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Stretching past entrepreneurial experiences into: Stretch Innovation

We offer you the dynamics you need in a constantly changing world where disruptions set the pace/set the rules of the game. Business model innovationOur services go from spotting opportunities to push innovation ‘stretch your business’, idea creation and validation ‘stretch your idea’  to shaping new ventures ‘stretch (y)our venture’. 
 
Carrying ‘towards solution’ as the main priority, not only advising but also executing roles as entrepreneurs in residence. Our solution-oriented approach also implies that all our services can be flexibly adapted to your needs: ranging from one-day workshops to A-Z fully customized tracks.

While the whole world was obliged to shut down, we took a stretch.
A stretch in entrepreneuring ourselves and facilitating success for others. After boosting Noah Retail, Stijn van Daele (Industrial Engineer) waters his own business ‘Stretch’ and hires 4 friends.
 
Stretch sprouts where bonds are forged: among friends.

Stijn and Filip Smet (Commercial Engineer) met while Filip was already running Lemon Companies, and spotted a match early on in supply and demand between them. Years and some solid business experiences later, a meet-up leads to Stijn channeling his ambitions in a project of Filip: Noah Retail -  software for kid- and baby stores. For the following 2 years Stijn expanded Noah from a cash register software to a platform where supplier and retailer connect. Resulting in an innovative enabler that channels communication among partners with one aligned goal: doing business optimally and efficiently.
The journey Noah Retail  took on, is exactly the journey Stretch can take you on.

As overused as the word ‘Innovation’ is,
as crucial it is to implement in these uncertain times.

A triangle being the strongest shape:
Filip and Stijn brought a third force aboard -  Fabian Van Kerckhove (Applied Economic Sciences).
The three of us founded Stretch in June.Now: three Civil Engineers, two Industrial Engineers and one other Commercial Engineer richer, we’re eager to stretch  your business.
Stretch being a service company with innovation playing the key role.As businesses were forced to take a long hard look in the mirror in times where Crisis is written with a capital, we hit the ‘raison d’être’ of Stretch Innovation. 

The Team

John Doe
Moyo CO-Founder

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Atena Stak
UI/UX Deisnger

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Susana Medy
Marketing

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Testimonials

What they think.

"It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen."
John Doe
Ztos Designer
"Your reputation is more important than your paycheck, and your integrity is worth more than your career."
Max Beqi
Atica Developer
"Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success."
Susana Medy
Amara CO-Founder
"It’s hard to do a really good job on anything you don’t think about in the shower."
Sam Miller
Moyo CO-Founder
"Anything that is measured and watched, improves."
Gabriela Mendosa
Utosia CFO
"Before dreaming about the future or making plans, you need to articulate what you already have going for you."
Atena Stak
Urban Designer