Your opportunity for corporate matchmaking

Technology Initiative

Are you looking for ways how to boost your startup by partnering with relevant corporates? Let us help you.

We are looking for innovative technology focused startups who are interested in solving business challenges together with our corporate partners.

 

 

 

Experienced early-stage VC investor providing corporate venturing opportunities for technology startups

We understand the unique challenges faced by technology startups as we have been investing and supporting their growth since 2015. Explore our portfolio here. Examples of two success stories include our exit from Ginolis and investment in PS Audio Design.

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Co-create together with industry leaders

 

Together with our initiative partners, we are looking for innovative Nordic & Baltic startups that are developing technology-themed solutions in various use cases in sectors such as industry, smart city, digital energy and cyber-physical security. 

Our partners are for example looking for ways to improve industrial processes and planning, quality and cost-effectiveness as well as utilizing data and digitalization. 

 

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How do we do this

 

Our initiative supports you throughout the process, giving your business the opportunity to validate your solution and develop it in a real-world setting together with industry leaders.  

We will match-make your solution with our corporate partner and prepare you for meetings with them. What we expect from you is that you have proof of concept, a genuine interest in co-creating with a corporate, and can dedicate an ample amount of your time to the process. 

Venturing right now

 

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Etteplan

Co-create with our partner Etteplan

With Etteplan we are looking for new innovative solutions within all three of their service areas. We are interested in new interesting and proven technologies, with references within the following business areas: software and embedded solutions, solutions for industrial equipment & plant engineering, and technical documentation solutions.

 

1-3 startups will be chosen to co-create and develop mutual business models with Etteplan, with the aim of starting a commercial pilot. To these companies, co-creation can open access to new customers and partners. Etteplan’s team is committed to bringing their know-how about technologies and processes for concrete mutual results.

 

Etteplan is a progressive group of over 3300 global engineering specialists who are working to spark positive change in the world of engineering.

 

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Open Call

Get on our radar

We are scouting startups on an ongoing basis to see if your technology solutions match our partners needs.

 

Our core technology sector is within industry 4.0 applications, but we are also interested in smart city, digital energy and cyber-physical security innovations, especially with enabling technologies such as AI, 3D/4D modeling, frontier hardware, photonics & electronics, and blockchain.

 

If you are interested in corporate venturing in the future with us and our partners, make sure you send us your information! 

Waiting is wasting – Next steps

Recognize your opportunity
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Recognize your opportunity
If you feel that your solution may match what our partners are looking for, the first step is to get on our radar by sending us your information.

Deep Dives
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Deep Dives
If/when a match is identified, the most relevant startups will be invited to deep dive meetings and present their solutions to our corporate partners.

Co-create new business opportunities
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Co-create new business opportunities
If mutual interest is found during the deep dive meetings, further discussions will take place on when and how to start co-creating together, supported by an advisor board meant to help identify new business opportunities together.

Continued partnership
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Continued partnership
After the facilitated co-creation period, the goal is that you and our partner will have created a partnership bringing value to both of your business.

Take this opportunity to co-create with industry leaders

 

FAQ

 

How much does it cost?

For the chosen startups, nothing. All we ask of you is that you have the right solution, are business driven, have proof of concept, and are committed to putting in the work together with our partners

What is Innovestor's role in the initiative?

We find innovative startups on behalf of our partners and facilitate the matchmaking and co-creation processes

Why should I choose you?

As an early-stage VC we analyze hundreds of potential startups every month but we want to offer something more than just being the money. That’s why we have developed our corporate venturing services for corporations, as an additional channel for how we can support not only the growth of our own portfolio companies but also other startups helping the startup ecosystem on a whole.

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