Who is HippoMeter designed for?

Founders who:

  • Work on a deep tech or science-based solution to a global problem

  • Want to build a highly professional, diverse, internationally capable organisation

  • Are willing and able to expand ownership to bring in missing resources and competences

  • Aim at cross-border growth and new customers from foreign markets

  • Seek to raise international growth financing from professional investors



Who is HippoMeter designed for?

 Founders who: 

  • Work on a deep tech or science-based solution to a global problem
  • Want to build a highly professional, diverse, internationally capable organisation
  • Are willing and able to expand ownership to bring in missing resources and competences
  • Aim at cross-border growth and new customers from foreign markets
  • Seek to raise international growth financing from professional investors

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is Global Enabler?

Global Enabler is the company and community behind HippoMeter, at work to grow its own “baby Hippo” to market acceptance. All to help Good People build Great Companies.

 

What do you mean by a "Hippo"?

Hippo is short for High-Impact-and-Profit-Potential-Opportunity: A business case with high potential for both impact and profit, also referred to as a transformative business case. A Hippo can have the shape or form of, e.g., a startup or a scaleup, an innovation project within a university, or a corporate venture. The greatest Hippos solve big global problems and emerge as Unicorns.

How about safety, ownership, privacy, and use of data?

All HippoMeter data is safely guarded at Safetypass.EU, an industry-trusted GDPR compliant platform, on secured servers in Finland. The data is owned and controlled by Global Enabler Corporation Oy and it is not used for advertising purposes. The Team Leader of each evaluated company is the only person entitled to share the Internal Report and along with his/her Enabler Organisation the only party entitled to share the Financier Report.

Is HippoMeter applicable for all kind of businesses?

HippoMeter works best for Founders of deep tech or science based startups seeking to raise international growth funding to enter foreign markets, but it works across different sectors, industries, technologies, and business models. With HippoMeter, Founders can help Financiers and Enablers find and select the kinds of companies they are best positioned to serve – and be themselves selected for the right reasons.

 

How should I prepare myself to use HippoMeter?

As user experience, HippoMeter is of kin a multiple-choice questionnaire. It requires 1-3 hours of private online time, either at one go or across several shorter sessions. When responding, be realistic and factual. Think of evidence at every measurement. Unsubstantiated claims will back-fire. Don’t hesitate to respond “I don’t know” at any point.

 

What is the background of HippoMeter?

HippoMeter is based on an award-winning concept and method, backed by years of robust university research, and proven  in 9 pilots with international, national and regional enabler organisations engaging startups from 33 countries on 5 continents. The deeper roots are in discoveries by seasoned entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on Opportunity and how Ownership can be the key enabler.

 

How can I get to use HippoMeter?

You can obtain HippoMeter product rights by contacting us via this website. HippoMeter One is to evaluate one single business case and HippoMeter Portfolio to evaluate up-to 100 startups and beyond.

 

What are the technical requirements to using HippoMeter?

Technically, one only needs a personalised email address, a device (phone, pad, or pc), and online connection to use HippoMeter. There are no compatibility issues.

 

Who owns and operates HippoMeter?

HippoMeter and the underlying algorithm, designs and data are owned and operated by Global Enabler Corporation Oy, a private Finland registered limited liability company. The HippoMeter functionalities and data are maintained on the industry-trusted Safetypass.EU platform on secured servers in Tampere, Finland.

 

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