Consulting Products

We deliver our services to the blue-chip corporate, growth company’s and the investment community. We work alongside our clients to address strategic, marketing, business planning, management and investment projects. Our Team has a broad range of experience within the Technology, Media and Telecommunication sectors and has particular expertise in Knowledge, Strategy, Mobile Web, Digital Footprint, Funding, Digital identity, trust and Privacy, Implementation, Cost Control

Blue-Chip Corporate

AMF Ventures delivers professional and expert advice on 2.0 thinking and implications. We complement a global consulting or research company as our focus is on Knowledge, innovation, disruptive technology and growth opportunity. We have an intimate knowledge of grass route activity, enabling AMF to deliver refinement and focus of strategic intent. AMF Ventures will source opportunities for corporate venturing or sanitise internal projects.

Growth Company

AMF Ventures will provide Strategy, Funding and Implementation support. All work undertaken will have a heavy bias for practical and simple solutions in close working relationship with existing management. AMF Ventures will deliver the financial model, support structural decision making, develop investor presentations, provide road show management or term sheet offer negotiation.

Investment Community

AMF Ventures provides Diligence, deal flow and practical management assistance for portfolio companies. AMF Ventures boost portfolio companies in achieving Tactical Revenue, Form partnerships with operators or major suppliers, restructure or adjust/align the cost base.

Knowledge

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AMF Ventures provides knowledge-based services on the developments and implications of operating in a converged 2.0 world.
AMF Ventures works for Technology, Media and Telecommunications companies who are considering a global readership and are discovering how to derive value from next generation networks and devices

 

Executive Briefings
Executives who value opinion free from internal bias, appreciate our regular ‘one–on-one’ sessions and team briefings. These sessions are a focussed way for decision makers to spot trends on the horizon.
Connecting
AMF Ventures arranges private events bringing together executives and experts to discuss and debate key industry trends. These sessions provide senior management with the opportunity to grow their personal networks and to hear from those who are introducing radical thinking in the industry.
Seminars & Debate
A key part of our service is adding value to a strategy away-day, or to internal conferences. . AMF Ventures team members are experts in presenting, chairing and leading debate. Where needed, we complement our internal expertise by drawing upon a wide rang of professionals from our network.
Public Forum
AMF Ventures organises a range of public forums where the cross pollination of ideas from debate allows professionals, in different sectors of the digital value chain, to formulate and refine strategy.
  Research
Knowledge is an essential component of our service offering. AMF Ventures can provide a deep layer of market, professional and consumer insight to every project.

Strategy

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AMF Ventures has a proven and stable team of experts available for short term or long term work.
Our core team is supported by a network of partners and independent associates.

 

Business Strategy
Classic consulting and advisory support. We engage with your organisation to create wealth from idea conception to exit. Our experts will work alongside you, within your framework to deliver a strategy that creates shareholder value.
Competitive
Landscape Positioning in a dynamic market is complex. AMF Ventures is able to bring tools and experience that will boost your strategy team. We identify partners and competitors inside and outside your sector. We deliver risk management scenarios taking a wide-ranging view of competition, technology and market evolution.
Partnerships
AMF Ventures has wide experience in the sourcing of key partners to support the strategic vision. We understand how to establish a workable structure, negotiate terms, repair and rebuild broken agreements and conduct partner diligence to provide a matching of culture and delivery capability.
Exit Planning
With few exceptions, exit planning is the most difficult period for any CEO. Research shows that many owner managers fail to achieve the transition successfully - and do not receive their expected value. AMF Ventures understands the boundaries and expectations and is able to advise and implement an exit.

Mobile Web

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AMF Ventures delivers a full range of advisory support to companies regarding mobile data, mobile web, mobile web 2.0, and mobile 2.

The team have published several books on the topic and are recognised leaders in this specialist field.

 

Insight
The team has been helping and advising on mobile data applications, technologies and services since 1996 and has been involved in starting business and helping corporate minds understand the implications. Our specialist skills work well in organised brain storms and in helping to prepare detailed plans.
Applications
There is a blur between web & mobile applications. AMF Ventures can help you make the right application strategy decisions. It is not the case of build it and hope. AMF Ventures has developed a process and method to help companies make decisions, understand the issues and get results.

Social Media
Social media is new and AMF Ventures is continually pushing, forging and spearheading understanding and what can be achieved on zero budget and time. AMF Ventures has built a toolkit of social media applications; how to use them and how to read and interrupt the results with a unique management dashboard that provides detailed measures for monitoring social media activity and change planning.

Implementation
AMF Ventures has build a profile of the eleven implementations of Mobile Web 2.0 including INS and can offer both key management decision and deep technical support.


Digital Footprint

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AMF Ventures can help you address the strategic implications of digital data and its ownership

 

Business strategy
Digital Footprint is about data. Data has to be gathered, stored, analysed and used to create valued products and services. AMF Ventures understands the strategic issues and can help build the business case and deliver strategic advise on contracts and rights of use.
Business Models
AMF Ventures has build a framework for the numerous business models that are created from the exploitation opportunities created from user data and can help match the right model to your business. AMF will generate a plan with assumptions that can be justified from available data points

Partnerships
Digital data and delivering services is about partnerships and AMF ventures through its extensive database and network can find partners for you that will work.

Social Media
Social media is new and AMF Ventures is continually pushing, forging and spearheading understanding and what can be achieved on zero budget and time. AMF Ventures has built a toolkit of social media applications; how to use them and how to read and interrupt the results with a unique management dashboard that provides detailed measures for monitoring social media activity and change planning.


Funding

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If the team is critical, and funding is essential, then getting the right structure is crucial.
Managing the expectations is the indispensable role AMF Ventures brings to the funding and structuring process.

Structure
AMF Ventures is able to provide opinion on company structure and the different types and sources of funding. We are able to advise on clauses, terms and implications, whether a shareholders agreement, debt finance or equity investment.
Financial Modelling
The impact of decisions made from a financial model is immense. Potential investors, founders and management see the model from different perspectives and with different motivations. AMF Ventures is able to build or validate a detailed financial model, challenge or confirm the assumptions in the model and provide a judgement about the strength of the approach and scenario sensitivity. AMF Ventures provides an independent external viewpoint and helps develop an investment model. We also provide realistic budgeting and a monthly management reporting tool suited to your business, depending on the current situation.

Diligence
Diligence requires a deep understanding of the business and the role the business fulfils in the value chain. AMF Ventures is able to act for:

  • an investor seeking to place capital;
  • a purchaser looking to acquire assets or a going concern, and;
  • a seller who wishes to dispose of a business or profit and loss account.

Digital identity, trust and privacy

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Digital you and the links to digital identity, trust and privacy are complex and there is a long line of companies who have got it wrong.
AMF Ventures can bring case studies and ideas to avoid the obvious pitfalls.

 

Business strategy
Digital Footprint is about data. Data has to be gathered, stored, analysed and used to create valued products and services. AMF Ventures understands the strategic issues and can help build the business case and deliver strategic advise on contracts and rights of use.
Business Models
AMF Ventures has build a framework for the numerous business models that are created from the exploitation opportunities created from user data and can help match the right model to your business. AMF will generate a plan with assumptions that can be justified from available data points

Ownership
Digital data is owned. AMF Ventures can deliver understanding of the importance and differences of ownership, access, rights and use of data from owned, purchased, implied, gathered and partner data; who owns and has rights and the implications of the resulting data analysis.

Partnerships
Digital data and delivering services is about partnerships and AMF Ventures through its extensive database and network can find partners for you that will work.


Implementation

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AMF Ventures can help you address strategic and tactical implementation projects.
Our team is based in London, with partner companies in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Holland and the US.

 

Team Support
AMF Ventures will deliver a team which provides hands-on delivery, tactical assistance, project management or planning support. We are able to supplement our interim management team from our professional associate network to deliver skilled individuals on a short term or a long term basis.
Tactical Revenue
Turning initial traction into sustainable market momentum requires a balance between tactical and strategic activities. Sales teams that focus only on short-term, tactical revenue opportunities do not lay the sales foundation for longer-term programme. Conversely, teams that focus on strategic programmes at the expense of tactical revenue fail to deliver sufficient results soon enough to justify further investment. AMF Ventures can help find the right balance between short-term tactical needs and the longer-term strategic requirements by delivering sales opportunities and sales management.

Technology Decisions
Debating technologies and standards with AMF Ventures experts, is a practical means of helping to determine the risks and benefits associated with technology choice. AMF Ventures has helped debate the benefits of :

  • platforms and API’s with operators;
  • software with system designers;
  • handset OS with manufactures and;
  • SDK’s with developers.

Cost Control

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Mobile can deliver real benefits in terms of reduced telecoms cost and traceability

 

Control
Communication bills are a significant proportion over overheads and are strategic. There is an important balance to be achieved between communication agility/ reliability and cost. AMF Ventures can provide guidance on how this can be achieved.
Traceability
Some calls and locations need to be recorded and assets need to be tracked. AMF Ventures is able to help companies with insight on what is possible and what works.

Applications
With 100,000 applications available which one and what will be the benefit. Internal development or purchase. AMF Ventures is able to provide a framework to help companies get value and control costs using mobile applications

Business Process
Bring cost control in with new applications and delivering traceability often requires a fresh and external look at business processes. AMF Ventures is able to provide the review and input on any changes that will bring in additional saving and higher governance controls.