We believe that early-stage companies have certain “big company” needs. In addition to providing financial capital, we leverage capabilities across our platform to offer strategic consulting, government affairs and communications support. In this way, Teneo boosts connectivity into potential clients and acquirers and helps start-ups commercialize for enterprise.
Teneo Ventures partners with companies run by visionary but pragmatic CEOs, focused on solving large, real-world problems. We are drawn to companies and CEOs using technology in new ways to make a step-function change in the way enterprise companies are doing business, developing a product or service that will introduce new value to an industry, or displace and disrupt the existing model.
Our venture partners reflect the diversity of our enterprise customer base, all of whom prioritize innovation as a corporate strategy. We aim to bridge that conversation and connectivity between early stage and enterprise. Our venture clients include sectors such as:
Teneo Ventures makes direct investments in companies and provides advisory services in the form of hands-on human capital. A bespoke Teneo team, assembled to meet the specific needs of each venture client, works with each CEO to help de-risk the business, as well as to accelerate and amplify the CEO’s efforts, including:
The Teneo Ventures, run by Betsy Cohen, leverages the expertise of our leadership across the Firm, including a standing ventures advisory board comprised of many of our senior executives and advisors, including: