Corporate-Venture-Capital

Why Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)?

It is a practice where a large firm takes an equity stake in (or enters into a joint venture arrangement with) a small but innovative or specialist firm, to which it may also provide management and marketing expertise. The objective is to gain a specific competitive advantage. Corporate venture capital (CVC) weaves innovation and venturing into the fabric of corporate and government organizations’ to help them stay relevant and grow. Our offerings play a critical role in addressing your organization’s difficult economic environment and employment needs.

Disruptive startups are challenging corporates from all industries and we are expecting more disruptive competition during the next five years. So truly innovative corporates are transforming their industries from within or entering entirely new industries and markets This is done using several operating models such as corporate venture capital, incubators, accelerators and design thinking to drive results.

Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) has become a vital factor in many companies’ pursuit for growth. By investing and matching with several innovative startups, corporates can access new areas of IP development, extend innovative capacity and be more outward-looking not only allowing them to be more responsive to trends and changes, but in some cases leading such change.


How we can help ?

We understand the challenges a company faces setting up and running a Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) business. Our experience leading Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) funds, accelerators and incubators position us as your innovation partner of choice. Our services encompass helping you build an innovation culture within your organization, developing your innovation strategy and framework and matching you with the right startups to solve your challenges. We finally help you set up your own venture arm by creating, implementing and running a Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) business, putting us in a unique position to advise the Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) throughout its lifetime.

Offering Programs

Visibility & Culture

3offerings

Building Capabilities And Enhancing Engagement.

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Education
Corporate Ecosystem Partner
Access

CVC Strategy & Framework

5offerings

Designing Your Innovation Strategy

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Education
Corporate Ecosystem Partner
Access
Ideation & Hackathon
CVC Strategy & Framework

Innovation Lab

1offerings

Matching and Incubating Startup

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Startup Matching
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CVC

1offerings

Establishing Your CVC Strategy and Fund

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Funding


Offering Description Academy Access

Education

100 seats per annum (A seat is a reserved spot per class)


Through the Cribb Academy, your employees will have a selection of over 30+ innovation training courses, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship workshops and seminars designed specifically for corporates and government agencies for fostering innovation and creativity. The Cribb Academy currently offers 4 learning tracks:
  1. Entrepenuership Track
  2. Startup Biz Track
  3. Startup Tech Track
  4. Corporate Innovation Track
Each track is tailor-made for corporate and government innovators and entrepreneurs embarking on a new venture or designing new products and business models.

Condition : 20 seats per course or seminar

Corporate Ecosystem Partner


SPACE

You will have full access to our state of the art co-working space and its facilities, which also can serve as your innovation center.

Condition: Bookings of Space at The Cribb are for half day and full day only along with refreshments.

DIGITAL


We will help you in positioning your organization on The Cribb Online website as a Corporate Ecosystem Partner; availing a promotional spot on our newsletter; and, promoting your innovation activities to our community in many different ways, to include:
  1. Display your Logo on The Cribb Online Website as Corporate Venture Partner for 1 year from signing.
  2. The Cribb e-Newsletter–Your Logo will display on all The Cribb email promotional communications as a Corporate Venture Partner. Promotional emails are sent to verified 40,000+ emails in our databases. Your logo will be hyperlinked to your own landing page.
  3. Special Email e-Newsletters–We would send 2 specific email shoots a year on your behalf to our databases to promoteyour own innovation activities. Content of the email shoots will be specificallycrafted by our online editors.

Cribb EVENTS

Sponsor 1 Event per annum
Unlimited Access for your Employees to all The Cribb events


1. You will have the chance to sponsor The Cribb events such as Meetups, VentureCafe, and others (excluding third party events) which will be facilitated by your own representatives.
2. Full access for a year to all your employees to attend Cribb Events in Dubai, UAE.

Condition: The Event Sponsorship shall be on first come first serve basis. There may be multiple sponsors for each event.

Access

GLOBAL EVENTS

4 Tickets per annum

Your organization will have a limited number tickets to attendglobal events at regional and international locations (Such as TechCrunch, Lean Startup Summit, WebSummit, Tech in Asia, Global Innovation Summit) to involve in and to understand the activities of a mature startup ecosystems.

Condition: The Cribb will partner with organizers of various global events every year. The list will be available at the beginning of the calendaryear. Tickets shall be available on first come first serve bases. Travel, Visa & Accommodation costs are excluded.

Benchmarking

2 participants per year

Your organization can participate on a traveling benchmarking tour guided by our representative to one or more countries with advanced entrepreneurial ecosystems and innovation centers. The benchmarking trips would help you in understanding corporate innovation efforts, culture & models and what benefits these activities reap internally and externally.
For instance, the participants will visit and explore Scandinavian Government Agencies & Ministries deploying innovation models or a benchmarking tripto the Silicon Valley, USA and visit Innovation Labs, Venture Capital firms,and Startup spaces.Participants will receive lectures on differentinnovation strategies, discuss and share innovation and investment opportunities with their counterparts, and return with an action plans.

Condition: The Cribb would organize a fixed number of global benchmarking trips. The list of the trips would be available at the beginning of the calendar year. Travel, Visa & Accommodation costs are excluded.

Ideation & Hackathon

2 events per annum

The Cribb will facilitate an Ideation workshop of one day for your employees for brainstorming and generating ideas for your own corporate themes and challenges. Advance methodologies such as Lego Serious Play and other innovation tools shall be deployed for identifying and evaluating ideas.
Based on your proposed theme or challenge, you will have the chance to sponsor your own startup event (such as Idea Olympic or Hackathon) where we connect you with various startups and/or entrepreneurs which can help you find new opportunities or solve a particular challenge.

CVC Strategy & Framework

80 Hours

The CVC Strategy & Framework service is only available for the co-design package. The Cribb will design an Innovation Governance and Corporate Venture Model that is specific for you in collaboration with the key stakeholders/Innovation Champions of your organization.
Schedule:
  • Meeting with Key Stakeholders and understanding the historical activities on innovation and discuss the innovation governance strategy that would be tailor made for your organization.
  • Drafting a corporate venture innovation strategy for the organization looking at the best practice and the industry sector.
  • Finalizing the Innovation Governance strategy and Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Model with key stakeholders in your organization.
Outcome: Presenting a strategy report and jotting key next steps for implementing the Innovation Governance and Corporate Venture model.

Conditions:
  • Consulting engagement shall require 90 days’ prior notice.
  • TThe detailed terms of consulting shall be agreed in a separate consulting agreement prior to the commencement of the service.

Startup Matching & Acceleration

Minimum 5 startups per annum

The Startup Matching and Acceleration service is only available for the Innovation Lab package. We will utilize the ideas generated previously from the Ideation Workshop by employees, startups hackathons and/or sponsored events to design a New Technology Product, a New Service, or a New Venture.
We will help you set up an acceleration program to match you with startups who will help you achieve your innovation strategy by:
  • Identifying specific themes and challenges that align with your corporate innovation objectives and strategy
  • Recruiting a cohort of global or local innovative startups who have innovative ideas that align with your specific corporate challenges
  • Running a tailored 3 to 4 month corporate accelerator program in which the startups are mentored and get their ideas validated
  • The accelerated companies enter a three month incubation period. You can choose to integrate the end product into your business or to take an equity position with the startup

Conditions:
  • The service shall require 90 days’ prior notice.
  • The detailed terms of consulting shall be agreed in a separate services agreement prior to the commencement of the service.

Funding

This is the final step to become an active CVC player. We will help you develop an end-to-end platform for global and local startups by creating your own fund to invest in startup relevant to your business theme.

Conditions:
  • The service shall require 90 days’ prior notice.
  • The detailed terms shall be agreed in a separate services agreement prior to the commencement of the service.

ANGEL NETWORK MEMBERSHIP

1 Membership

For Venture package, we provide a one-year membership in KEIRETSU FORUM Angel Network – Dubai Chapter. KEIRETSU FORUM isthe largest global angel Network in the world with 2500+ angel investors from 45 different countries. You will receive 1 membership for 1 year in Dubai – UAE chapter and will also have access to deal-flow, training, and investors from:
  1. Dubai
  2. Paris
  3. Pebble Beach
  4. Philadelphia
  5. Pittsburgh
  6. Portland
  7. Prague
  8. Rockies
  9. San Diego
  10. San Francisco
  11. Seattle
  12. Shanghai
  13. Singapore
  14. Silicon Valley
  15. Spokane-Inland
  16. Stockholm (Nordics)
  17. Tel Aviv
  18. Toronto
  19. Vancouver
  20. Vancouver, BC
  21. Vaughan, Ontario
  22. Ventura County
  23. Washington D.C.
  24. Waterloo-Wellington
  25. Andalucia
  26. Atlanta
  27. Bangalore
  28. Barcelona
  29. Beijing
  30. Boise
  31. Chennai
  32. Donostia/San Sebastián
  33. East Bay
  34. Istanbul
  35. Jakarta
  36. Kirkland-Eastside
  37. London
  38. London, Ontario
  39. Los Angeles
  40. Madrid
  41. Miami
  42. Mumbai
  43. New York
  44. North Bay
  45. Orange County

The benefits of the KEIRETSU FORUM Angel Network include:
  1. The membership has the opportunity to screen high quality, diverse investment opportunities at the monthly deal screening and Keiretsu Forum.
  2. Expanded relationships built across industries that affect one another.
  3. Members enjoy collaborative business and social relationships between different chapters.
  4. Members have access to a broad network of successful entrepreneurs.
  5. Active participation in the Keiretsu Forum committee system.
  6. Wide range of social activities that strengthen and build trusted relationships.

Condition: Membership in the KEIRETSU FORUM is restricted to qualifiedinvestors and requires initial screening.

Investment Due-Diligence Reports

2 Startups per annum

For Venture Program, we will provide you with following comprehensive Due-diligence report on start-ups of your choice:
  • Pre or Post revenue technology startups.
  • Angel to Series ‘B’ Stage.
  • Highly Accurate Valuations.
  • Startup Team Stress Test.
  • SWOT Analysis.
  • Market Data Summary.
  • In Depth Company Report.
  • In Depth Business Report.
  • In Depth Financial Due Diligence.
  • Current and Future Legal Due Diligence and Suggested Investment Structure from our appointed lawyer(s).
  • Transaction and Term-Sheets Structuring.

Conditions: Investors and Startups would need to provide required business model, market research, financial plans and other information for enabling us and our partners in conducting Due Diligence and providing the investment reports.
The Due Diligence Reports shall be provided on an “as-is” basis and shall have customary disclaimers.

Management Dashboard

A Digital dashboard to check the live status of the package and to manage your program details, users subscriptions, billing, administration, engagement and various bookings under your program.



Additions

ANGEL NETWORK MEMBERSHIP

1 Membership

We provide a one-year membership in KEIRETSU FORUM Angel Network – Dubai Chapter. KEIRETSU FORUM is the largest global angel network in the world with 2500+ angel investors from 45 different countries. You will receive 1 membership for 1 year in Dubai – UAE chapter and will also have access to deal-flow, training, and investors from 45 cities.

Management Dashboard

A digital dashboard to check the live status of the package and to manage your program details, users subscriptions, billing, administration, engagement and various bookings under your package.

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