Innovation & Marketing Services
The Innovation and Marketing Services Business Unit, through the companies Co.Mark and Warrant Group, offers a consultancy platform to SMEs to support them in phases of manufacturing growth and expansion of commercial activities, including abroad.
Warrant Hub, formerly Warrant Group, joined Tinexta Group at the end of 2017. The company offers integrated consulting services specialized in accompanying and supporting companies in all phases of business development: from subsidized financing to mergers and acquisitions, leverage and management buy-outs; from training and organization of human capital to the continuous updating in relation to regulations and market and legislative policies in various sectors; from delocalization and internationalization to technology transfer and human resources management strategies.
Founded in 1995 in Correggio in the province of Reggio Emilia where it maintains its headquarters, Warrant operates with a structure of more than 200 professionals throughout Italy, as well as offices abroad.
To support research, development and innovation projects, internationalization processes, and manufacturing and digitization investments, the Warrant Hub team provides its experience to obtain subsidized financing and offers technical and technological consulting to businesses to aid them develop and grow.
Skills, networks, and experience are the drivers in which Warrant Hub has always invested and which it makes available to businesses to support their development projects. Warrant Hub monitors thousands of incentives, grants and subsidized financing from countries, regions and the European Union to identify those most suited to individual needs; evaluates the best solutions in terms of benefits and certainty of results, analyses the possibility of obtaining additional funds to maximize the financial effect, and provides assistance during the entire process necessary for obtaining and using them.
In particular, Warrant Hub’s areas of competency include:
• Subsidized financing (regional, national, European)
• Business finance
• Energy (energy diagnoses - recovery of excise duties - energy subsidies)
• Warrant Innovation Lab – (an organization in the form of a consortium owned by Warrant) - consultancy for industrializing innovation, digitalization of production processes, and technology transfer.
Co.Mark joined Tinexta Group in 2016 and is a leader in Temporary Export Management services for the internationalization of micro, small and medium-sized Italian businesses. Through a team of over one hundred Temporary Export Specialists (“TES®”), the company has a practical method for transmitting know-how, methods, and operational procedures for an independent approach to assist companies of all sizes and business sectors to expand abroad.
The TES work, through an outsourcing model, alongside the customer, directly in the offices of the company, with the objective of creating and executing a complete strategy for increasing trade: competitor analyses, identification of target markets and ideal distribution channels, contact with potential customers and commercial intermediaries, and execution of sales. Partnerships with the Italian Chambers of Commerce and banking institutions are becoming increasingly important, in order to provide the associated companies with information and training opportunities to prepare for international markets. Co.Mark is the only company in Italy to have created software for strategic export planning: through a digital platform, the TES® are able to analyse the competition, the most attractive markets, and the most suitable distribution channels. Lastly, Co.Mark supports customer companies with integrated web marketing and lead generation services.