Starting a new business is an exciting yet daunting experience. With the potential for great success come unique challenges that startups must overcome to become viable in an industry. Forming a solid corporate partnership will help your business overcome the roadblocks and common pitfalls you...
Overcoming Startup Challenges Through Corporate Partnerships
Five Tips for Startups Looking to Navigate Corporate Partnerships
From market experience and knowledge to established networks and brand power, partnering with large corporations produces numerous advantages for startups. However, maneuvering corporate partnerships can prove tricky, particularly in the early stages of development.
So how can a startup...
Digital Platforms: The Key to Global Partnership and Innovation
The business world is in a constant state of evolution. New companies enter the ecosystem every day, carrying with them new business models and technologies. At any given moment they could transform an entire industry. Partnerships between startups and corporations drive innovation.
From Startup to ScaleUp
Sudden dramatic growth, poor market access, inefficient systems, managing talent requirements, and accessing capital are some of the typical challenges that a business is likely to face when transitioning from a Startup to a Scaleup.
All of these pose a potential risk to your scaleup...
How to Make Your Startup More Corporate-Collaboration-Friendly
Collaboration between startup and corporates can be beneficial for both parties for a number of reasons - for example, corporations can open up doors and provide credibility to a startup, which in turn can provide an elasticity, and out-of-the-box thinking, that corporations cannot afford...
How and Why Startups Should Reach Out to Other Ecosystems
The term ‘startup ecosystem’ is not just another buzzword...OK it is a trendy thing for startup folk to talk about, but that doesn’t make it any less significant.
All businesses are part of an ecosystem: customers, suppliers, partners, supporters, influencers, competitors, stockists, etc. But...
What is Corporate Innovation and Why Does it Matter?
The term ‘Corporate innovation’ is problematic.
Whilst it doesn’t contradict itself, it suggests a difference in definition between innovation in corporate organisations, and the innovation of other groups, such as startups.
Actually, whether you are a startup or a corporate brand,...
Do Major Startup Ecosystems Help or Hinder Innovation?
Changing Landscapes of Startup Ecosystems
The pros and cons of individual startup ecosystems have been hotly discussed and debated in recent years, but how these ecosystems operate in conjunction with each other on a global level has excited far less consideration. Indeed, on a more basic...
Why Corporates Should Work With Startups
If your business isn’t tapping into the startup ecosystem yet, then you may be missing out.
Just a few years ago startups and corporates would have made uneasy bedfellows, with mutual mistrust and culture clash on-the-whole likely to prevent worthwhile benefit.
Increasingly though, both...