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Corporate Incubation

Writing your corporate incubation playbook – Part 1

This series of articles will try to unpack and lay out the conceptual and technical tools required to design an effective corporate incubation program.

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Corporate Incubation

When corporates meet startups

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?

> Innovation Copilots

Hey, you’ve found us! Innovation is the change you bring to the market. Innovation is not measured by the number of patents or the volume of R&D expenses. It’s about how much you change the market. And in many ways, we believe that a restaurant chain can be more innovative than a pharmaceutical lab. Although […]

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Innovation Strategy

How to run a startup, a quick and dirty guide

I’ve read too many startup post-mortems lately. “If only we would have done X instead of Y and Z we would have wasted less time and money and maybe survived”. And yet, all these late epiphanies are just rediscovering what is explained over and over in the ecosystem. What goes wrong? Why doesn’t it stick? […]

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Well, it’s been 10 years

It’s been ten 10 years that I quit my last position as an employee from another company than my own. I started for a first year and half as a freelance consultant on strategy and then we founded Merkapt, our first consulting company with Stéphanie. 2007 Was the year the first iPhone went to market and […]