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Investing in innovation is a proven strategy for success. Innovative companies are more resilient for crises, are more attractive to new talent and are more likely to play a decisive role in the future of their industry. Sounds promising, doesn’t it?
Open innovation in particular allows large corporations to increase agility while exploring new types of partnerships and businesses. Collaborating with startups will create new opportunities. But don’t be fooled. Corporate venturing needs a solid strategy and an experienced team to make it work. We can help you with that.
Corporate venturing has matured over time and more and more companies evolve from innovation theater towards real impactful strategies. But how do you start?
‘What do you want to get out of these startup collaborations’ sounds like a straightforward question, but all too often it’s a difficult one to answer. We can help you define the goals and vision that are crucial to make corporate venturing a success.
Questions diving deeper into today’s strategy, visibility and organization in terms of corporate venturing and each stakeholder’s personal view on the future initiatives ⇒ recommendations & specific actions
What solutions are you looking for? What startups are you looking for? What would make the innovation activities successful?
What's the value proposition towards startups? How will you make your activities visible in the startup ecosystem? How will you create internal visibility to ensure maximum innovation return?
What is the envisaged structure / operational organisation? Governance structure? Capabilities needed?
We support your corporate venturing journey from strategy to execution. We have the expertise and experience to support you with:
M&A support specifically for startup targets
Spin offs for mature ventures of the company
Set up a CVC fund from A-Z
Set up your own accelerator programme
Set up a Venture client model to start strategic partnerships with startups
By collaborating with startups, established companies can generate a large number of advantages for themselves. Yet, the startups also benefit from cooperating with experienced entrepreneurs – making this a classic win-win situation.
Together with Antwerp Management School, we created a small community of innovation or corporate venture leaders within Belgium. On a frequent base, we come together to discuss corporate venturing topics and learn from each other’s experiences.