Corporate meet start-up. Start-up meet corporate.

Connecting corporates with sustainable innovation.


i3 for Corporates

For Corporates

You seek long-term growth and need to look externally to source innovation, at scale. i3 is an online platform that connects you with 24,000+ companies around the globe. Build and manage a strong innovation pipeline using i3.

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i3 for Start-ups

For Start-ups

Craft your company’s profile in i3 to get in front of corporates looking externally to build their innovation pipeline through partnerships, investments, or acquisitions.  It’s free. It’s easy. It’s your ticket to unique opportunities offered by the world’s largest corporates.

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Innovation face to face: Events


Our i3 platform comes to life at our global Forums and Summits, which convene corporates and start-ups–along with other major players focused on accelerating sustainable innovation–around diverse themes and key geographies.




Cleantech GroupSilicon Valley Bank, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati are excited to host a Power Breakfast focused on European corporate innovation opportunities.

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Creating smarter, better water is our primary focus. In September we will explore technological and business model innovation in the water and industrial and municipal points of view.

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Each year, the Global Cleantech 100 Summit & Gala brings together, showcases and celebrates the leading entrepreneurs across the breadth of the clean technology and resource efficiency theme. Joined by leading corporations, investors, government leaders, and professional service firms, this is an inspiring 24-hours.

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Innovation one on one: Advisory


Connecting corporates to start-ups is only one piece of the puzzle. There’s much more that’s involved leading up to and following those interactions. Our Advisory team can help your organization develop strategies for sustainable innovation and source the newest technologies and business models.  

  • Execute External Partnerships
    EXECUTE EXTERNAL PARTNERSHIPS
  • Developing Innovation Strategies
    DEVELOP INNOVATION STRATEGIES
You know that external entrepreneurs increasingly pose both disruptive opportunities and risks for your business. Whether you sense a specific competitive threat, seek to augment a commercial solution, or want to develop a comprehensive innovation platform, we help you put the right people, tools, and processes in place to successfully engage the external innovation ecosystem.
You’ve identified a gap in your current market offerings or in your ability to pursue a new growth opportunity. Leveraging our network of 24,000+ innovative companies and our experience in fostering investments and partnerships between corporates and start-ups, we help you build and manage a pipeline of vetted deal flow with partners offering the technologies and growth prospects that you desire.
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