Corporate incubation is often organized as a beauty pageant event, where the best ideas will be selected and transformed step-by-step in sound businesses. This disregard uncertainty and risk as the central factor in innovation.
Running a corporate incubation program is not like operation a product pipeline. It’s an uncertain, probabilistic endeavor. Can you wrap your mind around it or do would just prefer to go through the motions blindly?
Five prevalent impediments push corporations away from sound partnerships with startups.
Business medias are crazy about industrials working with startups, but we seldom discuss how should startup apply to corporate incubation programs. Shall we try to do that?
The second article on how to build a tailor-made corporate incubation program deals with the ‘BUSINESS’ revenue of such an initiative.
This series of articles will try to unpack and lay out the conceptual and technical tools required to design an effective corporate incubation program.
Corporations have a new-found love for startups, and they broadcast it as loudly as possible in all medias. Why is that such a dumb idea to start with, and how to adjust?
This is a quick take at describing what’s on my innovation radar for 2017.
We all think that we are rational beings, but what if you shouldn’t be? Or more precisely, what if you shouldn’t share the same rationality as overs?
Most large companies now have a mature innovation process, associated with on-going frustrations and often, disillusionment. In 2020, we may have an opportunity to shake things up…