We have defined, developed and launched new digitally-enabled revenue lines and ventures delivering multi-million pound revenues to clients including Halma, Shell, ITV, Fannie Mae and Capita.

We can help you determine and validate your most valuable strategic opportunities and evaluate the full range of routes to market, including through commercial partnerships and new-to-world builds. Our Entrepreneurial Growth approach allows us to rapidly deliver and validate minimum viable products that have an outsized chance of succeeding

Our Principles #

Founder-as-a-Service

We act as founders of the opportunity with you, doing everything a founder would to make it successful.

First Principles Thinking

We look afresh at your identified customer problems, solutions, assets and team to make sure that venture is targeting the biggest opportunity with the highest chance of success.

Hypothesis-based

For every proposition, we explicitly list the assumptions which underpin success and systematically test them to build confidence and learn.

Pattern Recognition

Our team of experienced founders, VCs and corporate advisors have built and scaled technology businesses, giving us deep understanding of how to go-to-market and scale.

De-risked Milestones

We help our clients to structure investment in growth propositions as a venture founder would, giving autonomy between rounds, but increasing financial exposure only with confidence.

Our Approach #

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    1. EXPAND

    Have we understood the problem from first principles? Do we have visibility into the full landscape of potential opportunities?

    Focusing on the most expansive version of the problem, we identify existing assumptions and use first principles thinking to understand the full potential suite of solutions.

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    2. VALIDATE & ITERATE

    Do we have the data we need to validate the concept and its commercial potential?

    Deeply interrogate a handful of concepts by structuring initial UX, businesses cases and routes to market. Validate key hypotheses using a variety of qualitative and qualitative data points.

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    3. PITCH

    Do we have buy-in and funding to invest into developing the concept?

    Develop and deliver a data-backed venture style pitch deck to the budget holders.

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    4. PROVE VALUE

    Do we have the data to prove product-market fit and technical / operational feasibility?

    Create and operate a minimum viable product at enough scale to prove customer acceptance and product-solution fit.

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    5. COMMERCIALISE & SCALE

    Do we have the investment, set-up and team required to capture and scale this new opportunity?

    Make key hires and work with carefully selected development and marketing agencies to build and launch a scalable product.

We deliver these ventures independently or in mixed teams with your talent.