Written by Royal Montgomery, this article is a great starting point from which to define the essence of a startup studio.
He begins with clarification regarding what a startup studio is not, sighting the differences and thus outcomes between startup studios and venture capitalist firms.
Montgomery then provides a more detailed insight into the processes of a studio, describing the business model as a “blended incubator/ venture capitalist”.
What is yet more interesting is his analysis surrounding the profile of startup studio founders and their goals, and subsequent provision of studio examples.
Here’s the link to read the article: