Our Impact

25 Corporate Demo Days
1000 Startup Diligence Assignments
30+ Deals Executed

Innovation Showcases

Freshwater’s scouting efforts typically culminate in private demo day events where our clients invite a select group of startups to pitch to a team of decision-makers.

  • Corporations evaluate startups for potential partnership opportunities and which companies to pursue further
  • Freshwater has hosted over 25 corporate demo days to date
  • Demo days foster corporate innovation and produce real outcomes

Smart Scouting

Thousands of new startups are launched every day. To stay at the forefront of their industries, corporations need visibility and intelligence on the startup community.

  • We evaluate the market to find the signal in the noise
  • We connect our clients with the most relevant startups through structured relationships
  • We help large corporations increase their innovation IQ and translate innovations into business results

External R&D

Freshwater helps clients develop formal tools to structure pilot/prototype engagements, investments, and support outcome-driven innovation.

  • Freshwater creates wins for startups and corporations by facilitating strategic partnerships
  • We drive engagements forward with innovation tracking and metrics
  • We help secure deals that keep our clients on the cutting edge of new technology areas