Realizing a business idea often requires an innovator passionate about their idea, their product and their technology, as well as an entrepreneur passionate about the deal and business-building. Many of the ideas we work with have their origin in research. Many researchers that form businesses to commercialize their research want to work part-time in the business while maintaining their research as their main occupation.
Venture Arena is for businesses and projects that are in search of a CEO, board or key people for part-ownership. Thus, Venture Arena is for matching innovators with entrepreneurs to build successful teams.
The Venture Arena event itself works so that innovators give brief presentations on their businesses or projects in front of an audience consisting of entrepreneurs and angel investors. After the presentations, there is time for private talks between innovators and entrepreneurs. All the presenters are filmed, so that the match-making can continue on venturearena.se.
There are several successful examples of matchings made at Venture Arena, which have then led to successful businesses.