The world faces a number of macro challenges for which technology can be seen as part of both the cause and the solution.

Rapid Innovation Group is an IP commercialisation firm dedicated to harnessing technological innovation in energy, natural resources, and major industry. The key drivers that bind these industries are the scale of the challenges, the scope of the market, and the need and willingness to adopt innovation.

Our purpose is to build shareholder value
Our direction mitigates risk and builds defensible market positions
Our success is measured by the growth of our clients
Our approach is to partner with clients as part of a single team

Latest posts

Space and early-stage companies

Tue 6 December 2016

No, I’m not talking about Elon Musk’s deep desire to travel to Mars (or Boeing’s apparently deep desire to beat him there), although I’m keenly watching to see whether we’re going to see a re-enactment of The Martian in my lifespan. My interest lies in the terrestrial use of space technology – a particular pertinent […]

Pick your champion

Fri 18 November 2016

As an early stage technology company, the early deals done with big companies can set the course for the business for some time into the future. Getting them done is rarely simple, but the first step is to make sure you have the right champion. It is a common misconception that because you are engaged […]

“I want to take a company from the lab to its first million and beyond”: An interview with James Evangelou on his 1 year RIG anniversary

Wed 2 November 2016

James Evangelou joined Rapid Innovation Group in September 2015 after graduating from Cambridge and spending 6 month teaching English in Colombo. He spent a lunch with RIG Engagement Manager, Ffion Rolph, talking success, challenges, and his bid to take over RIG. First things first, are you still happy to be here? Yes! I’m still enjoying […]

Overcoming the listed company innovation paradox – Part 1

Fri 21 October 2016

I was recently interviewed as part of a research project into corporate innovation by a group seeking to establish how large corporates could create new service and product lines.  It was early in the morning, so I was at my most blunt. Me: “Tell them not to waste their time and money.” Interviewer: “Why?” Me: […]


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