Dedicated senior
growth expertise

Corniche Growth Advisors is an entrepreneurial corporate development firm that helps grow mid-market and growth companies in selected dynamic and disruptive tech-sectors through both organic and inorganic strategies.

Welcome

At Corniche Growth Advisors we provide dedicated senior expertise and “go further” by starting with a deep understanding of the business, and validating strategies through market engagement and execution.

As a boutique advisory firm, we are able to provide the hands-on, flexible, senior attention to mid-market and growth companies that the large TMT research and advisory firms find hard to match.

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Sectors

"All things mobile" with a focus on Mobile payments and IoT.

With competency in “all things mobile”, we focus on the broader Mobile Payments and IoT (Internet of Things) sectors, where we have a deep knowledge of the ecosystems, structures, trends, value drivers, underlying technology and where we have senior relationships with key decision makers. We also have a special interest in Developing Market Applicable technologies and technology businesses originating from developed markets.

Mobile Payments

Our coverage includes all types of mobile payments such as P2P, in-app commerce, virtual goods, MPOS, card-based solutions, NFC and contactless, mobile money, carrier billing, micro-payments and payment/multi-purpose wallets…

Internet of things

Our coverage includes businesses involved in all aspects of the IoT technology stack such as optimised M2M connectivity platforms, cloud hosting providers, smart devices, their components & platforms, software developer ecosystems and data analytics…

Developing Market Applicable

Having worked extensively in both developing and developed markets, we have a special interest in technologies and technology businesses (beyond IoT and Payments) from developed markets that are extendable into developing markets…

“Corniche Growth Advisors introduced the best possible partner in the region to us, and have supported us every step of the way in getting this complex agreement done. I would like to thank them for their dedication and professionalism.”

Walter Komarek, President and Managing Partner, Forbesfone

Services

Comprehensive organic & inorganic growth services.

Organic go-to-market strategies include building new business models, strategic partnerships, target segments/customer-types, channels and geographies, whilst inorganic strategies include buy/sell-side M&A and capital raising.

Organic services

Go-to-market strategies

Developing & identifying strategies for new business & pricing models, new target market segments and customer-types, new channels as well as geographical expansion.

Strategy validation & execution

Identifying, engaging & testing feasibility of potential customers, channels & partners, as well as validating & executing business development.

Strategy optimisation

Developing winning strategies through research, analysis, studies, market engagement, financial models & business plans.

Strategic partnerships

Identifying and developing strategic partnerships for branding, marketing, channel, market-entry, technology & supplier.

Inorganic services

Mergers & acquistitions

Identifying buy-side or sell-side targets for acquisition, merger or exit.

Funding strategies

Development of a goal-based funding strategy based on equity, debt, project finance etc.

Documentation preparation

Preparation & refinement of business plans, financial models, financial documentation, valuations & pitch decks.

Investor identification

Sourcing and qualifying of suitable investors.

Financial structuring & optimisation

Structuring & optimisation of financial deals.

Due diligence

Managing due diligences including defending or challenging the business plan & valuation.

Deal closing

Effective management of legal & financial processes.

“Corniche were highly responsive and professional, resulting in a definitive decision to invest.”

Charles Vaslet, Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures.

Mandates

Over 20 years of real experience in entrepreneurial growth.

Our entrepreneurial track record provides real experience of founding, capital raising, growing and exiting our own mobile-related businesses, for which there is no substitute.

Blog

Latest industry news & insights.