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Case study 1 Pre-investment due diligence

A cleantech venture capital (VC) investor wanted to connect with a hyper specialist academic to understand the science behind EV batteries to contribute to their pre-investment due diligence.

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1. Having worked with the investor to understand the project scope, ScholarTribe connected the investor with

 a hyper-specialist Postdoc at Oxford University

2. The Postdoc produced a 10-page report, including a summary on the industry, research trends, as well as answering  specific questions given by the VC

3. The report was accompanied by a 1-to-1 video consultation with the Postdoc to explain the key takeaways and answer  further questions


Following the report and discussion with the Postdoc, the client identified a structural problem with the investment opportunity and decided not to invest.

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