ACCELERATE INNOVATION

 We put the right people together at the right time and in the right context to change otherwise static systems, industries, and functions.

CHi Studios designs and facilitates narrowly-focused industry communities convening select corporate executives, investors, innovators, academic thought leaders, and government leaders to accelerate innovation, create new standards, develop new business models, and adopt new technologies.

WHAT IS A CHi STUDIO?

A PLACE FOR CHANGE

CHi Studios communities enable change of otherwise unchangeable systems by bringing together the right people, proactively facilitating for results, and providing the outside expertise and project management necessary to make big outcomes happen.

A PLACE TO CONVENE

CHi Studios convenes Fortune 500 executives, start-up founders, academic thought leaders, and government officials through virtual and in-person sessions and summits to seek collaborative solutions for narrowly-defined, shared problems.

A PLACE TO LEARN

Each CHi Studio hosts regular events every month, designed to educate, inspire, and introduce. Learn what’s out there, meet the entrepreneurs, stretch your thinking, and bring the newest ideas to your corporation.

A PLACE FOR BUILDING MEANINGFUL RELATIONSHIPS

Meet our favorite investors, influencers and entrepreneurs. Introduce us to yours. We learn about your innovation-related goals, map out the most influential investors and entrepreneurs in the world, and harness the collective network to find the most direct route to a warm introduction of the most influential people.

A PLACE FOR POSITIVE IMPACT

Each CHi Studio’s mission and vision are designed to positively impact each member’s triple-bottom-line through discovery of new business opportunities, application of new innovations, and facilitation of new collaborations.

A PLACE TO INNOVATE TOGETHER

CHi convenes similarly challenged executives to coordinate efforts, aggregate demand, and lever down cost, complexity, and risk in finding, qualifying, and engaging with early-stage solution providers.

HOW CAN YOU BENEFIT

FROM A CHi STUDIO?

TRADITIONAL INDUSTRY CORPORATIONS

HOW A CHi STUDIO CAN HELP YOU: Regardless of the industry, established corporations must be in a constant state of transformation in order to avoid potentially catastrophic disruption. By creating or joining a studio – a community of similarly challenged corporations – participants combine knowledge, insights, perspectives, experiences, leverage and even purchasing power that make transitions faster, easier and cheaper, all while minimizing risk. These studios may be aligned by function (i.e. supply chain professionals staying on top of digital disruption) or industry (i.e. energy and utilities companies coordinating change related to the energy revolution).

BENEFITS OF A WHITE-LABEL STUDIO INCLUDE:

  • Benchmark and share notes on new technologies, innovation and implementation
  • Save money and time by collectively vetting and testing providers of new solutions and services
  • Mitigate risk by following tried and true practices, frameworks
  • Coinvest with other corporations
  • Advise solution providers as they create new solutions
  • Gain insight into the future of your industry or function through observing seed-stage investments and early-stage research activity

YOUR STUDIO COMMUNITY MAY INCLUDE:

  • Executives from similarly positioned corporations
  • Key suppliers and vendors
  • Customers and potential customers
  • Academics and researchers
  • Policymakers and government officials
  • Investors – VCs and PE
  • Technology innovators and disruptors
  • Potential investment or acquisition targets
  • Professional services providers
INVESTORS (VC, PE) & PORTFOLIO COMPANIES

HOW A CHi STUDIO CAN HELP YOU: If you are investing in or providing cutting edge solutions and services, you want to create and expand the market for your services and maximize the chances of your portfolio companies succeeding.

BENEFITS OF A WHITE-LABEL STUDIO INCLUDE:

  • Gauge product demand and acceptance through community participation
  • Create communities for each of your portfolio companies to drive their growth
  • De-risk your investment strategy by including studio members in the due diligence and evaluation process
  • Participate in communities aligned with your investment thesis to discover new trends, technologies, and co-investors/partners
  • Fine-tune product or service buildout based on community feedback
  • Create communities that convene multiple portfolio companies, allowing them to help each other, share best practices and expertise
  • Find opportunities to invest or co-invest

YOUR STUDIO COMMUNITY MAY INCLUDE:

  • Potential customers
  • Potential acquirers
  • Investment or acquisition targets
  • Other investors
  • Policymakers and governmental officials
  • Academics and researchers
B2B PROFESSIONAL SERVICES & GROWTH-STAGE COMPANIES

HOW A CHi STUDIO CAN HELP YOU: If you are providing transformative solutions to corporations, whether as a consultant, an established corporation or a growth-stage, venture backed company, you will benefit from convening existing and potential customers to discuss industry trends and provide visibility into next generation technologies.

BENEFITS OF A WHITE-LABEL STUDIO INCLUDE:

  • Increase client retention by building valuable and lasting relationships
  • Educate customers on the next generation of your industry or function
  • Accelerate time to adoption of transformative technology through widespread awareness and acceptance
  • Increase client utilization of solutions, tailor new offerings to specific client demands
  • Provide a path to to scale quickly and drive new business development
  • Collaborate with partners to jointly create new opportunities
  • Use events to create new business through education and consensus building

YOUR STUDIO COMMUNITY MAY INCLUDE:

  • Existing and potential customers
  • Adjacent service providers
  • Fellow innovators and disruptors
  • Investors
  • Policymakers and governmental officials
  • Academics and researchers
PRODUCERS OF CONFERENCES, SUMMITS & OTHER EVENTS

HOW A CHi STUDIO CAN HELP YOU: If you want to migrate your business from producing periodic events to managing ongoing communities (or you think that a community could be beneficial to your clients), consider engaging with CHi Studios.

BENEFITS OF A WHITE-LABEL STUDIO INCLUDE:

  • Increase your value to your clients through consistent interaction, targeted communications and value-added connections (among your clients)
  • Expand and enhance your brand through year-round community engagement
  • Deepen your customer relationships through meaningful personal interaction
  • Increase the impact of your conferences or summits by creating a community, where your attendees come together year-round, virtually and in-person
  • Learn what your attendees want to see, hear and learn during upcoming conferences
  • Increase client retention by building valuable and lasting relationships

YOUR STUDIO COMMUNITY MAY INCLUDE:

  • Existing and prospective attendees
  • Thought leaders
  • Speakers and influencers from your events
  • Conference sponsors

LAUNCH YOUR CHi STUDIO

What topic would you like your CHi Studio to focus on?
Example topics of CHi Studios include Supply Chain, Sustainability, Energy, etc.

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