Solving Corporate Challenges VIA STARTUP COLLABORATIONS

Through partnerships with startups and new technologies, we help our clients accelerate growth, obtain customer learnings and provide disruption insurance. Build for tomorrow with results today.

Clients Include
Anheuser Busch Inbev
Century Link
Constant Contact
John Hancock Insurance
Jpmorgan Chase
Oxygen Very Real
Ray Ban
Royal Caribbean
Southwest Airlines
State Farm
The  Body Shop

Global Innovation Community

500+ VCs, Seed Investors, Accelerators, University Labs and Scouts grant us unparalleled, advanced access to relevant solutions. Our team of unbiased corporate strategists build custom programs, select vetted partners and optimize to deliver results.

Win-Win Results. 100+ innovation programs resulting in over $12m in revenue for startups now collectively valued at over $2bn.

Results Include

VentureFuel Client Results: Major CPG

18.7% Sales Lift

VentureFuel Client Results: Major Alcohol Brand

5x Purchase Intent Lift

VentureFuel Client Results: Major CPG

9.3% Brand Lift

VentureFuel Client Results: Major CPG

22.8% Engagement (4x industry avg)

VentureFuel Client Results: Major CPG

73% Lift in Brand Consideration

Current programs

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The venturefuel visionaries

Visionaries are defined as having extraordinary foresight and imagination. Those who can see what isn't there. They can imagine the unimaginable and they have the grit to make it happen. Business Visionaries are the change-agents embracing new opportunities to drive outsized results. From the C-Suite to the up-and-coming disruptors, they are blazing new paths, discovering inventive solutions and powering the future. Join us each week as we speak with these Visionaries on our podcast: the entrepreneurs, investors and corporate leaders driving transformative change across business and society.

Intrapreneurship Unlocked

Cisco's Elizabeth Bieniek

by Vanessa Rosado | 2022–04–13

How do you bring the entrepreneurial mindset to a large organization to drive change and unlock growth from within?

Meet Elizabeth Bieniek – she pioneers internal startups for Cisco's multibillion-dollar Collaboration & Security business using her expertise in building empowered teams that effectively navigate internal corporate workings to operate like a startup & deliver bleeding-edge products & solutions inside of the parent company.

In this podcast episode, we sit down with her to talk about intrapreneurship and the Metaverse.

Published On: 2022-04-13
Accessible Adaptogens

Heywell Co-Founder Britt Dougherty

by Vanessa Rosado | 2022–03–23

In this podcast episode, we speak with Britt Dougherty, Co-Founder of heywell, about making wellness simpler & more accessible for everyone, their new flavor that was an award finalist for the Best New Beverage of 2022 at Expo West, and how she and Co-Founder Ashley Selman went rogue to start their company.

Previously, Britt and Ashley held Senior Vice President positions at MillerCoors.

They found that wellness solutions often prioritized function over flavor, and wanted to make something that was good for them, delicious, and inclusive. heywell is proud to be a certified women-owned business, and as part of their mission, they donate 1% of sales to nonprofits advocating inclusion.

Published On: 2022-03-23
Fighting Invisibility

The Martin Agency CEO Kristen Cavallo

by Vanessa Rosado | 2022–03–16

Can you be a cool swashbuckling mom and a visionary CEO? Once you meet Kristen Cavallo you will know it is possible.

In this podcast episode, we speak with Kristen Cavallo, CEO of The Martin Agency, about leveling the playing field for women in leadership and tying diversity to business goals.

The Martin Agency is Adweek's US Agency of the Year for 2 years in a row.

Kristen creates impactful ideas for clients like GEICO, Oreo, UPS, Old Navy, and Doordash, and she was on the very first panel of Rogue Women I. She is on a mission to fight invisibility through breakthrough work, inclusive culture, and eradicating the wage gap by race and gender.

Published On: 2022-03-16
Brave Commerce

Profitero President Sarah Hofstetter

by Vanessa Rosado | 2022–03–09

In this podcast episode, we speak with Sarah Hofstetter, President of Profitero, about how to future-proof your business, the opportunities for omnichannel marketing, and how to continuously pivot to serve clients better.

Profitero is the leading global eCommerce intelligence platform.

Previously, Sarah spent 13 years at award-winning advertising agency 360i, most recently as Chairwoman and CEO, growing the agency from $5M to $180M by continuously pivoting company offerings to be aligned with changes in consumer behavior.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Campbell Soup Company and is the host of the Brave Commerce podcast.

Published On: 2022-03-09

Ventures To Watch

We evaluate thousands of emerging technologies and pioneering startups from around the world. Each week we highlight one that we believe can drive significant value for corporations.

Alphonso (LG Ads) enables smarter connected TV advertising. As the market leader in TV data and measurement software, Alphonso provides brands and agencies with real-time ad campaign measurement, closed-loop attribution for TV ads and TV audience extension across digital devices. Their success has not gone unnoticed, with LG recently investing $80M to leverage their software, data analytics and media activation capabilities across LG's home entertainment products. Listen to our conversation with Co-Founder Raghu Kodige on Apple or Spotify.

What's next now

Our events  unite leading investors, founders and corporate innovators to discuss the transformation of business and society through product, service and technological innovation.  We recognize the trailblazers collaborating to shape tomorrow's change, today.

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