Pilot and First Revenues
Everything we do is focused on delivering tangible results fast by deploying highly experienced, specialist teams that don’t just produce paperwork but hit the ground running anywhere in the world to validate real business opportunities and make them happen. In fact, our commitment is so strong, that if we do not deliver what we promise, we do not expect to be paid.
Launch your Venture
We physically design, launch and manage your venture, picking up where traditional consultancies leave...and we do this in an accelerated, risk-managed way...
Accelerate your Business
Our expertise lies in accelerating the assessment, implementation planning and execution of our clients’ existing innovation propositions or potential new opportunities. We have started or turned around under performing businesses in weeks rather than months, delivering rapid results on the ground in a risk managed way...
De-risk and Share your Risk
We believe in getting paid results and apply a shared risk model to every project where we share both risk and rewards at different stages of the project. By capping costs and resources at each stage and agreeing KPIs and milestones, managing success becomes easy. By working with us, you can lower your risk, lower your cost, and increase your return of taking the new venture to market..
Pilot Lite Ventures is not a management consulting firm. It is the original global bespoke specialist venture management firm, whose sole function is to validate, launch, commercialise and accelerate new venture developments for major corporates globally. It also offers its corporate clients the expertise to develop early stage IP projects into investable portfolios for internal funding or co-investment with external partners where these projects would otherwise fail to secure sufficient internal capital allocation versus lower risk, core investments.
Pilot Lite Ventures is not a consulting firm. It is a specialist Venture Management firm who start work where management consultancy firms finish. We operate worldwide, sharing the risk with our clients to deliver a unique global venturing process with specialist teams on the ground validating, launching and managing new, or accelerating current ventures for major corporates in both established and emerging markets – Pilot Lite Ventures physically owns the risk of delivery...Read More.
The output is always the acceleration of a business in its market – de-risked, at lower cost, ready for scale. Our clients cover both private and public sectors within FTSE 250 and Fortune 500. Take a look at what we've accomplished recently...
We have developed our products to provide a mix of business plan development, market validation and venture commercialisation specialisms - all which allow our clients to fully understand the venture readiness of their business propositions...Read More.
Adrian Wooldridge writes in the Economist's "The World in 2013" edition that 'conglomerates, out of fashion since the 1980's, are roaring back'. He predicts that the 500 biggest American companies are sitting on more than $1 trillion in cash and will be looking to invest it in new and diverse ventures in areas beyond their core competencies.
Business news site businessinsider.com recently published Byron Wein's 2013 list of surprise predictions. Mr. Wein, an investing legend who currently serves as Vice Chairman for Blackstone, has unveiled his latest list of surprise predictions which he believes have a better than 50% probability of happening.
Corporate Venture Capital is back and it looks like it's here to stay, according to Boston Consulting Group. In a recent article, BCG describes how they believe CVC is well on its way to establishing a firm foothold in the corporate world as companies look to nascent companies not just to generate financial returns but also to complement their R&D efforts, penetrate fast-growing emerging markets, and gain early access to potentially disruptive technologies and business models.
How can you achieve seamless execution? You need to be creative. Eric Beaudan in Fast Company reckons creative execution is the perfect storm that’s generated when the organization’s direction is fully embraced by its employees, stakeholders, and customers, and the total intellectual, emotional, and creative energy that resides inside all of us is unleashed in unison. And to be successfully deployed inside any organization, creative execution requires 5 essential ingredients.