10 moves to innovate like a start-up
Lean start-up in practice for corporates
Don`t laugh at start-ups
they might eat you for breakfast in near future.
Appoint a start-up knight
He / she is the ﬁrst point of contact
for ANY start-up inquiry in your organisation.
… and invite at least one start-up per month to pitch.
Use the business model canvas
… and burn your business plans.
Talk to your customers
Leave your corporate ivory tower, talk and LISTEN to your customers.
Data driven decisions
Focus on a few KPI`s and start working
with the data instead of just collecting it.
Share your knowledge
… among colleagues and co-workers.
Build small teams
Give them full responsibility, time and
resources to work on new opportunities.
Join co-working spaces
Allow your teams to experience totally different
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Play little bets
Experiment on lot of ideas placing little bets to validate them
instead of going all in with a medium hand.
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# Focus on technology / digital media / online / mobile
# Education: business degrees from University of
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# Background: start-up entrepreneur having
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