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We create products that enable start-ups to access hard-to-find business insight and advice, on their own terms

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Report store, with 8,000 SWOT reports on the leading corporates and dotcoms

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Report Store

Company SWOT's

Our 7,000+ in-depth company profile and SWOT analysis reports start at just $195. Each report is updated and delivered with a two business day turnaround time

Dotcom SWOT's

Our strategic profiles cover 800 leading dotcoms and platforms. Each report is available with a two business day turnaround time

Industry Reports

Trusted by prominent entrepreneurs and corporates

From entrepreneurial start-ups through to mature enterprises, our Board-friendly competitive intelligence reports have helped countless business leaders make better decisions.

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Industry Coverage

Does playing computer games improve cognitive performance in children?

In a reversal of the previously held consensus, a new research study from Vermont University in the United States has come to the conclusion...

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Grey Data Blog

SaaS tools, business models and advice

Recruitment Directory

Country-specific listings for platform industry recruitment consultants.

Knowledge Base

Access our problem-solving database and thousands of handpicked academic reports.

Benchmarking Tools

60+ platform analysis tools to help solve problems and benchmark performance.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Question and answer sessions with industry experts offering opinion and informal help.

Interactive Templates

Download hard-to-find Excel, Word and Powerpoint files relevant to your industry.

Business Models

Explore our collection of dotcom business models and spreadsheets.

Covering Bases

The start-up advice blog, aimed at both first time founders and serial entrepreneurs

Why platforms are using offshore software developers to scale

So you’ve created a killer platform using expert software developers, and now you want to grow it and increase...

How to perform internal audits

Companies across all business sectors will be familiar with the concept of internal audits. There are many reasons why your...

How to automate sales and quotation proposals

The sales quotation process begins when your client shows interest in your products or services and requests a quote....

Why Logiwa is arguably the best WMS software out there

With the advent of technology, most business owners now depend on software programs to improve efficiency in the workplace. According...

Advisory & Consulting

Product Development

From ideation through to roadmaps and release planning, we identify the opportunities and value throughout the product lifecycle.

Interim Management

Interim recruitment solutions for dotcom’s that require executives and managers during start-up, scale, transition, or transformation.

Innovation & Change

We help business innovate on product, operations and strategy. Our solutions are based on achieving realistic, tangible and measurable innovation.

Commercial Development

If your commercial model is based around e-commerce transactions, advertising, subscriptions, or services, we can help you scale revenue.

Audience Development

From planning through to execution, our full service audience development offering can help propel your business to the next level and beyond.

Start-up Advisory

Advisory services designed for entrepreneurs, NewCo's and start-up’s looking to build, launch, or grow a platform-based business.

Business Models

We build and optimise business plans and business models in order to increase the potential to raise capital, or optimise strategy.

Competitive Intelligence

Bespoke competitive analysis projects to increase your competitiveness within the industry, or develop a powerful USP.