Venture Consulting is an independent consulting business focused on the fast moving digital, media & telecoms sectors

We work with our clients to develop robust strategies for growth, increased profitability and diversification and provide implementation support 

We provide a wide range of end-to-end consulting services, advising established businesses through to emerging market challengers and disruptors. We help our clients to develop and implement strategic and operational initiatives that drive growth and performance improvement. Our solutions and services are analytically robust, but also pragmatic. We are focused on outcomes.

We are specialists rather than generalists – intimately familiar with the Australian telecoms, technology, digital and media markets
— Justin Jameson, Managing Director - Venture Consulting

Our Services

  • Strategy - Corporate strategy, Disruption diagnostic, Business planning, Business case modelling, Options analysis, Entry & exit strategy
  • Product & Content - Product development life cycle, Audience & behavioral segmentation, Rights acquisition and valuation
  • Sales & Marketing - Advertising sales optimisation, Pricing and distribution strategy, Customer segmentation and retention analysis
  • Digital - Digital diagnostic, Digital strategy, Transformation planning, Transformation execution, Portfolio management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions - Due diligence, Divestment strategy, Corporate restructure, Valuation support, 100-day planning
  • Technology & Operations - Technology audit & forecasting, Operational efficiency assessment, Outsourcing feasibility, Multi-platform strategy
  • Policy & Regulations - Bid strategy and support, Economic impact assessment, Lobbying support, Regulatory impact assessment and support
  • Organisation - Organisational restructure, Business transformation, Process management, Organisational design, Resourcing review
  • Performance Improvement - Cost & benefit analysis, Diagnostic review, Retention analysis, Resource reallocation, Workflow analysis, Portfolio analysis
  • Implementation Support - Negotiation support, Partnership identification and evaluation, Interim and change management, Project management

What we do

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Opportunity from Disruption

Venture Consulting provides a wide range of end-to-end consulting services, advising established businesses through to emerging market challengers and disruptors. We help our clients to develop and implement strategic and operational initiatives that drive growth and performance improvement. Our solutions and services are analytically robust, but also pragmatic. We are focused on outcomes.

 

 

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Strategy

We help our clients to answer the big questions and resolve the issues that drive their performance. We work with Boards, CEOs, CXOs and Business Unit leaders, domestically and across borders. We undertake strategic reviews, market reviews, five year planning, business case modelling, growth strategies, portfolio analysis, market entry/exit strategy, launch planning, bid strategy, and special projects. We also work closely with our colleagues at Venture Advisory on integrated market reviews and growth strategies

 

 

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Product and content

As sector specialists, we have a unique understanding of the role that content and services play in our clients’ businesses. We help our clients to develop, deploy and enhance content and services across their organisations. We support content and service development in digital, traditional media and telecoms environments.

We undertake content strategy, product development, product lifecycle management, product portfolio reviews, value rights, support rights bids, rights negotiations, product and service launches. We help our clients to define and design content propositions such as for VoD services. We also analyse and improve content performance including ratings assessment, buy rates, engagement and cross-platform performance.

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Sales and marketing

We provide specialist support to sales and marketing functions within our clients’ organisations. We analyse sales performance across platforms and media, driving performance improvement. We help clients to restructure their sales functions and enhance their sales propositions. We advise on cross-platform sales solutions.

We also help our clients to develop market segmentation analysis, to develop segment specific client propositions, to craft go to market plans and to develop specific marketing campaigns. 

 

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Digital optimisation

We work with companies to help them develop and enhance their digital channel capabilities. Our focus is on digital strategy development and execution – whether it be primarily focused on customer acquisition, commerce, marketing or service delivery.

 

 

 

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Performance improvement

In this hyper-competitive world, effective and efficient operations become critical. We help clients to understand where problems lie. We help them to develop effective KPIs and track these. We help clients become more cost efficient, to develop more efficient processes and to reduce complexity. We also help our clients improve performance through efficient and effective strategy implementation.

 

 

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Organisation

Structure drives performance; hence sub-optimal structure drives sub-optimal performance. We help our clients develop and optimise their organisational structures. We help to determine where problems lie and then to design and implement optimised structures. Our focus is on developing structures that can deliver on strategy. In this context our focus is on tying together decision making responsibility with P&L accountability, at a level that will allow the company’s strategy to be executed.

 

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Technology and operations

Our Media technology experts have deep, relevant, hands-on experience gained in local and international operations. We support clients with a wide range of services including assessment and benchmarking; digital workflow design; technology transition and forecasting; outsourcing feasibility; multiplatform architecture and major project planning and relocations. 

 

 

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Mergers and acquisitions

We help our clients with target identification, commercial and technical due diligence, valuation, risk analysis and post-merger integration. Venture Advisory, operating independently provides a full range of advisory services in support of transitions and capital raising. We also undertake portfolio strategy reviews and portfolio company strategy support on behalf of investors.

 

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Policy and regulation

We work with Ministers, Regulators and Corporates to provide advice on policy and regulatory matters. We provide input into policy formulation, we provide the analytics and modelling to support regulation definition, we undertake competition studies, we develop lobbying strategies, and write regulatory submissions. We also prepare expert reports for regulators and corporates. Finally, we contribute to the policy debate where possible; we believe in and aim to support rational policy making. 

 

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