This text is part of a press release published on 18 December 2018. Inex One, the global Expert Management System (EMS), today announces the launch of its Approved Network Program (ANP) for selected expert networks.
The Approved Network Program (ANP) is a partnership program between Inex One and selected expert networks. The program allows clients to access specialized, high-quality experts from multiple networks in different niche industries and geographies, in one digital platform.
“We’ve seen that many clients only use one expert network. They’re locked into expensive contracts, paid annually up-front. Thanks to the ANP, these clients can access unique experts from specialist expert networks – without having to negotiate each contract individually or pay expensive yearly fees up-front” says Max Friberg, CEO and co-founder of Inex One.
The ANP is an extension of the Inex One EMS, launched earlier this year. The EMS is a SaaS platform for procurement and administration of expert network services, allowing clients to manage all of their expert network suppliers within one closed ecosystem. Clients can now work with both their existing vendors, and ANP members, jointly in one place. Clients may also skip their existing vendors altogether, as the ANP members represent expertise from around the globe at attractive rates.
The ANP will further strengthen Inex One’s position as a digital aggregator, providing clients with a wider selection of suppliers, and expert networks with access to new demand. The ANP members get business from clients they did not work with previously, and can thus grow their business.
Over the last decade, expert calls have become a top source of information for investment research. One million calls are estimated to be conducted annually, resulting in a global market size for expert networks of $1bn.
Read the full press release here.