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Our Focus Areas

From distributed ledgers to quantum computing, the metaverse to workforce automation, our team brings unique insights and curated connectivity to our Members no matter what their vertical or strategic focus is. Despite the breadth of Members we serve and the wide variety of topics we cover, there are areas we focus on more frequently than others, such as Sustainability, AI, Supply Chain & Logistics, and the Future of Work.


There is no innovation without sustainability – or at the very least, people won’t award you with innovator of the year if your new product is WORSE for the environment. As governments around the world announce climate commitments and pass related environmental policies and with growing pressures to get to net zero from consumers, companies are now forced to reckon with encompassing net neutrality into new products, services, processes and messaging. These climate initiatives require transformative action and investments – but the sustainability landscape is complex to navigate, with new players emerging every day.

Whether it’s Carbon Capture, Battery Recycling, Electrification, Regenerative Agriculture, Hydrogen, Green Steel, Renewable Energy, or Synthetic Biology, we have deep expertise in understanding and evaluating these emerging spaces, and sourcing the relevant investment, acquisition, and partnership opportunities for our Members.

From Chief Impact and Sustainability Officer to Heads of CVC or Corporate Development, we advise our Members on how to achieve their sustainability goals by:

  • Supporting them with their decarbonization strategy development and roadmap
  • Setting up sustainability funds, building out investment theses and sourcing and diligencing targets
  • Curating introductions to cutting-edge climate tech startups and solution providers peer corporate executives and investors for knowledge sharing and best practices
  • Building partnerships with relevant stakeholders across sectors and preparing nuanced outreach and engagement strategies,

Whether you are early in your journey and need help building sustainability goals and your strategy or are more advanced and need help translating strategy into actionable opportunities, Silicon Foundry can support you on your sustainability journey.

Artificial Intelligence

The fourth industrial revolution is being powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), and it is redefining how businesses across industries strategize, operate, and innovate. In this era where data is the new oil, AI is the engine that’s driving value from it. Whether it’s automating tedious tasks, making accurate predictions, enhancing customer experiences, or inventing entirely new ways of doing business, the possibilities are boundless. However, AI’s ever-evolving nature, coupled with its profound implications for businesses, means that navigating its terrain can be challenging. There are ethical considerations, technology choices, talent scarcities, and integration complexities to grapple with.

From Neural Networks, Deep Learning, NLP, Robotics, Computer Vision to AI Ethics, Data Governance, and AI Infrastructure, our team is at the forefront of understanding these domains. We stay updated with breakthroughs and maintain robust connectivity with pioneers in these spaces, ensuring that our Members are always ahead of the curve.

In an AI-driven world, enterprises need more than just algorithms; they need strategy, foresight, and the right connections. With expertise across the AI ecosystem, Silicon Foundry partners with leading enterprises to develop and implement impactful AI initiatives. We advise clients on AI strategy, evaluate emerging technologies, connect with cutting edge startups, and catalyze partnerships to accelerate impact. This includes:

  • Assisting in the development of robust AI strategies and identifying high-potential use cases tailored for their business.
  • Curating introductions to groundbreaking AI startups and solution providers that align with their strategic objectives.
  • Demystifying the complex landscape of AI through workshops, intelligence briefings, and executive education, ensuring they remain informed and proactive.
  • Organizing exclusive events and think-tank sessions where AI leaders, practitioners, and enthusiasts from various industries come together, fostering knowledge sharing, collaboration, and ideation.
  • Collaborating with experts in the AI ethics space to ensure that our Members’ AI endeavors are responsible, transparent, and aligned with global best practices.
  • Building partnerships with AI stakeholders across sectors, ensuring that our Members’ AI outreach and engagement is strategic, relevant, and impactful.

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Supply Chain & Logistics

In today’s interconnected and globalized world, where customers place orders online with one-click and expect goods to be delivered within days or hours, supply chains play a crucial role in the success and stability of businesses across various industries. Over the last few years, disruptions such as natural disasters, trade conflicts, and the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the vulnerability of traditional supply chains.  More recently, inflation and rising interest rates have caused volatility and unpredictability around supply and demand planning, resulting in excess and out-of-season inventory and widespread layoffs.  For corporates – whether retailers, logistics players, or software providers – the question is no longer if they need to level up their supply chains to withstand and adapt to the new normal, but instead how they can do so to ensure the continuous flow of goods and services, all the while delighting customers along the journey.

By leveraging our expertise and  connectivity, we have built a world-class practice around developing and activating next-generation supply chains.  From supply chain visibility, warehouse automation, inventory management, autonomous vehicles, asset tracking, sustainable packaging, last-mile delivery, reverse logistics, and everything in between, we help our Members navigate emerging trends and technologies to identify high-alignment opportunities.  

At Silicon Foundry, we partner with our Members to support their initiatives around building more agile, resilient, and sustainable supply chain operations by:

  • Supporting them with developing their supply chain transformation strategy and implementation plans
  • Curating introductions to cutting-edge supply chain tech startups and solution providers
  • Leveraging our wide network of startups and technology experts working on emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, IoT, and automation to deliver insights into the latest advancements in supply chain 
  • Curating exclusive workshops, events, and innovation programs that facilitate knowledge sharing, collaboration, and ideation from cross-industry peers 
  • Building partnerships with relevant stakeholders across sectors and preparing nuanced outreach and engagement strategies

Future of the Workplace

The last three years have changed our assumptions about when, where, and how work takes place. Some argue this has been the most fundamental shift in the norms of work for knowledge workers. Organizations across all industries are (re)evaluating their workplace design strategy as new (and often conflicting)  insights emerge on which approaches are most effective at driving productivity, collaboration, and ultimately business outcomes. 

At the same time, Covid-19 led to an explosion of new software solutions that are powering physical and digital workplaces. From sensors to autonomous climate control, asynchronous communication tools to immersive VR experiences,  live co-working solutions and workspace aggregation solutions – the choices available to organizations are vast and varied.

We work with CHRO, CTOs, Heads of Real Estate and Workplace design leads to answer questions such as: 

  • What defines a successful hybrid work model tailored to our unique needs?
  • What is the core purpose of our office space, and how should its design evolve accordingly?
  • Which technology solutions are essential to enable our workplace strategy effectively?

There is no one right way, no silver bullet, no killer app. We support organizations in defining their workplace strategy and model, and subsequently technologies and implementation approaches that uniquely fit their culture and context.

At Silicon Foundry, we leverage our network and insights from cutting-edge startups, trailblazing Corporates, and pioneering VCs to explore how leading organizations: can redefine and supercharge their Future of Work strategy. This includes:

  • Orchestrating immersive visits and engaging conversations with the most innovative thought leaders in the space to experience different Future of Work strategies firsthand
  • Assessing the current technology stack and identifying and prioritizing  potential gaps and opportunities
  • Curating introductions to  leading tech startups and solution providers, evaluating the fit for the organization, and structuring partnerships/ proof of concepts 
  • Keeping up to date with the latest trends, insights, and best practices in the space to ensure the latest thinking is 
  • Accessing our community of peers who are solving similar challenges in other corporations.

Who We Work With