Connect and collaborate with leading innovators to fuel growth.
There is too much happening outside of your company walls to ignore. We help you find technologies and partners to deliver on innovation and growth opportunities. Imagine, the best innovators in the areas that matter to you, focusing their own efforts in support of your goals. You’ll see important benefits through this approach:

  • Gain early access to the best innovators and technologies
  • Dramatically improve time to market with ready-to-go solutions
  • Anticipate market inflections and disruptive trends
  • Create a network of partners for recurring collaboration
  • Develop more entrepreneurial mindsets ‘from the outside in’

Engaging the Ecosystem


Collective Discovery
Venture2 helps you leverage the innovation ecosystem to inform and power your innovation strategy. Learn to engage in new ways with customers and market players to bring new leveragable capabilities to your innovation efforts.

Partner Co-innovation
We help you create a pipeline of external technologies that can extend and improve your core business efforts. And we’ll show you how to co-create transformative new businesses in partnership with startups and entrepreneurs.

Venture2’s innovation ecosystem services include:

  • Developing landscapes for emerging innovation and technologies
  • Scouting and matchmaking for technologies and partners
  • Conducting opportunity assessments for potential innovations and technologies
  • Building open innovation capabilities through processes, training and pilot coaching
  • Engaging with startup ecosystems via events and innovation tours
  • Creating and nurturing innovation networks and communities
  • Facilitating alliance management for co-development programs with partners

Innovation strategy and portfolio management

Leverage the power of “AND” by creating dual-growth strategies and portfolio management discipline.

Core business innovation

Accelerate the core business through disciplined execution of new product development.

Transformative new business creation

Build the capability for new sources of growth as part of an interdependent innovation system.

Innovation ecosystem engagement

Learn how to leverage external innovation and startups to fuel core innovation and co-create transformative businesses.
“Venture2 has been a true partner. You have helped us beyond what I could have imagined… I can’t thank you enough.”
Randy Schickert, President DESA Indoor/Outdoor Products
“You made a huge impact. Your astute but firm guidance on the project took this team to new directions and provided a real platform for us to drive growth and rigor. Thank you for the terrific work.”
John Clarke, Chairman Futura Medical
“I worked with Venture2 on the implementation of an innovation capability building initiative and found their operational insight, deep understanding of key processes & methodologies, and organizational change management skills to be critical factors for the successful deployment of world class product development capabilities that have produced tangible and sustainable results for my company.”
Director, R&D Renewable Energy Industry
“Venture2 brings a unique ability. They have the operational backgrounds to bring a business to life.”
Larry Wesson, CEO Medport LLC
“GSK has worked closely with Venture2 on a variety of initiatives across our businesses. Their extensive experience in Open Innovation and their focus on delivering real results have been tremendously helpful to us in achieving a leadership position in delivering new innovations.”
Stanley J. Lech, VP Global Innovation GSK Consumer Healthcare