Our Venture Collaborative Method

  • Align Strategy with Startups

    Align your strategic priorities within the global landscape of emerging technology

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    • Develop a platform for external innovation
    • Proactively engage and partner with ventures
    • Access disruptive technologies aligned with your business
    • Influence product and technology development 

  • Source, Filter and Incubate New Technologies

    Evaluate and engage with ventures earlier in the process, at scale

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    • Find untapped startup opportunities
    • Distill the venture ecosystem into actionable partners 
    • Foster new companies to pilot
    • Lead your industry in rolling out new technology

  • Invest​ ​Early​ ​in​ ​Emerging​ ​Technologies

    Create a roadmap to act on new technologies and markets

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    • Proactively identify opportunities
    • Build a case and plan for action
    • Test technologies from the venture ecosystem
    • Access capital-efficient R&D

  • Discover New Markets and Efficiencies

    Drive impact and capture value by engaging the venture ecosystem the right way

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    • Bridge the gap to early stage ventures
    • Leverage pilots to accelerate development
    • Achieve high strategic return with low financial risk
    • Grow with speed and agility at scale

Venture enabled innovation aligns the incentives of both enterprises and ventures. With TechNexus as your advocate, we’re as invested as you are in driving growth.

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What StitchFix’s IPO Can Teach Corporate America

One topic that gets discussed a lot here at TechNexus is how we should help the corporate partners that we invest alongside think about making the transition from transactional business models where you sell, say a treadmill, to longer term subscription or subscription-esque services where you're still providing that treadmill but also providing value added services on top of that, that improve over time by including customer data and feedback.

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Introducing Apartment One: The Office for Straight-from-University Entrepreneurs

Venture enabled innovation is a driving force of growth for enterprises and entrepreneurs. In addition to our work bridging the gap between these two groups from a strategy, investment, incubation and acceleration perspective, we also created a micro-community called Apartment One within the TechNexus Collaboration Center. The transition from university campus to city life can be tough. Add in the fact that these recent-graduates are also embarking on what is likely their first entrepreneurial endeavor, and it can seem nearly impossible.

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Cities Leveraging Analytics Platforms to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Corporations are not alone when it comes to gathering and interpreting data, and taking action based on the insights gleaned from the data. Increasingly, cities are pursuing and implementing tools to collect, make sense of, and act based on population and infrastructure-oriented data to improve urban efficiency and safety—to make cities work better for all of its constituents. The concept of “smart cities” has increased in popularity as a result, acting more as a catch-all for the kinds of innovations that ultimately ladder-up to these macro urban efficiency and safety goals.

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