Who We Are

DCC Ventures is a technology commercialisation advisory and consulting service. We work with you to create your roadmap to success by utilising our service pillars of technology, intellectual property, industry and investment. Each pillar is not merely a component but a catalyst for transformation, accelerating innovations and ideas into commercial realities.

IP Experts

By leveraging intellectual property expertise, we safeguard the essence of every idea, providing you with the confidence to explore, create and disrupt.

Hands on approach

Our hands-on, personalised model ensures we work with you every step of the way.​

International Reach

We leverage our extensive Asia Pacific presence to provide global assistance and solutions tailored to your needs.

At DCC Ventures, we are not just shaping the future of technology; we are realising brilliance, one idea at a time.

  • Built on over 145 years of protecting ideas and creativity.
  • Access to more than 85 highly qualified and experienced IP lawyers and attorneys across 12 offices throughout Asia Pacific.
  • Encompassing world leading IP resources and thought leadership.
  • Engaging with Domestic and Global Industry and investment leaders to accelerate technology commercialisation.
  • At DCC Ventures, we are not just shaping the future of technology; we are realising brilliance, one idea at a time.

Who We Help

Start Ups & Inventors

With a visionary concept in hand, I'm ready to revolutionise the world.

SMEs

Established and hungry for innovation, I seek to propel my business to new heights.

Corporate

A thought leader and major player in the market. I thrive on being the best.​

Government Organisations

I uphold the welfare of the community through policy, regulation and public service initiatives.

Universities & Research Institutions

Dedicated to advancing knowledge. I am a hub for research, education, and intellectual exploration.

DCC Ventures is your strategic partner in navigating the intersection of innovation, industry, and investment. Collaborating with industry leaders, early adopters, and a network of investment partners, we ensure that your technology not only meets industry standards but thrives in competitive ecosystems.

"Paul's ability to link technology to industry needs and deliver a market solution stands out from traditional commercialisation processes. Paul is more than just a sounding board and has actively brought new ideas and opportunities to the table.”
Rob Vernon,

CEO of Fire Foresight

Our Technology Commercialisation Process

DCC Ventures work with clients via a Design Thinking process to;

01 Understand

We take the time to understand your technology, innovation or idea – defining where you are in your commercialisation journey and where you can go.​

02 Develop

We strategise to build your Commercialisation Roadmap. Incorporating internal capabilities, industry and investment networks as key capability partners and accelerators.​

03 Deliver

We work with you and our capability partners to implement your Commercialisation Roadmap and deliver success.​

We combine our Design Thinking process and service pillars to provide a strategic framework that goes beyond conventional approaches to Technology Commercialisation. ​

Industry Engagement

At DCC Ventures, we believe that forging strong connections with industry is key to accelerating your journey from concept to commercialisation.​

Industry Fit

As part of our Commercialisation Roadmap, we conduct a comprehensive analysis to ensure your technology aligns seamlessly with industry needs and market demands, optimising its relevant and impact.

Industry Fit

As part of our Commercialisation Roadmap, we conduct a comprehensive analysis to ensure your technology aligns seamlessly with industry needs and market demands, optimising its relevant and impact.

Industry Introduction

Facilitating your place within industry, we introduce your technology to key players, fostering early adoption and paving the way for a successful market launch.​

Industry Introduction

Facilitating your place within industry, we introduce your technology to key players, fostering early adoption and paving the way for a successful market launch.​

Relationship Management

Building and nurturing relationships with industry leaders and capability partners is fundamental. We excel in effective relationship management, ensuring sustained collaboration and support for your technology.

Relationship Management

Building and nurturing relationships with industry leaders and capability partners is fundamental. We excel in effective relationship management, ensuring sustained collaboration and support for your technology.

Domestic & International Reach

Our network spans across domestic and international markets. This expansive reach provides your technology with opportunities for growth and partnerships on a global scale.

Domestic & International Reach

Our network spans across domestic and international markets. This expansive reach provides your technology with opportunities for growth and partnerships on a global scale.

Investment

Investment is a key driver in scaling and fostering growth. Our extensive network of investors gives us unique access to tailored investment opportunities that align seamlessly with the needs of your project.

R&D Tax Incentives and Grants

We assist you in unlocking opportunities provided by R&D tax incentives and grants, maximising your financial support for research and development activities.

Venture Capital

Through our extensive network, we connect you with venture capital partners aligned with your technology's stage of development, fostering innovation and growth.

Growth Capital

For technologies poised for scale, we facilitate access to growth capital, ensuring sustained development and market expansion.

Intellectual Property

Davies Collison Cave (DCC) is our capability partner for Intellectual Property (IP). DCC is a Tier 1 IP firm with over 145 years of experience in the Asia Pacific region. DCC Ventures has unique access to the DCC team, including 85+ highly qualified and experienced IP lawyers and attorneys. We work with them to:

  • Understand how IP contributes to your business objectives
  • Enhance the contribution IP makes to strategic insight and foresight
  • Improve internal controls, decision making, resourcing and communications
  • Develop clear and integrated frameworks for dealing with IP
  • Support senior managers and directors to strengthen your IP capability
  • Embed IP processes and capability into operations to promote an IP culture.

Paul Whybird

Head of DCC Ventures

Paul Whybird brings more than 25 years of transformative experience in global business with a specialised focus on Technology Commercialisation.

With an extensive background spanning international business, manufacturing, technology, supply chain, and marketing, Paul is known for leading solution-driven, market-facing teams. Paul expertise help him to secure long-term deals and partnerships with multi-national clients, contributing to shareholder and customer value.

At DCC Ventures, he champions a hands-on approach, crafting clear Technology Commercialisation strategies, fostering high-performance teams, and navigating successful turnarounds. Paul is also a seasoned sailor, having conquered the challenges of the last ten Sydney to Hobart yacht races.

Our team of specialists

Along with access to DCC’s established team of Intellectual Property Attorneys and Lawyers, we also have experts ready to assist with your Intellectual Asset Strategies, Policies and Valuations.

Karen Hallenstein

Executive Consultant, DCC

Jane Perrier

Executive Consultant, DCC

Jack Shan

Principal Patent Attorney, DCC Chartered Financial Analyst

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