I’ve been sharing for many years our own business model canvas that we’ve been using with a wide range of customers (from startups to multinationals) in many industries. If you ever been frustrated with the generic business model canvas and were not really able to activate it and gets real life results with it, well, there is a reason. And you might want to check this.
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?
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 series of articles will try to unpack and lay out the conceptual and technical tools required to design an effective corporate incubation program.