Simple, time-efficient access to innovation.
Smart growth strategies and access to markets.
The Opengate platform captures real-time information on food & ag growth stage technology companies for easy, time-efficient, cost-effective access to innovation.
Getting access to valuable information on global food and ag growth-stage technology companies is resource-heavy and time-consuming for corporate open innovation initiatives. The pipeline is limited and the filtering process is challenging.
We work with C-level executives and corporate innovation teams to access global growth-stage companies.
Our team supports growth strategy and provides visibility and friction-less engagement with potential corporate clients
THE OPENGATE EXPERIENCE
Opengate offers a tailored approach to the strategy and innovation needs of corporates and startups. Our unparalleled network of industry professionals brings our clients creative, time-efficient, access to innovation and markets.
Our services include:
Corporate engagement strategy
Market research and evaluation
Technology scouting and evaluation
Business development and matchmaking
“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.”
(author of “The 7 Strategies of Highly Successful People”)
Elif has over 16 years of experience developing and directing strategic engagements that lead to commercialization and global expansion. She has designed and run an international acceleration program that served technology startups with a 60% successful market expansion rate into the US. Elif has worked in three continents before settling down in Silicon Valley where she remains deeply immersed in the startup ecosystem as an innovation scout and startup advocate. Her skill-set as a business matchmaker has served 100s of startups and visionary corporates.
Elif earned a Masters in Agriculture Engineering and Plant Sciences in Israel and Turkey and continued her education at Stanford University.
Mareese has over 20 years of experience in designing new approaches for enterprises that deliver time & cost saving outcomes. Most recently Mareese has designed and delivered unique corporate innovation services for agriculture and food corporations. She developed and ran an award-winning acceleration program for AgTech startups. Previously in her career she was responsible for strategic planning projects at a variety of businesses and governments. Her unique approach to creating, building and launching new methodologies, based on the specific needs of the client, drives them to success.
Mareese has degrees from Ireland and the UK in Geology and Environmental Sciences and a certificate in Design Thinking from IdeoU.