Mach49 partners with global businesses to build their growth engines through venture building, venture investing, strategic partnering, and targeted M&A. We are 100% focused on execution, helping our clients disrupt existing markets and create new ones to drive meaningful growth.
Leverage your internal talent, customers, and assets to build new ventures across the spectrum of venture creation: Ideate, Incubate, Accelerate, Scale. Create and operate a whole new Growth Division or Venture Factory to continuously drive financial and strategic impact for decades to come.
Develop Invest/Partner/Buy strategies for the C-suite — design and execute world-class venture capital funds, launch compelling accelerator programs, develop impactful venture acquisition capabilities, and forge mutually beneficial strategic partnerships with startups.
Review in-flight ventures clients may have incubated themselves that aren't achieving their full potential. Our team members have years of operating experience and will help transform them, turn them around, or even shut them down if necessary.
Build an internal ecosystem of entrepreneurs and advocates across the whole organization to drive growth and seize your Mothership advantage. Mach49’s Growth Programs offer CHROs and Heads of Talent new opportunities for hands-on professional and leadership development focused on customer-driven growth and innovation.
Tell your growth story and reap the rewards. We understand the storytelling and design needs of companies driving growth better than anyone else. That’s why we built a world-class design and communications studio within Mach49 to help you make the shift from value stock to growth stock and position your executives as the thought leaders they can be.
License our SaaS platform, 2401, to put venture building in the hands of your entire organization. 2401 guides you through our teachable, repeatable, scalable methodology to teach you how to solve customer pain, master the art of the possible, place small bets, and remove the greatest amount of risk on the least amount of capital to drive meaningful growth.
We’ve invested years developing a teachable, repeatable, scalable methodology and library of processes, tools, templates, activities, and more to build client capability — not dependency — across your entire organization.
Our extremely experienced team has collectively helped generate over $60B in market value over our operating careers.
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"A partnership with Mach49 will help you think about disruptors, global forces, and local trends in a whole new way."
Hines, one of the largest privately held real estate investors and managers in the world, is actively evaluating and implementing new economy businesses, products, and services that enhance their portfolio, elevate the experience of tenant customers, and further empower employees. Their new venture Halo, which was incubated with Mach49 and launched within months, disrupts the commercial real estate industry with an aim to digitize the market.
"Mach49 has helped us turn ideas into real ventures. The great mentors and resources dedicated to our venture team, combined with a streamlined process, is a recipe for success. Entrepreneurship is a business where people matter — Mach49 is top of the art."
Schneider Electric is a multinational energy management company that has been incubating new companies with Mach49 since 2018. While new ventures incubated outside of Mach49 typically have a 90% failure rate, Schneider Electric’s success rate is 100%. Mach49 has helped incubate each venture, including eIQ Mobility (EV fleet as a service); Clipsal Solar (a top Australian residential solar energy provider combining solar and data); and Dash Energy (an online tool to optimize energy spend).
Mach49 also partners with Schneider Electric on the expansion of their CVC arm, SE Ventures. SE Ventures launched with a $600 million fund, investing in energy transition, smart structures, and industry 4.0.
"The mistakes that most corporate VCs make is to try to learn the job without any guidance. Mach49 helped us understand which details really matter versus which ones don’t. We ended up with a corporate VC design that can actually be trusted and relied upon by the full VC ecosystem."
TDK Ventures collaborated closely with Mach49 to design and launch a $50 million corporate venture fund in nine months. Just 18 months after the initial investment, TDK Ventures had three exits. In 2021, Mach49 assisted with the launch of a second, $150 million fund to further TDK Ventures' fast start in materials science investing. We continue to partner, accelerating their investments in early-stage clean technology and advanced materials companies like Starship, Groq, and Fabric8.
"Mach49's approach to customer pain, incubations, and building new businesses from within is utterly unique. I've never seen anything like it before."
In 2017, Mach49 and RWE incubated Pear.ai, a smart energy management software solution. Within 36 months of incubation, Pear.ai was acquired by the nation's leading competitive energy supplier, Constellation (parent company: Exelon Generation). Constellation leverages Pear.ai's energy intelligence platform to provide utility expense management and centralization of utility data and analytics.
"We can prove to the world that there is no better time for the long-established legacy companies to launch our own startups and, yes, even our own unicorns. We have ideas, brands, talent, capital, and customers we can leverage."
The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is a 123-year-old company that continues to evolve its business, leveraging new advancements in technology and adapting to the changing behaviors and expectations of its customers. As part of its commitment to drive meaningful growth for the company, Goodyear launched its corporate venture capital arm, Goodyear Ventures, to invest in the future of mobility.
"Going from a place where only a handful of folks had even the roughest concept of what we were going to build, to seeing Halliburton Labs out there thriving and playing a role in supporting the startup community is really exciting. Mach49 has been a fantastic engagement and really helped us get off the mat and turn our vision into a reality."
As part of their commitment to sustainability, Halliburton Labs selects startups to participate in their collaborative program to foster cleaner, more affordable energy. Since 2020, Mach49 has supported the launch and growth of the program, which gives early-stage clean energy companies access to Halliburton's lab facilities, technical expertise, and business network to help advance their products, secure funding, and prepare to commercialize and scale their technology.
"We worked with Mach49 to finish setting up our CVC. We had done a lot of work on our own, but we didn't have that final piece — the keystone that signals it's all connected and ready to go. We did the final buildout with Mach49 and three years later, we're still engaged with Mach49 to run and operate our CVC team."
With the continued partnership of Mach49, Hypertherm Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of industrial-cutting system designer Hypertherm Associates, scouts entrepreneurs and early-stage companies around the world to commercialize technology within strategic interest areas.