OVERVIEW

H2 Insights is a global innovation program designed to drive the growth of next generation products and services in the digital domain. Currently in its beta release phase, the program provides structured connectivity across top consumer markets and entrepreneurial hubs on a global basis for its program community, consisting of the following groups:

  • Advisors: industry leaders and domain experts from H2's global member network.
  • Startups: leading early to growth stage companies in top global entrepreneurial hubs.
  • Partners: top multinational companies, investors, accelerators, and growth services firms. 

Participating Startups will have at least secured initial funding, have a product in market and be generating some level revenue. Candidate companies will be referred into the platform via various channels including our program partners and H2’s global member network.

GLOBAL TRACKS

The program utilizes the concept of Global Tracks to define a set of priority focus areas for program community development. Currently, our initial set of Global Tracks include the following:


Advertising

Connected Devices

Education

Fashion
   

Financial Services

Gaming

Healthcare

Media & Entertainment
   

Messaging

Payments

Retail

Sports & Fitness

 

OFFERING

H2 Insights offers participating companies and organizations access to the following: 

  • Advisor Platform: unique offering to connect Startups and Advisors across major global markets, targeted expertise areas, and growth stages.  
  • Online Community Tools: program applications and features accessed via website and H2 Connect mobile application.  
  • H2O Global Summit: participation opportunities in H2's exclusive annual Global Innovation Leadership Summit, H2O, held in Silicon Valley. 

ADVISOR PLATFORM

In its initial release, the Advisor Platform features the following unique components: 

  • Qualified Advisor Network: top execs and entrepreneurs from H2’s 300+ strong member network, residing in major tech markets and startups hubs across the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
  • Targeted Engagements: ability to engage multiple advisors across relevant areas of expertise, on a structured, flexible and modular basis.
  • Startup:Advisor Checkpoints: program-level checkpoints conducted by H2 to ensure mutual satisfaction against advisory engagement objectives.

Participating Advisors are H2 Members residing in its Global Chapters, situated across the US (Silicon Valley and New York), UK (London), Germany (Berlin), Israel (Tel Aviv), Brazil (Sao Paulo), India, China (Beijing), Japan (Tokyo), and Singapore regions. Startups participating on our Advisor Platform are able to create and manage a custom "needs profile" listing out priority areas for input and guidance, to facilitate the strongest matches with the right advisors.

Growth-related advisory areas currently supported by the Advisor Platform include: 

  • Product Strategy
  • User Growth & Engagement
  • Monetization & Revenue Growth
  • Platforms & Channel Marketing
  • Partnerships
  • Hiring & Team Development
  • Fundraising
  • International Markets 

Please visit our FAQ page for more information detailsing our Advisor Platform offering.

PARTNERS 

Organizations participating in the H2 Insights partner program include top multinationals, investors, accelerators and early-stage programs, and growth services firms from H2's global partner community . Insights partners may have extended access to specialized partner offerings and work with us on specific initiatives in support of program objectives.

Initial members of our global partner community include the following leading organizations and companies: 

PARTICIPATION

We are currently engaged with initial startups and partner organizations for the first phase of our program launch. To learn more about Insights and related participation and partnership opportunities, please contact the H2 Insights team.

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.