We analyzed 20 of the most innovative companies, some 100 of their enterprise size competitors, and the theoretic potential for enterprises to compete. As a result, we found three key reasons why enterprises fail: CONSERVATISM Most enterprises completely underestimate the investments necessary to fund innovation. When we look at one of the most recent innovative […]

Innovation based enterprises Most of the big enterprises of this world started as innovative startups. Whether it was Alfred Esher, founder of Credit Suisse with a – back then – innovative banking system that laid the ground for the Swiss Banking System, or Carl Benz with a radical idea of building a machine driven carriage […]

The Innovation Challenge Corporations of all sizes, older than 15 years are in jeopardy. It is NOT LACK OF INNOVATION as such, it is lacking the UNDERSTANDING HOW TO INNOVATE. TEST: Tell your teams to be more innovate. The response to the question may be: “Yes, we’d love to do that, but please teach me […]

Our world brings ever more new products to markets. And the growing population and their different needs and desires add an extra layer of complexity to the new product world. Products get faster copied than ever before but at the same time adjusted to the local needs. Uber could not catch up with the fast […]

When we launched our first Accelerator Program, in San Francisco in April 2014, little did we know that we may end up as an innovation development organization. While we had great successes helping our startups thrive, and was named one of the top 100 most influential accelerators in the world, already one year later, in […]

The Growth Accelerator and the brand new Entrepreneurs Academy are now open for applications. Lots of news: Updated Growth Accelerator Program New Entrepreneurs Academy Partnership with World Innovations Forum Updated Growth Accelerator Program we added a new session INNOVATIVE THINKING based on our experience with “Disruptive Business Model Development”. It’s all about thinking out of […]

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