Open Innovation is a key catalyst in the process of the industrial sector growth, allowing competitiveness in fast growing economies with parallel rising standard of living for the people.
Shirat pinpoints Start-up and innovative companies in various fields as deal flow for large corporates so they can achieve a leading competitive standpoint in their industry and field.
INNOVATION & HI-TECH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING
Developing a strong hi-tech base requires a combination of technical and managerial expertise, and a sense of entrepreneurship.
Shirat uses its expertise to promote the development of entrepreneurship through education, information, and special programs such as workshops, educating entrepreneurial oriented individuals and developing a culture of risk-investments and "acceptance of failure".
BUSINESS PLANNING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Expanding to regional and global markets is essential for existing and surviving in a competitive world. Based on advanced products and novel technologies, with the participation of local companies and authorities, Shirat assists companies in businesses development in Israel and in Asia.
This includes exposure to valuable business opportunities, professional investment advisory services, identifying strategic partners, market research, consulting, representation of companies in Asia, Israel and other regions.
VENTURE CAPITAL &
CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL
Venture Capital & Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) gain their central positioning by becoming a major tool for open innovation in large cooperates, in order for these to keep their continuous healthy growth.
Shirat is proud to provide its broad knowledge in this emerging sector, based on the experience and expertise acquired during many years, while working with the pioneers in Western Corporate VC.
Shirat is a managing partner of a global VC Fund (REDDS) and lead the investment process in numerous successful Israeli start up's.
TECHNOLOGICAL & BUSINESS INCUBATION
Shirat manages unique platforms of Business-Oriented Incubators ("BOI") in several cities in China.
The incubators provide an umbrella of funding, low-risk market entry and services for initiating and developing your business in the Chinese market. Depending on the incubator, the program includes funding by exposure to local investors and strategic potential clients and partners, follow on investments, assisting with registering the company HR issues, legal and financial guidance.
CROSS BORDER FORCE MULTIPLIERS & INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN HI-TECH
In today's global economy it is essential to find the right partners for cross national cooperation in hi-tech, at various levels. Israel and China, are a great example for natural force multipliers as Israel, the "Start-up Nation" is an innovation power house, while China, has the industrial capabilities, market and economic force to commercialize these technologies.
Shirat serves as a consultant to governments - national and local, municipalities and hi-tech and industrial zone administrations which are keen in maintaining local economic growth and exposing themselves to significant opportunities.
EDUCATION FOR HI-TECH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Education represents the potential of the society, economy and day to day life. Through education, we can build a brighter and better world. Specifically, entrepreneurial thinking, creativity and thinking "out of the box" are notions that should be encouraged from an early age. A special team at Shirat is dedicated to bring this notion to students, children and youth, from different backgrounds, countries and cultures.