" I rank the Venture Toolkit program as the best program for getting startups to product market fit."
Bob Dorf - Co-Author, The Startup Owners Manual
"The Venture Toolkit framework has had a profound impact on Citrix Innovators program startups all over the world. "
John McIntyre - General Manager , Citrix Startup Accelerator
"The Venture Toolkit 3 month progam not only helped us understand how to launch new initiatives, but it has changed much of the dialog with our current customers as well."
Ken Durand - VP of Innovation, Ericsson
We fill a critical need for incubator, accelerator and enterprise innovation programs by providing the “HOW” to running effective programs. We do this by using tools and techniques used by the most successful startups and enterprise companies in the world and designing custom programs based on your needs.
Founded by Nick O’Connor we are a community of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs
To transform the workplace and society by creating the right environment for the best and the brightest people to solve the most important problems.
We design and operate world class programs for early stage startups and internal innovation teams.
We are proud to have run programs for companies like Citrix, AT&T and Ericsson
A selection of startups that graduated from our programs in Silicon Valley, Raleigh NC, Santa Barbara and Bangalore, India.
We use 3 custom-made applications for each program and its startups.
Custom design your startup application & selection process. Track tasks & communicate schedules internally & externally. Track startup team progress in real time.
Design and deliver interactive content and workshops for your startups. Capture and upload each teams learnings, continue interaction with mentors online
For startup teams to easily track prospects through discovery and validation funnels. Uncover insights and Interact with mentors and coaches in real time.
Manage the application and selection process.
Design: Design your application form.
Deploy: Link it to your Program Landing Page.
Applicant Ranking Workflow: Decision makers can asynchronously rank and comment on each applicant and communicate with other decision makers.
Startup Selection Workflow: Manage complete workflow from high potential applications through interview process and selection
Mentor Matching Workflow: Complete workflow to match the right mentors with the right team
Design and deliver interactive content and workshops for your startups.
Design: Design program content and timing
Deliver & Capture: Startups can complete assignments remotely
Frequent Feedback: Weekly progress tracking and investment readiness assessment for each startup
Progress Patterns: Program leaders and each startup can track progress over time
For Startup Teams to track progress through discovery & validation funnels.
Idea Template: Easy to complete template to capture starting idea
Idea Capture: Starting idea captured and shared with team members and trusted mentors
Validation Funnel: Enter leads, manage funnel from qualified lead, trials to paying customers
Persona: For each lead, capture persona, behavior and all interactions
Reports & Patterns: Reports to help each startup team see patterns and insights from all their customer interactions
We design and operate world class programs for incubators, accelerators & enterprises all over the works.
A bootcamp to identify winning ideas & teams to enter into a custom accelerator program (for up to 30 teams).
Custom design and operations of programs for 20% time and full time teams, to find the best ideas and teams to seed fund.
We coach funded teams to achieve product-market fit, Business Viability and Growth by continuously guiding / mentoring them & help avoid rookie startup mistakes.
A complete toolset for teams, mentors and investors. The Venture Toolkit is a custom-built app for SaaS-based startups.
Founder & CEO
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