Strategic Start-up Engagement
Successfully collaborating with start-ups allows large companies to rapidly access new business models, channels, and efficiencies as well as build effective routes to acquisition. We deliver high impact, strategic partnerships between corporates and startups for clients including BP, Fannie Mae, Unilever, ITV and Facebook.
These range from start-up partnerships and technology procurement through to joint ventures and early-stage investing.
Our Principles #
Deep Strategic Understanding
Our team work with you to deeply understand your strategic priorities and constraints, leveraging the best of your internal knowledge & network.
Unrivalled Deal Flow & Diligence
Our methodology combines accumulated insight and deal flow from the world’s leading entrepreneur network with public data sources and an advanced tracking tool to provide you with unrivalled deal flow and insight.
Our tried-and-tested methodologies across start-ups partnerships, joint ventures and corporate venturing maximise your impact and help you avoid common pitfalls.
Practiced Entrepreneurial Support
Our team will support you through the process end-to-end, guiding your teams and embedding robust and repeatable capabilities.
Our Approach #
We support clients on a long-term programme basis, or for individual project sprints.
Consumer / Strategic Start-Up Engagement
Setting up Unilever Foundry and sourcing start-ups and tech companies to solve major business challenges
Consumer / Delivery Capability
Multinational Drinks Company
Designing the process for systematically engaging with start-ups at scale