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Welcome to Your Business Lab

Your Business Lab provides advice as well as business services to medium sized technology businesses and M&A advice to financial investors in the software and IT services markets.

Services for Technology Companies

Your Business Lab provides advice and business services to small and medium sized technology businesses (100 – 1000 employees) in the areas of:

  • Company Strategy (Product, Go-to-Market, Internationalization)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital Measures (incl. contacts to funds and angel investors)
  • Operational Excellence (Processes, Organization, Systems)
  • Turnaround Management / Restructuring
  • Board Seats
  • Interim Management

Most of our industry customers are Cyber-Security and Cloud Computing  vendors and service providers.

Services for Private Equity or Tech Funds

YBL has assisted numerous well respected funds in Europe and the US to identify and successfully acquire high-tech companies in the software and services space with a particular focus on the Cyber-Security and Cloud Computing (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) markets.

We can assist you in the following areas:

  • Scouting of Targets
  • Due Diligence Support
    (e.g. market health, assessment of target’s technology and go-to-market strategies)
  • Post Closing Support
    (e.g. non-executive board seats, hands-on management support, US market entrance, product portfolio management)
  • Exit Process

About Us

The founders of YBL Switzerland and Germany have hands-on experience as C-level executives and board members at various Software, SaaS and IT Services companies. Some of the past and current engagements are listed below:

Martin Wuelfert

  • Founder and General Manager of Your Business Lab Switzerland
  • Co-Founder and General Manager of Your Business Lab Germany
  • Chairman of SHD AG (ERP Software)
  • Chairman (NED) of the board at Calligo (IaaS)
  • Non-executive board m ember at PDV (ECM Software)
  • Non-executive board member at SecureLink (Cyber-Security Integration and MSSP)
  • CEO of DCSO Deutsche Cyber-Sicherheitsorganisation GmbH (MSSP)
  • CEO of Transporeon Group (SaaS)
  • CEO of Utimaco Safeware AG, a German public company listed in the Prime Standard (Cyber-Security Software)
  • General Manager of Novartis Animal Health GmbH, Germany
  • Integration Manager, Novartis in Australia and New Zealand
  • Reorganization Manager, Novartis Animal Health Headquarters, Switzerland
  • Member of the International Business Strategy Group for Novartis Animal Health
  • CIO of the Ciba-Geigy AG (later Novartis AG) Animal Health Division
  • Co-founder of a start-up in Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming

Christian Bohne

  • Co-Founder and General Manager of Your Business Lab Germany
  • COO of a high-tech company
  • Integration Manager at SecureLink
  • CFO of Utimaco Safeware AG, a German public company listed in the Prime Standard
  • CFO Ditec Informationstechnologie AG, Muenchen / Germany
  • Director Corporate Controlling, Jenoptik AG, Jena / Germany
  • Team Leader for Equity Holdings and Privatization, Treuhandanstalt Berlin
  • Corporate Finance Department, Wella AG, Darmstadt / Germany