PLATFORM OVERVIEW 

Insights is a global innovation platform for startups and corporates, designed to drive the growth of next generation products and services in the digital domain. Leveraging H2’s unique global network, Insights offers participating companies qualified access to domain expertise and market intelligence through a platform offering via website and mobile applications.

Our platform community consists of the following core groups:

  • Advisors: industry leaders and domain experts from H2's global member and chapter network.
  • Startups: leading early to growth stage companies in top global entrepreneurial hubs.
  • Corporates: top multinational companies with investments in digital strategy and initiatives.

Insights provides structured connectivity across these groups and into top consumer markets and entrepreneurial hubs on a global basis, through H2's network with chapters across the US (Silicon Valley and New York), Europe (London, Berlin, Tel Aviv), Asia (Singapore, India, Beijing, and Tokyo), and Latin America (Sao Paulo) regions. 

FOR STARTUPS

The platform offers participating Startups access to valuable domain expertise and services to support growth and global acceleration efforts through the following:

  • Advisor Platform: unique offering to connect Startups to Advisors residing in major global markets and across targeted expertise areas.
  • Startup Services: company and product profile pages, program directory, and industry analytics.
  • H2O Global Summit - h2.co/h2oparticipation in H2's exclusive annual Global Innovation Leadership Summit, H2O, in Silicon Valley.

Please visit our FAQ page for more information, including details on our advisor platform offering.

FOR CORPORATES

The platform offers participating Corporates access to market intelligence to inform digital strategies and roadmaps through the following:

  • Innovation Access: ability to efficiently identify innovative startups in key industry sectors across the globe. 
  • Corporate Services: company profile pages, program directory, industry analytics, and program team resources.
  • H2O Global Summit - h2.co/h2o: participation in H2's exclusive annual Global Innovation Leadership Summit, H2O, in Silicon Valley. 

Please visit our FAQ page for additional information, including details on how to inquire about platform participation.

PARTNERS

Supporting organizations include growth services firms, investors and accelerators, and university programs and research groups from H2's global partner community . Insights partners have access to partner services on our platform, and may work with us on specific initiatives in support of program objectives.

Some of our initial partners include the following leading organizations: 

GLOBAL TRACKS

In support of building focus areas and linkages across our global platform community, Insights utilizes the concept of Global Tracks, each linked to a specific industry segment or area including the following: 

 

Advertising

Connected Devices

Big Data

Commerce

Education

Entertainment

Fashion

Finance
 
   

Gaming

Healthcare

Legal

Location

Messaging

Mobile

Mobility

Music

Productivity

Publishing
 
   

Retail

Security

Sports & Fitness

Social

Travel

Video
   

PARTICIPATION

We are currently engaged with initial member companies and partner organizations in advance of our platform launch in May 2014. To learn more about Insights and related participation and partnership opportunities, please contact the H2 Insights team.

Please visit our FAQ page for information on common questions for Startups and Corporates. More information on Insights for H2 Members is available by logging into this page.

ABOUT H2 

H2 is the premier global leadership network for the digital industry. Its mission is to support and develop the next generation of global leaders in the digital domain. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Silicon Valley with chapters globally, its membership consists of senior executives, entrepreneurs, and domain experts at leading startups and top global firms situated in key digital hubs worldwide. Through its unique global network, programs, and content, H2 creates valuable opportunities for knowledge exchange throughout the year in support of its mission.