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Hi, I'm Dougal Edwards, founder of Bright Arena.
We are Pioneers of Entrepreneurial Commercialisation
Bright Arena was founded in 2013 on a heritage of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Our mission is to create a step-change in the commercial and societal impact of Australia’s R&D through entrepreneurial endeavour.
We do this by working closely with visionary leaders, researchers and innovators to create the next generation of deep tech ventures and industries in Australia.
We tailor and embed sustainable entrepreneurial practices into your organisation, exponentially improving your commercial success and culture.
We believe you’ll find working with us refreshing and rewarding. We’ll help you embrace the emerging future and we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Who we work with
Early stage: We run proven high impact programs that empower and enable researchers and innovators to adopt new mindsets and mechanics to make meaningful commercial progress.
Later stages: We coach deep tech startup founders and teams as they spinout, raise investment and need to sustainably scale their venture. Supporting the shift from Founder to CEO are also core to this work.
Commercial Teams: We specialise in scaling commercialisation efforts to support startup and spinout activity that is repeatable, scalable, and aligned with the organisation’s strategy.
Leadership Teams: We help develop the capacity to become agile, opportunistic and embrace new ways of working. This work enables institutes to cultivate an entrepreneurial culture and a renewed sense of purpose.
We assist organisations to become more agile and embrace new ways of working that raise productivity and improve culture.
We enable businesses to go beyond traditional commercial models by installing an end-to-end entrepreneurial innovation and commercialisation Operating System that delivers exponentially greater returns on your investment in growth.
This helps organisations become more agile and embrace new ways of working that raise productivity, improve culture and enhance the bottom line.
We coach small and medium businesses to identify and exploit new growth opportunities and to launch new products, services or platforms to validated market growth.
Using our Venture OS™, an end-to-end innovation operating system, we save businesses significant time, money and resources and deliver exponentially greater returns on your innovation investment.
What we do
WE ARE Pioneers of Entrepreneurial Commercialisation