What We Do
We connect decision makers to rich and dynamic risk insights on public and private firms driving renewal in a wide range of industries, using our AI-driven KeyStone Compact platforms. Servicing both buy-side and sell-side financial firms, as well as municipal and federal clients in the government sector, we operate a suite of modular desktop and API products that transform non-financial data derived from a wide range of social media and other sources into actionable investment signals.
Why Industrial Renewal
In both developing and mature economies and industries, renewal is a driver of economic growth. New cross-industry ecosystems emerge, corporations change strategies and lines of business. Supply chains are restructured, resulting in dramatic shifts in the distribution of value. Startups, small and medium enterprises - the lifeblood of the economy - have a leading role in shaping and responding to industrial renewal. Our mission is to understand incipient signals of change, and curate investment opportunities.
The company was founded in 2016, based on empirical research from over 2,000 companies and asset managers. We set out to understand the tacit knowledge gained by entrepreneurs, investors and strategic managers as they evolve professionally to build value and investment momentum. The KeyStone Compact suite of tools codifies and learns from this tacit (non-financial) knowledge, with company stage, geographic region and industry sector granularity.
Work with Us
Macro- and Micro-Economic Tools and Insights at your Fingertips
Using lagging and leading indicators, we help you design economic investment strategies. Understand and leverage key assets in your region or company for industrial renewal, and job growth.
Asset allocation & Quant Fund Design
We work with our clients to optimize company benchmarks, design multi-asset funds, and asset allocation strategies customized to your investment objectives and risk:return profile.
Our Platform Tools
Algorithmic Assessment of Unstructured Risk Metrics
Value Capture Position
Industry view of the firm
How can the assets of a company be leveraged in the industry ecosystem or value chain where the company seeks to innovate or capture market value? Differentiation of the company's assets, and dependencies relative to other actors in the value chain are key.
Investor view of the firm
Given the value capture position, what is the investment opportunity in the company: bootstrap, non-equity, or equity investment models? Upside potential, and time-value of capital to achieve scale are key.
Description of the KeyStone Compact Tool for Emerging Businesses
Breakthrough Work Supporting our Client Services
New! Multi-Asset Renewal Funds
The design of industry ecosystem investment funds for Finnish, Swiss, Taiwan, and Canadian clients integrates financial network maps with KeyStone-driven asset allocation strategies.
For more detail, see link.
Advancing Financial Technology Tools
With support from the Finnish Innovation fund, financial technologies were developed and deployed to drive (green) industrial renewal by leveraging and revaluing corporate LOBs, SMEs and startup company assets.
To access the document please see free download.
Deploying Global Green Value Chains
Our partner in CleanTech, the GCCA comprises 52 economic development clusters in 27 countries, with nearly 10,000 companies. KeyStone Compact analysis supports annual global competitions and investment benchmarks.
Strategies for US Industrial Renewal
Since 2014, we have worked with the AJP (funded by the JPB Foundation, New York) to design strategic investment approaches for greening economies by leveraging in-state assets.
For more on AJP, see link.
News and Media
Corymbus milestones towards catalyzing industrial renewal
GCCA and Corymbus partner in agreement with GLOBE Series
Del Mar, CA (November 2016). The GCCA has signed a partnership agreement with GLOBE, to jointly organize its GLOBE Expo and GLOBE Capital conferences focused on CleanTech and Sustainability Finance. For more see GLOBE.
Corymbus Asset Management headlines Swiss 'FinTech meets CleanTech' forum
Zurich, Switzerland (November, 2016). Adriaens, Haeuselmann and Tahvanainen headline forum on integration of fintech in Swiss energy transitioning. FinTech startups, asset managers, investors and government officials set the course.
Corymbus partner in Great Lakes Regional Investment Fund and Endowment
Chicago, IL (September, 2016). Corymbus Asset Management is working with the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers to design and issue a new fund aimed at capturing the wealth generated from GL natural capital for reinvestment in the region.
Corymbus partners with the American Jobs Project to drive US low carbon transitioning
Ann Arbor, USA (September, 2016). The American Jobs Project (AJP) focuses on a national assessment, business development, and investment strategy for transitioning states to low carbon economies. For more please see link.
Corymbus selects Right Brain Networks for Enterprise Platform Development
Ann Arbor, USA (October, 2016). Corymbus signed an agreement with RBN to design and develop its enterprise analytical platform as part of its SaaS strategy. Integrating scrapers and micro-services on a smart database structure, will allow the company to drive customer engagement.
Tahvanainen briefs Finnish Government on MARFs
Helsinki, Finland (10/26/2016). As Finland is finalizing its membership of Mission Innovation, a government investment roadmap for low carbon economies, Corymbus' Tahvanainen was invited to showcase the new multi-asset renewal funds, branded by Corymbus Asset Management.
Corymbus Asset Management and GCCA to Partner at Major GTDI Initiative in Little Rock, AR
Ann Arbor, MI (10/14/2016). Corymbus and GCCA will headline upcoming Global Technology Deployment Initiative and Later Stage Award presentation December 12-14, 2016 in Little Rock, AR.
KeyStone Compact Group Ltd restructured as Corymbus Asset Management Inc.
Delaware, RI (11/01/2016). KeyStone Compact Group Ltd, a former business intelligence consultancy, was restructured under new ownership as an asset management company. This reflects its position as an investment and portfolio advisory to institutional investors and non-profit clients.
Switzerland Launches First Multi-Asset Renewal Fund
Zurich, Switzerland (05/19/2016). The world's first Multi-Asset Renewal Fund (MARF) program is being developed in Finland since December 2013, in close collaboration with Corymbus Asset Management Inc. and the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA). The progress and success of the Finnish MARF program now leverages its learnings outside Finland. For more, see link
Multi-Asset Industrial Renewal Funds at Global Summit
Little Rock, AR (2016). KeyStone Compact tools will be showcased at the Global Solutions Summit themed: “Daunting Challenges and Dazzling Opportunities: Scaleable Technology Deployment for Sustainable Development.” Co-organized by the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA), the P80 Group Foundation (P80), and the Global Technology Deployment Initiative (GTDI) on December 13-14, 2016 at the William J. Clinton Presidential Library. For more, see link.
Finland Courts Pension Funds With Smart Multi-Asset Portfolio
San Francisco, USA (2015). There is a need for alternative investment vehicles for large funds, that allow them to invest in a portfolio of growth companies in emerging industries. Finland is tackling this challenge head on, building a multi-asset Industrial Renewal Fund, featuring three growth portfolios: smart grid and utility infrastructure innovation, electric mobility and bio based chemistries. For more, see link.
KeyStone Compact Group Investment Typology Assessment Tools Focuses on the Design of Multi-Asset Funds for Industrial Renewal
Boston, USA (2015). Financial innovation project at Research Institute of Finnish Economy leads to new investment vehicles to connect pension funds with regional economic development. For more, see link.
Peter Adriaens, PhD PE
Co-founder and CEO
Entrepreneur with 20+ years global experience in green technology, business model and financial innovation. Co-inventor of the KeyStone Compact suite of tools. Professor at the University of Michigan, co-founder of Equarius Risk Analytics, a fintech firm, and the Global CleanTech Cluster Association.
Co-founder and VP Sales
Entrepreneur with 20+ years experience in Switzerland and US. Founder of the Flyer electric bike, co-founder of swisscleantech, and the Global CleanTech Cluster Association. Board member of the Global Technology Deployment Initiative (GTDI), and the P80 Foundation - a pension fund group.
Alexandre Mercier, MSc
Co-founder and VP Product Development
Entrepreneur with 5+ years of experience in energy storage, public and private equity analysis, and cybersecurity. Work history at Dassault Aviation (France), Fives (France), Hudson & Yorke (London), and the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (Finland).
Antti Tahvanainen, PhD
VP Ecosystem Design & Analytics
Entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in industry foresight and economic analysis, growth finance and technology transfer. Work history at Stanford University (US), Research Institute for the Finnish Economy, and Oraklon. Co-author of 'Financial Technology for Industrial Renewal'.
Excellence from Product Development to Deployment
Global CleanTech Cluster Assn.
The GCCA builds out green value systems by connecting economic development clusters globally. The D-hub platform facilitates deal sourcing between corporates and startups. GCCA companies are assessed using KeyStone tools.
Digital Back Office Fund Management
The digital back office for lending and investing, we have selected this San Francisco startup to facilitate the operations of the Multi-Asset Renewal Funds
Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA)
Funded through the Finnish Fund for Innovation, ETLA employed KeyStone tools to assess hundreds of companies in over 15 industry sectors.
Center for VC/PE Finance - University of Michigan (US)
Development Partner - Training and Validation
The Center partners with KCG on development of KeyStone Compact training materials, learning algorithms and diffusion of the tools to the investor practitioner community.
Nordic Innovation Accelerator (NIA, Finland)
Development Partner and Client
A partner for deployment of Corporate - Emerging business KeyStone tools and design of hyper-customized funds for industrial renewal at the company-ecosystem level.
UM Venture Center
U-M Tech Transfer’s Venture Center is the one-stop hub for entrepreneurs and venture firms looking for U-M start-up opportunities. We are benchmarking company risk profiles using KeyStone Compact tools.
Swiss Federal Office of Energy
The Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) is the country's competence centre for issues relating to energy supply and energy use at the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).
A collaboration between the UM smart mobility office and Ford, we provide financial network and KeyStone analysis of the emerging smart mobility industry using KeyStone Emerging and KeyStone Enterprise..
Right Brain Networks
IT Development Partner
Our cloud strategy and software architecture is designed in collaboration with RBN, an Ann Arbor company.
Green Trade Office (Taiwan)
A partner for deployment of KeyStone tools and design of multi-asset renewal funds in emerging sectors of the Taiwanese economy.
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