B2B companies with demonstrated expertise entering the direct to consumer market
Founders with a developed concept yet to be fully realised
Pure-play domestic companies with a proven market fit ready to ramp
B2B companies with demonstrated expertise in other markets entering the direct to consumer market
Mature consumer brands with undercapitalised eCommerce channels
Well-funded companies going backwards for VC and PE firms
Because we enter the picture much earlier than traditional investors, our partnership requirements are not as stringent. Rather, we seek to validate the partnership and likelihood of your eCommerce business becoming investable during our Pilot program.
If we are not aligned, we will not move through Pilot stage.
We seek founders who:
We model up an early growth forecast, if there is not substantial upside, we won’t waste your time
For businesses already operating in the eCommerce space, we start with reviewing market potential and their current investability against key eCommerce valuation metrics including online traffic, customer acquisition and retention costs, search engine ranking and conversion.
For less established early stage concepts with fewer metrics, we thoroughly review eCommerce and market trends analysis, brand USP and the barriers to entry.
For spin off concepts and mature brands looking to enter consumer markets and build eCommerce capabilities, we assess their market expertise, the value of their existing channels versus the potential of going direct, current competition and long term business goals. This allows DigiVest to ensure we only partner with high potential businesses whose valuations we know we can improve.