How venture investing is Changing

Wants vs Needs

Businesses either provide a painkiller or a multivitamin to their customers. Consumer brands provide vitamins. Vendors in the supply chain provide a pain killer. 

We’re in the business of working with companies who provide things that are foundational to infrastructure and commerce. The only way to create a sustainable business model is to make your customers need your product. That’s why we’re in the supply chain.

TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION

There is a substantial increase in actionable intellectual property being created across the globe, and a lack of people interested in connecting the dots between idea and execution. 

Public and private entities are licensing intellectual property and code bases to people and industries that can reallocate the resources to different market sectors.

The few industries that
touch all industries

There are some industries that are foundational to human existance. 

Transportation, Finance, Agriculture, Mining, Data. These are just a few of the industries we rely on every day.

Analyzing the vendors and suppliers within industry supply-chains is how Cloud Nine remains at the forefront of innovation and technological advancement.

UNIQUELY LEVERAGING DATA
AND RELATIONSHIPS

We no longer live in an age where money, time, and energy, are the only resources. Data and communities have become highly malleable and leverageable resources to move markets. 

Every great investment vehicle is created with the proper governance – company leadership, employees, channel parters, and customers can now be utilized in different and abstract ways. It’s about having quality people and data to make the best decisions.

THE INTERSECTION BETWEEN TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPLY-CHAIN BOTTLENECKS.

problems we see

Most Investors Sit on the Sidelines Waiting

Once cash is infused into the business, investors tend to sit on the sidelines waiting for entrepreneurs to do all the work. They sit there waiting for the quarterly report, and lean into entrepreneurs when they don’t do what they were told.

Shiny Object
Syndrome

Everyone wants the consumer brands, because they make the most noise. But behind that brand is a whole supply chain. The brand is sexy and the supply chain is the ugly step sister. This creates an opportunity for sustainable investments.

Under-utilized
Intellectual Property

Innovations coming out of the public ecosystems are common, but commercialization of those innovations is sparse. Tech transfer offices are hungry to partner with entrepreneurs who can monetize the innovations that are sitting dormant.

How We're Solving Those Problems

1. Find intellectual property around how things are grown, processed, tested, transported, and secured.

 

 

2. Connect uncommercialized technology to pipeline.

 

 

3. Fill in operational and advisory gaps that arise as companies integrate new business models and technologies.

Cloud Nine Core codes

Competency

Competency is not about knowing what to do every step of the way, it’s about being resourceful enough to figure it out. Capable people always win.

Authenticity

Authenticity is all about the trustworthiness between parties to know that the truth is all that matters. It’s a rare commodity in the age of social media.

Momentum

Momentum is a byproduct of hyper awareness, and continuous energy toward a specific result. Most businesses die due to a lack of momentum.

Conscientiousness

When we are thoughtful and meticulous, our work is done once, and done right. This increases efficiency, fulfilment and momentum in team environments. A conscientious team creates the foundation for success.

Insightfulness

By creating a dynamic understanding of investment vehicles, business models, and customer demographics, we can develop a keen sense of all possible outcomes.

Interconnectedness

The world, humans, and business, are all interconnected beings that have an inseparable link. Decisions are made according to the ripple effect they create across organizations.

Rationalism

When we make decisions based on knowledge and reason, we create a space that removes the organized social and corporate constructs that have been impressed upon us.

Alignment

When moving in the same direction; thoughts, emotions, and actions give us the space to tap into our best selves. When teams are aligned, momentum is created.

Activism

Managing positive and sustainable change will have ripple effects across the economic, political, social, and environmental spectrum. Driving these reforms is our civic duty.

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Who we are

Cloud Nine Capital is a consortium of financial and technical specialists that invest in bleeding edge intellectual property within the supply chain of different market sectors. Using data, our team meticulously analyzes new investments and their impact within each marketplace we actively participate in.

  • Radically different IP commercialization and implementation
  • Optimized supply-chain portfolio for mitigated risk exposure
  • Vertical integration for enterprise cross channel pollination
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