Who is HippoMeter designed for?

Founder teams who:

  • Aim to raise 1-10M€ in scaleup funding
  • Seek maximally rapid international growth
  • Work on a disruptive solution to a big problem
  • Want to build an internationally capable organisation
  • Are willing to expand ownership to maximize capacity

    Who is HippoMeter designed for?

    Founder teams who: 

    • Aim to raise 1-10M€ in scaleup funding
    • Seek maximally rapid international growth
    • Work on a disruptive solution to a big problem
    • Want to build an internationally capable organisation
    • Are willing to expand ownership to maximize capacity

    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.

     

    How to identify 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 and privacy of data?

    HippoMeter® is developed and owned by Global Enabler Corporation. It is built and operated on top of the industry-trusted SafetyPass competence management platform, which is developed and owned by Redicom Oy. Both HippoMeter and SafetyPass are GDPR compliant. All data is securely stored on SafetyPass servers at a safe physical location in Finland. All data is considered confidential. No data is disclosed to third parties, for example, for targeted advertising.

    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. HippoMeter works across different sectors, industries, technologies, and business models. With HippoMeter, Founders can help Investors, Financiers and other Enablers find and select the kinds of companies whose shortcomings they can help fix – and be themselves selected for the right reasons.

     

    How should I prepare myself to use HippoMeter?

    In term of user experience, HippoMeter is a multiple-choice questionnaire. It requires 1-2 hours of private online time to complete, either at once 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 over 30 countries. The deeper roots are in discoveries by seasoned entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on Opportunity and market acceptance 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 tablet, laptop, or pc, and online connection to use HippoMeter. There are no compatibility issues.

     

    How about ownership of data and right of use?

    HippoMeter users retain ownership of the data they provide. Lead Respondents have the sole right to share their Internal Report and (along their HippoMeter sponsor, if any) Financier Report. Global Enabler Corporation and Redicom have the right to access and process the data as deemed necessary and relevant for the operation of the HippoMeter service. Global Enabler Corporation has the right to further analyse all data contained within the HippoMeter service for the purpose of developing and offering new features and services. No identifiable user or business specific details will be revealed at any point to third parties.

     

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