Corporate Venturing and Digital Innovation

B-works is a corporate venturing studio in Zurich and Berlin, focused on helping companies discover, develop and execute sustainable business models and revenue sources.

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Accelerate your innovation with our Corporate Venturing Program

Welcome to B-works, the leading Corporate Venture Studio and Digital Company Builder in the Sustainability industry. We specialize in business model validation, digital product development and venture building to make companies succed in our focus areas renewable energy, decarbonization and e-mobility.

Our Corporate Venturing Program is designed to provide corporations in the sustainability industry with the resources and expertise they need to develop innovative products, accelerate time-to-market, and increase revenue and market share.

Accelerate product development and time-to-market

Streamlined product development processes to bring new products and services to market faster.

Increased revenue and market share

Leveraging our expertise to identify new market opportunities and grow market share.

Access the B-works network of industry experts and strategic partners

Access to a broad network of industry-leading investors and strategic partners to drive growth and expand business opportunities.

What we cover

Our Corporate Program is designed to help corporations in the sustainability industry to innovate, build new products, and gain a competitive edge. At B-works, we cover the entire venture building and digital product development process, from ideation to product launch and beyond.

Our team of expert venture builders and product developers works closely across business lines and corporate functions in your organization, to understand their unique needs and challenges. We then develop a tailored plan to help them achieve their goals, leveraging our proprietary back-end IT platform Octopus and our extensive network of investors and strategic partners.

Business Model Validation

Business Model Validation

We work with you to identify new product ideas and validate them through market research, customer feedback, and rapid prototyping.

Business Model Validation
MVP and Digital Product Development

MVP and Digital Product Development

We help you build a minimum viable product (MVP) that showcases your product's core features and value proposition, while minimizing time and cost.

MVP and Digital Product Development
Product launch and go-to-market strategy

Product launch and go-to-market strategy

We assist you in launching your product and developing a go-to-market strategy that maximizes impact and ROI.

Product launch and go-to-market strategy

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Why B-works?

There are many reasons why corporations in the sustainability industry should choose B-works as their venture building and digital product development partner. Our deep expertise in the sustainability industry, our track record of successful partnerships with corporations in the sustainability sector, and our commitment to innovation and continuous improvement are just a few of them.

Our Program features

Our Corporate Venturing Program offers a range of key features to help corporations succeed in the sustainability industry, including:

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Dedicated venture building and product development team

We offer a team of experts in business modeling, validation, UX and design, web development, and marketing to help you efficiently and effectively develop your product.

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Access to proprietary back-end IT platform Octopus

Our platform comprises useful microservices that most corporations and corporate ventures need to develop to run their business. This saves the company development time and cost for a back-end.

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Mentorship from high-profile thought leaders in the industry

Our mentorship program provides you with access to the knowledge and experience of industry experts.

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Proactive matchmaking with prospective clients

We provide access to our corporate venture database, where prospective clients can see what solutions are offered for what use cases and corporate challenges in the sustainability sector.

Success-based Pricing: Swiss army knife Venture Architect Package

Our Corporate Program pricing is tailored to meet the needs of corporations with a budget starting at $200,000. We offer a Swiss-army knife venture architect package that includes the following:

  • A dedicated team of venture architects, digital product and sustainability experts
  • Our proprietary back-end IT platform Octopus comprised of useful microservices
  • Four hours of mentorship per month from high-profile thought leaders in the industry
  • Proactive matchmaking with prospective clients

We are committed to delivering results that exceed your expectations. That's why we offer a success fee for reaching major milestones, so you can be confident that we're working tirelessly to help you achieve your goals. With our Corporate Program, you can transform your business and stay ahead of the competition in the decarbonization, renewable energy, and e-mobility industries. 

Our process to new sustainable business models

Our venture approach is created to offer a thorough and personalized strategy to help corporations succeed. The following steps are part of our process:

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In this stage, we work closely with our clients to understand their business objectives, pain points, and challenges. We gather all the necessary information to develop a customized plan that meets their unique needs and goals.

1-2 weeks

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Using the information gathered in the discovery phase, we develop a comprehensive strategy that outlines the steps required to achieve our client's objectives. We work with our clients to develop a roadmap that includes timelines, budgets, and key milestones.

2-4 weeks

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In this stage, we work with our clients to brainstorm ideas for new ventures or products. We take into account market research, customer feedback, and industry trends to develop ideas that have a high chance of success.

1-2 weeks

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Once we have identified potential ideas, we validate them through market research and customer feedback. This ensures that the ideas we move forward with have a strong product-market fit and are likely to be successful.

2-4 weeks

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Execution and Development

In this stage, we develop the venture or product, including building a minimum viable product (MVP) and testing it with customers. We use agile development methodologies to ensure that we are constantly iterating and improving.

2+ months

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Once the venture or product is ready, we help our clients launch it successfully, including developing a marketing strategy and executing a go-to-market plan.

2-4 weeks

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Product Market Fit Iterations

Once the MVP is launched, we iterate in a data-driven way to refine the product and reach product-market fit.


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As our clients' businesses grow and evolve, we continue to work with them to scale their operations. We help them refine their products or services, optimize their processes, and prepare for future growth.

2+ months

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We help complete the core team of the venture, supporting with hiring and interviews, and ensure a smooth transition as the venture becomes self-sustaining and B-works offboards.

1-2 months

Frequently Asked Questions



The minimum commitment period for the Corporate Program is 6 months.

We ensure the success of the Corporate Program through a combination of providing technical expertise, access to our proprietary back-end IT platform, mentorship from industry thought leaders, and proactive matchmaking with prospective clients. Additionally, we set specific milestones for each project.

While our focus is on the sustainability industry, we may work with corporations outside of this industry on a case-by-case basis if the topic is related to one of our focus areas: renewable energy, decarbonization or e-mobility.

The Corporate Program starts at $200,000.

The timeline for seeing results from the Corporate Program can vary depending on the specific project and milestones set. However, the minimum commitment period for the program is 6 months, which is the time needed to make significant progress towards launching the product and product-market-fit.

B-works offers a tailored approach to each project and can work with corporations to customize the Corporate Program to meet their specific needs.

B-works offers ongoing support after the completion of the Corporate Program, including access to their network and database of clients, as well as continued mentorship from industry thought leaders.

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Are you ready to take your innovation portfolio to the next level? Get in touch with us today to learn more about our Corporate Program and how we can help you innovate and succeed in the sustainability industry.


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    B-works Zurich

    B-works Zurich

    Bleicherweg 10, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland


    Phone: +41 44 500 26 15

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    B-works Berlin

    B-works Berlin

    Rosenthaler Str. 43, 10178 Berlin, Germany


    Phone: +49 30 209657130

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