Foreign Direct Investment

Help your local economy grow by attracting the right investors.

Make it easier for investors to connect with the right partners in your region, through a digital database of pre-vetted, experienced and legally compliant suppliers.

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The world’s leading FDI agencies use Proven to connect foreign investors to trustworthy local service providers.

Don’t let business be held back by complicated processes and red tape

Foreign investors need suppliers on the ground who can get the job done fast. And your FDI agency can help, but…

Manually managing and recommending lists of vendors is tedious and inefficient

Ensuring suppliers are the right fit and also legally compliant is challenging

Quantifying and tracking the results of the FDI you attract is difficult

You can’t predict gaps in communication between investors and suppliers

Drive business success for foreign investors in your region.

Get a customizable platform

Skip the hassle with an easy-to-maintain database of vetted, legally compliant service providers in your region.

Get a customizable platform

Skip the hassle with an easy-to-maintain database of vetted, legally compliant service providers in your region.

Access useful insights

Know which investors are actively searching for opportunities in your region and show them your viability.

Create opportunities abroad

Create more opportunities for your own exporters by connecting them to investors from other regions they’re interested in.

Onboard great service providers

Make it easy for the best vendors to become part of your supplier network without having to manually verify each one.

Prioritize security

Provide secure digital access to critical information via enterprise-grade servers. Get rid of email and paper trails.

Create more jobs, help local businesses grow and power your economy with FDI through Proven.

Join a growing network of FDI agencies, foreign investors and service providers

Economic Development Agencies

Showcase your best service providers to investors and nurture successful vendor-client relationships.

Local Service Providers

Use your verified client history to generate more leads with foreign investors and grow your business.

Foreign Direct Investors

Get insight into a region’s FDI history, analyze its viability and connect with the best service providers for your business.

The world’s best government agencies trust Proven to help promote vendor ecosystems.


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Proven’s recent successes

New corporate headquarters

Proven is being used to help the new corporate headquarters of a $300M Public Company from India.

New R&D Facility

A Tier 1 Motor company set up a new R&D Facility using suppliers found on Proven.

Buildings to lease

A leading investment firm uses Proven to find partners to find buildings to lease.

Equity management

A leading US-based equity management solutions company is currently setting up Asian HQ via the Proven Platform.

Here’s what bringing Proven into your FDI strategy will get you

Greater trust

Recommend the right partners with verified clients, who are experienced in the industry and niche your companies work in, to help them succeed faster.

Fair opportunities

Give every supplier in your network a fair shot at attracting business and working with your investors or exporters.

Quantifiable Results

Track the results of the FDI you invite, how much businesses in your network have scaled, and use the numbers to help your region grow.

A hands-off approach

By building a customized platform for your agency, we take away the hassle of manually adding and updating partners to your network.

Allie Klun
Head of Platform, Sierra Ventures

“Proven makes managing our vendors easy and has saved lots of time and spreadsheet headaches!

With the platform, we're able to organize and share valuable discounts and perks with our Portfolio Companies - highlighting deals from both companies within the Sierra Ventures portfolio as well as a curated list of preferred vendors that we trust. I highly recommend checking them out!”

Get answers to some Frequently Asked Questions

Have another pressing question or in need of specific assistance?

Why do inward investment agencies use Proven?
Proven is designed to help investment promotion agencies gather leads from companies who wish to connect with your region. If you work with service providers, then you know the symbiotic relationship that you have with them.

Using Proven helps EDOs and FDI agencies gather intelligence about companies who are thinking about setting up in your region, and who may not want to get on a call with with you yet. These companies are browsing the ecosystem of partners that you want to promote in an online platform that you control.
Do you help us with getting set up?
Yes! We will take care of the entire platform for you.
Can we connect with VC firms in Silicon Valley?
Yes, Proven can help you connect with some of the fastest growing firms in silicon valley. We already work with the largest firms in the world.
How do I give my service providers access?
We make it simple for your service providers to access the platform. All they need is an email address.

Give your suppliers and investors access to a platform that makes business easier

Learn more about how Proven can help drive FDI in your region through a digital-first, secure vendor ecosystem.

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