Building impactful startups

International not-for-profit Global Maritime Forum has joined forces with Rainmaking Innovation to solve what it terms ‘the biggest challenges faced by the maritime sector’.

The Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact programme is the first of its kind in terms of scale and global scope to be launched within the maritime, cargo transport and logistics sectors and is scheduled to last three years. The programme connects world leading corporations and innovative startups to address the biggest challenges in maritime, cargo transport and logistics. The first cycle is taking place in Hamburg, with partners from the region and startups headhunted globally. The programme focuses on true partnerships between the best and most relevant startups and P&L impact for world leading industry partners that can leverage Rainmaking Trade & Transport Impact to build, buy, pilot and invest in impactful startups.

Rainmaking is a corporate innovation and venture development firm which works with businesses and organizations of all shapes and sizes, from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 corporates, in order to solve challenges across the ever-changing landscape of innovation. The multidisciplinary team consist of some of the most experienced venture builders, strategists, engineers, designers, data scientists and growth experts around.

The Global Maritime Forum is an international not-for-profit organization committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing.

By Jake Frith

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