Insights into Corporate Innovation

Eleven Ventures is the first Bulgarian venture capital fund to make a step towards bringing together startups and corporations. In 2018 and 2019 two collaborative projects were started – with the tech payment company Visa and with the pharma company Sopharma Trading. SoInventure and Visa Innovation program provide collaborative platforms with networking,  expert mentoring, know-how and client exposure aiming at commercial pilots. Startups that want to shape the future of fintech and digital healthcare participate.

We decided to follow those first corporate acceleration attempts and beyond and explore in depth way corporations and startups interact. Materials about structural, talent, procurement, culture aspects, of this relationship, and of course, real stories, is what this special edition is all about.

Suits versus Hoodies: A story about corporate-startup relationships

Trending Topics and Eleven Ventures proudly present…🥁🥁🥁… SUITS vs HOODIES: A story about corporate-startup relationshipsstarring: Notolytix Ltd. & Райфайзенбанк БългарияAs part of the Visa Innovation Program in Bulgaria, designed to facilitate the complex relationship between startups and corporations in the financial sector, we allowed ourselves to conduct a little experiment. For a day, a corporate innovation manager and a startup CEO exchanged roles. We were looking for an answer to the question of what happens when the corporate procedures meet the startup chaos:a) innovationb) confusionc) disasterd) a cool videoWatch till the end and pick your answer.For more such stories, don't forget to check our dedicated section >>>

Posted by Trending Topics SEE on Tuesday, February 25, 2020