategic Partnerships development

  • Technology Risk Assessment and Mitigation Plan

  • Company Turnaround support

  • Interim Management: Innovation Manager

  • Interim Management: Operations manager

  • Interim Management: CxO interim support

  • External Member appointment to the Advisory Board (business & technology expert profile).


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    BUSINESS COACHING FOR STARTUPS



    Innovative early stage Start-ups, growth stage Scale-ups and established Small-Medium Enterprises often move in dangerous unchartered territories, facing peculiar strategy and execution challenges on an daily basis.

    Two key success factor for entrepreneurs that are trying to improve the world through the development and launch of innovative products or services is the ability to remain focused and to act swiftly.

    And that’s why relying on a temporary pragmatic no-frills support from an external business coaching expert in the field can effectively provide a boost towards achieving the entrepreneur’s ambitious goals.



    A few examples of activities involved:



  • Initial critical assessment of the project or businesst

  • Business Model definition and validation

  • Unique Value Proposition and Unique Selling Proposition definition

  • Business Planning; Business Plan and component sub-plans redaction

  • Go-to-Market strategy

  • Prototyping, MVP and Product Development

  • Quick Product Market-fit Validation

  • Proof of Concept projects

  • Team development

  • Pricing definition

  • Service model e customer engagement model

  • Customer sales framework definition (Model; Sales process; Key Performance Indicators)

  • Agile Organizational Model design – Board of Directors, Governance, Management, Team, Advisors

  • Product Launch planning

  • Product Launch Readiness Assessment

  • Intellectual Property defense strategy review (trademarks, patents, know-how, domains, etc)

  • Pivoting options assessment

  • Pitch Deck crafting

  • Dry-run Presentations for feedback, refinement and tough questions handling preparation

  • Startup valuation

  • Investors readiness check

  • Financial planning, Finance structuring and Fundraising support (Business Angels, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Family Offices, UHNWI, new Token-based models)

  • Capital solutions, Deal structuring and Negotiation support

  • Public innovation funds search & publicly financed programs application support

  • ICO/STO/IEO Consulting and Advisory (business case; project set up; Whipe Paper; Tokenomics; 2-token models; technical-level help to the designated law firms to prepare enquiries and requests to the financial markets supervisory authorities; crypto exchanges identification support; etc)

  • Marketing strategy definition support (brand development, corporate image, traditional media, sectorial press, video teasers, technical forums, social media, international roadshow, website, promotional campaigns)

  • Strategic Partnerships and Joint-Ventures design and Negotiation advisory

  • Strategic Corporate Development plan & Business Development support


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    PROJECT MANAGEMENT SERVICES



    Outsourced business project management and technical project management services can benefit companies and organizations by offloading them from having to deal with the challenges of managing complex multi-stakeholders projects in constantly changing environments.

    We have matured, among others in particular, an important experience in managing projects that are based on key enabling technologies such as Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Assets, Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, Cyber Security.



    A few examples of activities involved:



  • Outsourced Business Project Management (ad-interim Project Managers and Project Team members appointments)

  • Business Program Management

  • Business Analysis

  • Business turnaround projects support

  • Preliminary Technical Feasibility Study

  • Solution Architecture and Design Review

  • Project Management of projects that are based on key enabling technologies such as Blockchain, Crypto & Digital Assets, Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, Cyber Security

  • Blockchain projects Advisory

  • Blockchain projects technical development (e.g. smart contracts dev. & audit, consensus algorithms definition, permissioned and permissionless blockchains)

  • Crypto projects consulting

  • Information Security consulting

  • Cyber Security consulting

  • Cyber Risk Insurance analysis and technical consulting

  • Auditing of company’s Internal Control Systems’ ITGCs

  • Auditing of Information Systems (IS/IT)

  • Auditing of Information Security (InfoSec)

  • Forensic Expert Witness service

  • Executive Training on blockchain and information security.

  • TEAM

    Claudio Bareato

    Founder and owner

    Claudio Bareato has 19+ years diversified hands-on experience matured internationally, initially with structured multinational corporations and later with small-medium sized organizations and innovative startups in a variety of industries.

    He has been a Coach and a Mentor for some highly renowned international Incubators and Accelerators dedicated to helping startups set up a profitable business as well as to launch and to scale their business globally. He has also been appointed as Jury member at various international startup pitching competitions, awards and hackathons. He is a member of the Swiss ICT Investor Club.

    He has obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP) international certification, and is a Member of the Order of Engineers and Architects of Canton Ticino (OTIA) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

    He has an interdisciplinary scientific education, having achieved graduate and postgraduate academic study programs in telecommunications engineering, information technology, forensic sciences (criminology – investigation – security – intelligence), clinical criminology and criminal psychology.

    Contact us at:

    ✉ info@bareato.ch

    Latest News


    • 7th-8th November 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been appointed Jury member for the 'AI & Blockchain Awards', organized by the Malta Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Summit that will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Malta. The Awards will be presented to the winners during the summit’s Awards Gala Dinner on the 7th November.

    • July-November 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been selected to be a Mentor to the MassChallenge Switzerland Acceleration program 2019 edition, to provide business mentoring to startups participating in this international startups acceleration program.

    • 22nd July – 4th December 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been selected to be a Coach to the Boldbrain Startup Challenge acceleration program 2019 edition, co-organized by the Innovation Agency of Canton Ticino and the CP Startup Promotion Centre incubator, to provide business coaching to startups participating in this Ticino-based Swiss startups acceleration program.

    • 10th June 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been invited to present and participate as a Panelist in the discussion panel on blockchain applied to the real estate domain titled “Blockchain: juridical experiments of a new technology; the first application cases in Italy and the future perspectives”, which has been organized as part of the 5th Annual Congress of the T.S.E.I. Association – Tavolo di Studio sulle Esecuzioni Italiane, held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Rome.

    • 28th May 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been appointed Jury member for the 'Startup Pitching Battle' held during the Startup DAYs 2019 co-organized by Digital Switzerland and Startup Days at the Kursaal in Bern.

    • 23rd-25th May 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been appointed Jury member at the 'Blockchain Pitch Battle (ICO-STO-IEO) ' startups competition at the Malta Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain Summit, to be held on 23rd-25th of May at the Hilton Hotel in Malta.

    • 14th May 2019
    As a Committee member of the Swiss Managers Association (SKO-ASC-ASQ) for Southern Switzerland Region, ing. C. Bareato organizes a seminar on the subject of Ethics and Integrity of Managers, to be given by Dott. Gaetano Megale at Hotel Pestalozzi in Lugano.

    • 8th-10th March 2019
    Ing. C. Bareato has been appointed Jury member at the 'START Hack 2019’ hackathon competition organized by START International at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), which has been the most entrepreneurial Hackathon in Europe, gathering more than 400 participants who have been challenged over 35 hours to solve concrete problem using technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, blockchain and internet of things.

    • 27th September 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato is invited as a panelist at the 4th CMC – CyberSecurity Management Challenges Symposium 2018, organized at the Franklin University in Lugano, which this year had as main theme “Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Security”. The contribution was given during the panel session on “Blockchain, Crypto Curencies and GDPR”.

    • July – December 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato has been selected to be a Coach to the Boldbrain Startup Challenge acceleration program 2018 edition, co-organized by the Innovation Agency of Canton Ticino and the CP Startup Promotion Centre incubator, to provide business coaching to startups participating in this Ticino-based Swiss startups acceleration program.

    • July 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato becomes a Mentor for the IEEE – Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The IEEE, headquartered in the USA, is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

    • June 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato becomes a Mentor for the Swiss Managers Association (SKO-ASC-ASQ) mentorship program. The ASQ is a 125-years-old no-profit Swiss umbrella association that defends and promotes the rights and interests of Swiss private and public Managers in all sectors.

    • 9th May 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato is invited as a Speaker to co-present giving a Seminar to describe and discuss an innovative distributed solution for secure crypto assets protection during the event organized by the Swiss Financial Technology Association at the USI – University of Southern Switzerland in Lugano (Università della Svizzera Italiana).

    • 27th-29th April 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato has been selected to be a Mentor to the Hack The City 2018 hackathon competition that takes place at USI – University of Southern Switzerland in Lugano (Università della Svizzera Italiana).

    • 22nd April 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato has been invited to present and participate as a Panelist during the discussion on “Risks and opportunities of cryptocurrencies and alternative currencies” with other professionals from the private-sector and representatives from the cantonal institutions, organized by the OtherMovie association during the Lugano Film Festival at the Congress Center in Lugano.

    • 16th April 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato is invited as a Speaker to co-present giving a Seminar titled “Decentralizing crypto assets protection”, at a dedicated event co-organized by the Swiss Financial Technology Association Lausanne Chapter and the HEIG-VD – Haute Ecole d'Ingénierie et de Gestion du Canton de Vaud at the University’s premises in Yverdon-les-Bains (Switzerland).

    • 16th April 2018
    Ing. C. Bareato is invited as a Speaker to give a Seminar on “Blockchain: potential disruption in the Humanitarian sector” to the Master of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management at USI – University of Southern Switzerland in Lugano (Università della Svizzera Italiana).

    • 20th-21st September 2017
    Ing. C. Bareato is invited as a Speaker at the 3rd CMC – CyberSecurity Management Challenges Symposium 2017, organized at the Franklin University in Lugano, which this year had as main theme “Cyber Security and its evolution: new approaches and policies”. The presentation has been given on the subject of ““Blockchain and the Security challenges & solutions of the evolving Crypto Finance space”.