Venture Development

Shortening time to market

Some of the most exciting and innovative solutions are being pursued by startups and brave entrepreneurs. These pioneers in digital transformation are agile, committed, and often apply new technology quicker than some of their more established peers.

We also believe every application built on Corda—no matter what stage—deserves a trusted partner who is invested in their long-term success. That’s why we have an entire team at R3—Venture Development—committed to accelerating and cultivating CorDapps that sit at the edge of adoption. We offer a variety of resources and support for every stage of the blockchain journey.

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A gateway into our ecosystem

If you are a Pre-Series A company building on Corda, R3’s Venture Development program can provide a gateway into our ecosystem. We can help you to validate your business and get to market faster.

Here’s what you can expect from the program:

  • Community events and workshop
  • Mentorship from industry leaders
  • Access to potential customers and investors
  • Partnerships with high-quality incubator and accelerator programs
  • Sponsored industry challenges

Programs + Benefits


For early stage CorDapp builders, we can help kick start your business by linking up entrepreneurs and founders with relevant participants in R3’s blockchain ecosystem—everyone from angel investors and VCs to mentors and fellow CorDapp builders. We offer tools to help businesses get off the ground such as start-up playbooks, workshops, invitations to Corda community demo days, meetups and more.

Incubator + Accelerator programs

For apps that are further along in their development, Venture Development can fast track getting their CorDapps to market faster by hosting Corda challenges. We can also assist with partner incubator and accelerator programs, which can include access to sales/marketing teams, demo days, coaches, advisors and more. We can also host dev-focused community events to help increase developer adoption and mindshare.

If interested in learning more about Venture Development and our program benefits for startups, contact us today.