Helping build a scalable future
The retailer was looking for ways to defend their business model and extend their innovation efforts. They had never invested in a startup, and all of their growth was organic store growth.
- A strategy for investing
- Processes for evaluating and managing opportunities
- Support for startup scouting, due diligence, and deal reviews.
- Strategic support for research and pilot execution.
The company engaged ID8 to provide support across numerous efforts including the development of an emerging innovation team focused on partnership, investment, and new revenue growth.
- Landscape research
- Startup ecosystem development
- Deal and term sheet review
- M&A analysis
- Strategic partnership charters
- Portfolio management support
Strategic Investments Executed