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Open innovation that makes sense

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Open innovation that makes sense

A
new breed of innovation consultancy

With one foot in the world of large organizations and the other straddling the startup universe, Five by Five builds and empowers 21st century teams needed for innovation that transforms, scales, and – most importantly – makes sense.

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What people say about us

“If you’re an organization interested in doing business with startups, do yourself a favor: Skip the consultants in suits who write reports from behind their desks and partner with Five by Five.”

Frédéric Mazzella Founder

”Five by Five acts as a convener of interesting people on the edge of their craft.”

Chris Messina Creator of the hashtag

Where we can help

Outside

Partner with growth-stage startups

If you’re asking yourself, how might we:

  • Work with startups and go from proof of concept to market-ready product in a matter of weeks instead of years?
  • Fast-track and adapt internal processes---scouting, procurement, IP, etc.--to help us partner efficiently with growth-stage startups at scale?
  • Inspire a supportive and change-friendly environment for departments or business units to successfully partner with startups?
  • Leverage the API economy to accelerate the shift of our business from pipes to platforms?
Let us help you along.
Just say when

Inside

Build serious capacity for home-grown innovation

If you’re asking yourself, how might we:

  • Design and bootstrap our emerging innovation team, including strategy, methodologies and brand?
  • Assess and demonstrate the impact of our portfolio of open innovation initiatives beyond short-term ROI?
  • Attract, identify, and empower intrapreneurial talent and tap potential new sources of revenue in-house?
  • Facilitate ideation and generate a pipeline of qualified new growth projects from diverse groups inside the company?
We have solutions.
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They trust us

We’ve built some pretty great relationships.

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They've talked about us

Our name is out there, if you want to take a look.

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