Discover Investment Opportunities in Overlooked Markets and Founders

How We Work With Corporates and VCs

Discovering new business opportunities often lies outside the organisation. With a portfolio of over 10,000 qualified companies, we provide our clients and investors with access to strategically aligned startups that match their specific interest areas to stay competitive.

Corporate Benefits

Discover new opportunities

Find relevant startups to pilot with, invest in, or acquire to create new product lines and optimise costs.

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Drive cultural change

Expose your employees to the entrepreneurial mindset of startups and instil a culture of experimentation.

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Enhance brand equity

Strengthen your positioning as a global innovation player and leading startup development contributor

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Get access to bespoke startup dealflow

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Investor Benefits

Spot earlier opportunities

Improve the diversity of your pipeline and discover promising companies earlier in their lifetime. We tap into our wider network of partners and “walk the streets” to identify high-quality, early-stage companies in Central Eastern Europe that are unlikely to appear on databases such as Crunchbase, AngelList or Dealroom.

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Join as a partner

Become a strategic partner or investor in one of our ventures. Join our advisory board, have a seat at the table and be the first to access new thinking  and influence the direction of our companies.

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News & Events

Venture Building

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5 Benefits of creating a corporate startup together with external entrepreneurs

Some corporations, including Google, Cisco or Axa have successfully developed their own “venture studios”, launching numerous new businesses over the course of several years. However, most of these ventures once validated are spun-out and not developed internally. Netflix spun out its “Netflix Box” division, which became Roku -- a company that now has a $4 billion-plus market cap. Fog Creek Software (now Glitch) spun out Trello and Stack Overflow. Cisco spun out -- and subsequently acquired -- three different startups from the same group of founders. However many more had tried but failed to deliver the expected results and had their units closed.

Venture Building

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What is a Venture Validation Sprint and how can you use it to de-risk your corporate startup failing?

In this article, we’ll explore the first phase of the venture building process - a 2-3 months venture validation sprint covering the building blocks of start-up creation: idea generation, validation and pre-launch execution. This process is designed to quickly identify, validate and test new concepts and de-risk the chances of failure when scaling the business further.

Media for Equity

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B2C startups are the best candidates for Media for Equity deals

Media for Equity is an investment model viewed as an alternative to the traditional VC (Venture Capital) where Media Groups offer media resources in form of advertising to companies in exchange for equities and capital. The deals are usually done through a third party, known as a Media for Equity investment fund. Learn more about the best candidates for Media for Equity deals.