Where ideas

& entrepreneurs

grow

INNOVATIVE
VENTURES
IN RETAIL

Anticipating
future retail

With Smart Retail Ventures, Colruyt Group responds to evolutions in the ever-changing retail landscape, by giving ideas inside and outside the Group the opportunity to grow and develop into a sustainable business.

Our focus markets

As the corporate venturing builder, Smart Retail Ventures equally focuses on the same markets as Colruyt Group: Food, Health, Energy, Media & Community, Non-Food and Real Estate.

OUR METHODOLOGY

IDEA

CONCEPT

PROTOTYPE

LAUNCH

EVOLVE

ORGANISE

SCALE

Idea & concept
Develop new ideas and validate the business potential of the idea.

Prototype & launch
Iteratively develop the idea, prepare and support the venture for launch.

Evolve, organise & scale
We aim to continue the venture’s development and expand its market.

Our Values

Smart Retail Ventures shares the same values as those of Colruyt Group but has on top developed its own identity.

Commitment

We want to get things done and are committed to the support we want to offer all our ventures.

Openness

We are open to new trends, ideas and people, and transparent with our entrepreneurs and partners.

Effectiveness

We are effective and result-driven. Being effective is about doing the right things and doing the things right.

Efficiency

We are efficient, because we want to accomplish something with the least amount of wasted time, money, and effort.

Corporate Development within Colruyt GrouP

As the corporate venturing activity, Smart Retail Ventures responds to evolutions in the ever-changing retail landscape. We give ideas inside and outside Colruyt Group the opportunity to grow and develop, by offering ventures fundraising, commercial and legal support.

Sounds interesting?

Let's get in touch and get to know each other.

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