Valid8 Innovations
Successful product launch & reduce your risks.
Validate Innovations
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Welcome to
Valid8 Innovations

Cheers to the founders with the bright ideas, the creators, the dreamers, the problem solvers, the game changers and their enablers. Let’s collaborate and make success happen.

Valid8 Innovations drives successful innovation and commercialisation.

Valid8 assesses an innovation’s “readiness” for investment, mergers, acquisitions, resource allocation, commercialisation and launch.

Valid8 uses neuroscience, scientific algorithms and compatibility testing to increases the chances for success. 

We offer a range of services and decision making models that mitigates the biases, risks and potential losses.

We focus on proving the desirability , feasibility and viability of your product and services. We refine the innovation roadmap by ensuring “market fit”. 

We complement agility with customer design and market fit.

We are part of that great ecosystem of ideation, innovation and commercialisation. We love the enthusiasm, drive and passion that innovators, investors, government supporters and  business enterprises.

With a 9/10 failure rate for innovations, we can do better – as a collective.

We want to harness the collective genius, enthusiasm and talent to give founders , start ups and scale up’s every opportunity to see their ideas come to life. Partner with us.


Valid8 Readiness Score, is a decision modelling tool based in neuroscience, research, experience and common sense to accelerate the success of our startups and innovators.
Valid8 seeks to save time, money and resources to get our “bright idea” to market.
Valid8 mitigates the risk and potential for expensive failures for innovators and businesses investing in innovations.
Valid8 Compatibility Matrix is a “match maker” introducing "founders with solutions" to "established businesses who have challenges" that need to be solved.
Valid8 works with organisations to drive innovation and innovative cultures in large organisations.
Valid8 is a platform that builds “readiness” for innovators and startups seeking investment, mergers, acquisition or scale.
Valid8 innovation is a platform that combines strategy, neuroscience, governance and action to provide some due diligence around getting your product to market so everyone in the “startup” community wins.

The facts

In Australia, 3 startups are launched every minutes. However ...

number of business that will fail


42% no market need


29% ran out of cash


23% not the right team


19% outcompeted


    • Responsible for 1.6m new jobs 

    • Large & small firms that invested in innovation outperformed firms that don’t.
    • According to PwC, the Aus tech startup sector (<$5m in annual revenue) has the potential to:

      • Contribute $109bn (4% of GDP)
      • Generate 5,400,000 jobs by 2033

Dept of Industry, Innovation and Science, 2016



An matrix to determine the best fit between an innovation and a business enterprise user.


• Facilitating Proof of Concept Trials
• Establishment of channel partners/distribution channels
• Connections and introductions to Investors
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A score that determines the maturity of the innovation and readiness for trial with an enterprise user.


• Based on academic papers, analysis and neuroscience
• Recommendations of next steps and priorities
• Followup 30 minute review with your innovation cheerleader
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Trial with enterprise users matched with Compatibility Matrix


• Facilitation of research and reporting
• Project management
• Ethical guidelines
• Connection – building and creating connections
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Optimise your resources

Time, money and people

Reduce your risk

Challenge assumptions, create a path, test and retest


Connects with the right people, businesses, potential customers and investors when it’s the right time


Feasibility, viability and desirability. The three things you need to determine prior to market entry

Who We work With

Venture Capitalists, Investors

Validation of concept
Want increased certainty and reliability
Seeking opportunities with minimum risk
Want a front row seat at early stage

Government + Industry

Want to support local innovation
Seek to attract industry investment
Create jobs to support communities
Encourage innovation to solve problems

Innovator / Founder

Provide certainty and support
Optimise resources
Accelerate successful commercialisation
Provide the right introductions at the right time

Enterprise Users

Bring innovation success in house
Build innovative cultures and relationships
Build strategic alignment within teams
Create cross industry collaboration


Matt Krueger – iChef Founder


“We had worked with a passion on our project for many years, the project in which we could see was going to make a difference for many. We sought advice, paid large amounts of money others to make the dream a reality only to be disappointed. After a time we had hit a wall…

Go Tradie

Adam Fazzani – GoTradie 


“Valid8 is a great assessment program all Start-Up Founders should use before they go to market and all Investors and Grant Funds should look to see if Founders have gone beyond a self-assessment before they search for investment. I hear time and time again “Founders are unaware of their blind…

Little Tree Restaurant

Switched on Bookkeeping


“Participating in the trial required an open mind, understanding of the founder’s needs for research whilst also putting the needs of my client first. It was great to provide feedback during the trial which would enhance the offering and at the same time notice the difference and realisation of real…