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We help corporates to INCREASE PROFITS by working with startups

RESULTS-ORIENTED INNOVATION

ABOUT US

Meet Ventures is an innovation consultancy firm that helps corporates to INCREASE PROFITS by partnering with startups. Our clients include MNCs, listed companies and government agencies across Asia. 

Our team consists of former operators, venture builders, investors and consultants from leading global consultancy firms who have managed more than 15 different innovation programs across the region.

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Countries we are operating in

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Programs we

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Startups we

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to help organisations to achieve their strategic objectives through partnership with startups and other companies.

Who?

Our clients include MNCs, listed companies, government agencies and universities.

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Why?

Our clients engage us as part of their R&D, strategic, innovation and business expansion efforts. 
 

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What?

We help our clients to increase profits by innovating and partnering with startups.

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OUR SERVICES

STARTUP SOURCING

We help corporates to identify good startups that they can invest in, partner with or acquire.

CORPORATE ACCELERATOR

We provide white-label corporate accelerator services, where we help to structure and manage the entire program from start to finish.

OPEN INNOVATION

We help corporates to identify their pain points and find startup solutions that can solve those pain points.

CASE STUDIES

Our team has experience running more than a dozen startup programs for MNCs and government agencies.

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TECH LICENSING

We help corporates to earn royalties by licensing out their technology to high-growth startups.

MARKET ACCESS

We help corporates and their portfolio startups to assess and access new markets.

CVC CONSULTANCY

We help corporates to set up their venture capital arm, establish a startup ecosystem and scout network.

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John Lim 

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John Lim, Partner at Meet Ventures, is an experienced professional in the startup and innovation sector. He began his career at SGInnovate and KPMG Innovate before moving on to start his own practice. Throughout his career, John has been focused on helping corporates to increase profits and achieve their strategic objectives through innovation and partnership activities.

Innovation programs that John has managed include WingArc Accelerator (Big Data), LongHash Accelerator (Blockchain), CISCO Innovation Program (IoT), IBM-Watson Innovation Program (AI) and more. He has also managed the Travel To SEA Market Access Program and the SEA Anchor Market Access Program, both sponsored by the Korean Government.

John has also been invited to judge at various regional pitch competitions and speak at multiple conferences. Some of these pitch competitions include Project Kairos 2018, Win In Nanjing Pitch Contest 2019 & 2022, Startup Elevate 2019, Suzhou Venture Contest 2020 and Slingshot 2020 & 2021. He was also Keynote Speaker at the Yale-NUS China Summit 2019, Maritime Port Authority (Singapore) Innovation Summit 2019, QED Changemakers Forum 2022 and TEDx Newton 2022.

 

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Farhan Firdaus

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Farhan Firdaus, Partner at Meet Ventures, is a Venture Builder with a proven track record previously as a Series B startup COO and as Head of Venture Building for an ASEAN-focused agriculture investment firm. As an experienced venture builder and startup advisor, Farhan has mentored hundreds of startup founders in programs run by 500 Startups, TechStars and SeedStars.

Farhan is also active in the academic scene, having been invited as a Guest Lecturer at leading universities such as NUS Business School and Singapore Institute of Technology. He is also a Technopreneurship Scholar at Nanyang Technological University and an Advisory Board Member at the Singapore Polytechnic School of Business and Adam Smith Center. In 2021, Farhan was appointed to the Singapore Ministry of Education’s Committee for Review on Applied Education.

An emerging thought leader, Farhan was recognised by the European Commission as a EUVP Young Leader and was also awarded the Free-Market Humanitarian Award by the UK Trade Board Advisor, The Right Honorable Lord Hannan. Farhan was also invited as a panelist alongside Minister Ong Ye Kung for the Channel News Asia (CNA) Panel on “Economic Disruptions in the Future Economy”.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

TEDx Newton
 

Learn how to "Increase Profits through innovation and partnerships" from this TEDx Talk by our Partner, John Lim.

https://www.ted.com/talks/john_lim_jian_da_increase_profits_through_innovation_and_partnerships

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REGIONAL PARTNERS

Meet Ventures has signed MOUs with the following organisations to promote cross-border innovation exchanges

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GET A FREE CONSULTATION

Address : 
12 Woodlands Square, Woods Square Tower 1, #06-65, Singapore 737715

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