Innovation online: i3 for start-ups

i3 Logoi3 is an online platform that enables start-ups to present their companies and technologies to corporates, at scale. Start-ups use i3 to extend their global reach, discover and respond to opportunities with potential partners or investors, and stay on top of sector trends. Please watch this video to learn how to create your i3 profile–for free.


What is i3?

What is i3?

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How Does i3 Work?

How does i3 work?

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Who's Using i3?

Who’s using i3?

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What is i3?


i3 is an online platform that allows you to connect with potential customers, strategic partners and investors. Our Fortune 1000 corporate clients—like EDF, Saint-Gobain, and GDF Suez—are constantly seeking innovation and partnerships that can help their businesses grow. They rely on i3 as their trusted resource to evaluate and connect with start-ups like yours. We bring these business opportunities to you, for free.

Discover and respond to opportunities to grow your business

Apply to corporate Campaigns and pitch your solution to potential partners and investors. Whether you get a first meeting or not, our corporate clients will respond.


Craft your start-up profile, access your viewership, and respond to inquiries

Decision makers in corporate strategy units look at your start-up’s profile in i3 and rely on the key data in it to build their innovation pipeline. Own and maintain your profile—for free—to make sure it is up to date. Also find out which types of i3 users are viewing and following your company. Respond to inbound inquiries from corporates and others interested in your profile.


Discover who’s active in your sector

Which corporate has been making acquisitions recently? Which corporates are investing heavily in your sector? Access pertinent data and use it to explore potential growth and exit strategies.


Extend your global reach

Our clients are some of the world’s biggest corporates, yet some of them might be off your radar. We know what innovation they are looking at, and can connect you with the right people around the globe to explore potential partnerships and more.

How does i3 work?


Cleantech Screenshots iPad i3 Data

Highlight key information about your start-up’s business model, differentiators, traction (e.g., financial backing, partnerships) and leadership team so that executives in corporate strategy, R&D, and other business units can view your company’s profile in i3 and quickly assess a potential fit.

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i3 Campaigns are unique opportunities to get your start-up in front of corporate innovation scouts that are building deep innovation pipelines and have connections throughout their organization. Participation in i3 Campaigns can lead to innovation projects, partnerships, and investment deals aligned with the corporate’s strategy. 

i3 Screenshot Sectors

Stay on-top of key trends and activities in your sector, including the latest on investments, partnerships and acquisitions.

i3 Screenshot Webinar

Watch our recorded webinar to learn how start-ups are using i3 to gain visibility, make connections, and get deals done.

Which start-ups use i3?