Solutions for investments that are no longer strategic, or for when corporate balance sheets could benefit from returning some capital.
Large corporations have invested in external startups for many years now with strategic and financial objectives in mind. Under ideal circumstances, corporate investors are able to identify new startups and exploit synergies between itself and the new ventures. The ability to leverage corporate knowledge of markets and technologies, and its strong balance sheet, increases the probability of success for both the corporation and startup.
While some corporate investments are successful, not all investments turn out to be as strategic as originally planned. As former operators and members of corporate investment funds, Second Alpha’s team understands these issues and is here to help. Second Alpha successfully partners with corporations to help them re-align their venture portfolio with corporate strategy and return capital to their balance sheet.