Corporate Innovation Optimization

Optimizing Innovation for Business Growth



Our Corporate Innovation Optimization services are designed to help organizations optimize innovation for sustainable business growth. We provide expert guidance on innovation strategy, innovation management, and innovation execution to help organizations unlock their innovation potential and achieve their desired outcomes.

Service - Corporate Innovation Services - Detailed Service Description

(“Connecting big business with world changing startup innovators”)

We leverage wisdom from hundreds of engagements, projects, workshops and direct corporate innovation and venture activities to provide access to the right type of innovation that companies are seeking to fill execution gaps.

Who has this problem and how do you describe it:


  • Corporate strategy, venture and innovation groups seeking to accelerate their activities in ClimateTech, and EdgeTech / Emerging Tech solutions solving complex problems
  • Teams lack extensive experience with the latest approaches for implementing programs at a high level 


  • Developing a solid understanding of the various approaches available for implementing them
  • Sourcing best in class talent and programs 
  • Reporting on results and optimizing communications for different audiences

What the solution looks like:

  • Standard package with modular customizations
  • Flexible, stage-specific compensation plans 

How does the solution work:

  • Minimum 6-12 month engagement
  • Initial consultation
  • Develop a customized program from a smaller set of proven structures
  • Build and operate the corporate innovation outpost
  • Conduct ongoing plan maintenance, optimization and negotiation support

Other Programs

Impact Venture Studio

Because of the strong shared insights developed with its ecosystem and and its thought leadership, the Thruline Networks team develops a solid understanding of the specific areas in each of the six identified categories of waste where the market that requires innovation. The team then prioritizes each of the areas of opportunity and evaluates a large number of companies trying to solve the challenge presented. As the investment arm of the firm, the studio works in two ways. First, the studio leverages in-house investment advisory programs that reduce risk and facilitate investors taking advantage of unique insights to add value through direct investment in the companies solving these problems. Second, when the team identifies gaps in the value chain that are not sufficiently being served, the group launches companies to address the need.

Thought Leadership

Through a variety of owned media assets, the Thruline team regularly researches and discusses trends, priorities and opportunities in impact, sustainability / regeneration, policy and finance. With a focus on topics that include biodiversity preservation, circular economy, sustainability, climate technology, resilient infrastructure and other inputs to the UN SDGs and Planetary Boundaries, the Thruline team leads in new knowledge creation and helps clients and investors to develop their own thought leadership for market positioning and brand differentiation.