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Discover exciting startups

Get access to the ideas of tomorrow

Startups are the „laboratories of the future“. Their flexibility, proximity to the customer and lean structures are key assets in our complex business world. NVS opens the door to getting to know the right startups that complement your business.

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Bring innovation into your company

Working with startups improves your innovation process

Markets are changing faster than companies and their business models. There’s is a high pressure to innovate, but in-house innovation processes need time and they are expensive. Cooperating with startups gives you a head start on products and business models of the future.

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Dive into entrepren- eurial culture

Bring new impulses to your company culture

The best results can always be expected when a diverse group of people -your team and dynamic entrepreneurs- are working together. Therefore, getting in touch with the vibrant startup culture that has taken up speed all over the world will challenge outdated assumptions.

Who are we?

We are passionate about building bridges

We build on a longstanding experience in corporate, startup, not-for-profit and public service organizations. We stand for collaboration that allows businesses to thrive. This is why we focus on enabling alliances that foster innovation and redesign business models.

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Creating win-win situations for mutual benefit

The haves and needs of startups and corporations complement each other in many ways, creating various opportunities for cooperation.

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CORPORATES NEED
  • Innovative technology and business models
  • Fast-paced product development cycles and market proximity
  • Entrepreneurial energy
STARTUPS NEED
  • Partners with track record and experience
  • Financial resources and infrastructure
  • Experienced management

How we work in 4 steps

We value a targeted approach with the aim of bringing innovation into your company and connecting startups and corporations on eye-level

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Defining innovation needs

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Global startup scouting

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Screening & Filtering

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Facilitating cooperation

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Our Model of Cooperation

Depending on your innovation objectives, there are various ways of cooperating with startups. We have developed a model that caters to different needs and expectations and involves several levels of how working with startups can look like.

  • Customer Relationship: sourcing products or services from the startup
  • Distribution Partnership: leveraging partners and networks to pioneer new ways of distribution for respective products
  • Development Partnership: cooperating in terms of resources and expertise in order to complement R&D
  • Joint Venture: developing a new project together based on the expertise and interests of both parties
  • Direct Investment: having a financial stake in the development of the startup
KARTHIK REDDY, BLUME VENTURES, INDIA.

Even with top notch R&D departments, large corporates are always going to be humbled by the innovation of young startups and their founders, who will always challenge the status quo and develop products, go-to-market strategies and sustainable business models for their innovations.