Blueprint for Success:

Blueprint for Success:

Start Your Alliance

Start Your Alliance

Launch Your Alliance

Launch Your Alliance

Manage Your Alliance

Manage Your Alliance

Grow Your Alliance

Grow Your Alliance
Blueprint for Success:
Blueprint for Success:

Inventures is an alliance management company specializing in expanding markets for new and growing companies by creating, launching, and managing collaborative alliances or “business ecosystems.” Alliances often engage us to help them define their goals and desired results. We work closely with legal advisors and founding sponsors to structure their alliance so they have a strong organizational foundation.
We also play a key role in developing required solutions, e.g., specs, standards, reference implementations, test suites, certification and compliance programs. read more.

Start Your Alliance
Start Your Alliance

Accelerating market acceptance of standards and technologies requires a well-coordinated ecosystem of interdependent entities.

Inventures helps with everything from recruitment and retention to building awareness with activities including market education programs. read more.

Launch Your Alliance
Launch Your Alliance

Collaboration opportunities can make a huge difference in building market acceptance.

Our experienced team, with its stellar reputation for delivering cost-effective, high-impact events, has experience managing wide-ranging activities, including board and working group meetings, member meetings, open house and recruiting events, tradeshows and industry events, and Web and teleconferencing seminars. read more.

Manage Your Alliance
Manage Your Alliance

We deliver high quality, highly responsive virtual back office services based on established best practices. Key areas include financial management, membership services and support, certification administration services, and monthly financial and membership reporting that includes 501(c)(6) filing and reporting.

We also offer a Web-based collaboration portal, a fully integrated solution for managing membership, finances, and certification. read more.

Grow Your Alliance
Grow Your Alliance

Inventures offers a rich set of a la carte services, ranging from basic membership administration through extensive custom program development and support. Our services scale easily depending on organizational need, and include executive management services (executive director, program management and committee support); strategic marketing and communications; technology alliance programs (certification, compliance, and interoperability testing services); and website presence and social media strategy. read more.

  Featured News

ZigBee Alliance And Thread Group Collaborate To Aid Development Of Connected Home Products
Agreement Opens Doors for ZigBee Cluster Library Application Protocol to Run On Thread Networks

SAN RAMON, Calif. - Apr. 2, 2015 - The ZigBee Alliance (www.ZigBee.org) and the Thread Group (www.threadgroup.org) today announced they are collaborating to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks. By working together, ZigBee and Thread can jointly provide an interoperable solution to help streamline product development and ultimately improve the consumer's experience in the connected home. read more

  Featured Video

ClimateTalk is a digital communication standard designed specifically for the residential market to enable plug and play connectivity and interoperability of the mechanical systems in the home.

In this video, Members discuss the benefits of joining the Alliance and the importance of ClimateTalk in home connectivity.

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  Inventures News

New LoRa™ Alliance To Enable Worldwide Mobility For The Internet Of Things
SAN RAMON, Calif., – January 6, 2015 - 
The LoRa™ Alliance mission is to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) being deployed around the world to enable Internet of Things. Read More »

Introducing Thread: A New Wireless Networking Protocol for the Home
SAN RAMON, Calif., – July 15, 2014 - 
Industry-leading companies form Thread Group to create simple, secure and low-power network for the home and its connected products. Thread Group. Read More »

SmithBucklin Acquires Inventures, Inc.
CHICAGO, Ill. & SAN RAMON, Calif., – May 14, 2013 – SmithBucklin announced today that it acquired Inventures, Inc., a pioneer in developing, launching, managing and growing industry alliances across the high-tech, clean/green energy and healthcare markets. These alliances help their members collaborate, accelerate innovation and realize commercial opportunities. The announcement was made by Henry Givray, president and CEO of SmithBucklin, and Deepak Kamlani, founder and CEO of Inventures. Read More »