Our team is committed
to your success.

ABOUT US

We bring an international perspective, entrepreneurial experience, a rich history of working on strategic innovation with pioneering companies, as well as our Silicon Valley methods to help you succeed.

About ABC

ABC (Acceleration Business City) is the private acceleration group dedicated to the best entrepreneurs from all over the world.

Focusing on strong, globally ambitious startups with a finished product, ABC accelerates multiple generations of startups every year. It sources startups through a Global network of institutions such as incubators, universities, and co-working spaces, and brings them to-wards its network of investors and corporations.

About EDG

Enterprise Development Group is a consulting and training firm specializing in business strategy, innovation best practices, organization design, and leadership development for businesses facing complex change. Since 1986, EDG has successfully improved the performance of companies around the world and across a wide range of industries—from high tech to sustainability, hospitality to healthcare, academia to energy, transportation to telecommunications, and manufacturing to media. EDG’s seasoned facilitators bring an expert perspective and years of real-world experience to enabling companies to strengthen their innovation capability. EDG enables organizations to “innovate at startup speed” internally, and to connect and co-create with external startups and innovators as well.

While offering innovation programs at client’s sites, EDG also offers Silicon Valley Innovation Immersion Programs, where leaders and teams travel to Silicon Valley to meet with startups and innovators that are potentially disrupting their industries and opening up new opportunities for the future.

We believe most people long to achieve something great. Our work is about proving that you can—when imagination and conviction meet bold strategy and disciplined implementation.

Our client roster includes: Alibaba, AXA Insurance, BBC, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery Communications, Dole Foods, Egmont, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, NTT, Panera Bread, Philips Swisscom, Texas Health Resources and the U.S. Air Force, and many others.

THE TEAM

Lisa Friedman - EDG, Co-founder
Laszlo Gyorffy - EDG, President
Herman Gyr - EDG, Co-founder
Dejan Roljic - ABC, Founder & CEO
Ana Lukner - ABC, Managing Director of ABC Silicon Valley
Urska Jez - ABC, Co-founder & Managing Director of ABC Slovenia
Julij Bozic - ABC, Co-founder
Myriam Gröbli - EDG, Switzerland’s Country Manager
Jörg Gröbli - EDG, Switzerland’s Country Manager
Jan Künne - Founder "training & beyond" Germany, Advisory Board Member "The Indian Advantage Summit" Bangalore, EDG Networkpartner

OUR CLIENTS

AXA
AirBUS
Alibaba
Apple
Audi
BBC
DormaKaba
IBM
Intel
Kaiser Permanente
LIDL
Logitech
Lufthansa
Panasonic
Samsung
Stanford University
Swiss Post
SwissAir
Swisscom
Toyota
Travel Channel
US Air Force
UniCredit Group
Vodafone