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Penny Schiffer - Swisscom - CH - Switzerland Startup & Innovation Ecosystem - Stanford - Feb 12 2018

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Talk by Penny Schiffer, Swisscom (Switzerland), at Stanford on Feb 12 2018, in our session: 'Switzerland : Corporate & University Roles in Growing National Startup Ecosystems'.

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Penny Schiffer - Swisscom - CH - Switzerland Startup & Innovation Ecosystem - Stanford - Feb 12 2018

  1. 1. European Entrepreneurship and Innovation @ Stanford Engineering Corporate & University Roles in Growing National Startup Ecosystems Penny Schiffer, Head of Startup Initiatives, Swisscom AG penny.schiffer@swisscom.com Feb 12 2018 @ Stanford University, California
  2. 2. SWITZERLAND… WITH WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH ENTREPRENEURIAL POTENTIAL TO BE UNLOCKED …IS A BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY
  3. 3. WHO AM I? HEAD OF SWISSCOM’S STARTUP INITIATIVE INVEST MY OWN MONEY STARTUP JURIES AND BOARD MEMBER
  4. 4. HOW DID I GET THERE? ENTREPRENEURSHIP RUNS IN THE FAMILY DID MY OWN TOMATO BUSINESS AT AGE 8
  5. 5. What I can share with you Agenda From government-owned telco provider to innovation leader in Switzerland World-class research institutions and engineering centers of Google, IBM etc. plus excellent support system Corporations and government initiatives partner to unlock innovation; maturing VC industry financing growth phase Swisscom’s open innovation approach Switzerland’s strength: Deep Tech & Life Science Entrepreneurial Potential to be Unlocked 1 2 3
  6. 6. What I can share with you Agenda From government-owned telco provider to innovation leader in Switzerland World class research institutions and engineering centers of Google, IBM etc. plus excellent support system Corporations and government initiatives partner to unlock innovation; maturing VC industry financing growth phase Swisscom’s open innovation approach Switzerland’s strength: Deep Tech & Life Science Entrepreneurial Potential to be Unlocked 1 2 3
  7. 7. As of 31 December 2017 Employees 20,506 Fixed Network Telephony 2.0 Mio. Customers Internet 2.0 Mio. Customers Swisscom TV 1.4 Mio. Customers Mobile Communication 6.6 Mio. Customers Share Price CHF 518.50 Capital Expenditure (CH) CHF 2,378 Mio. Net Revenue CHF 11,662 Mio. EBITA CHF 4,295 Mio. Net Income CHF 1,568 Mio. SWISSCOM AG IS A MAJOR TELCO PROVIDER IN SWITZERLAND PARTIAL PRIVATISATION IN 1997
  8. 8. A Core Business B Growth Reposition & maximize Development of growth areas B2 New B1 Adjacent Adjacent to core business Disruptive to core business DUAL TRANSFORMATION ESSENTIAL TO ESTABLISH DIFFERENT AREAS FOR MANAGEMENT OF CORE VS. GROWTH AREAS
  9. 9. OPEN INNOVATION @ SWISSCOM CORPORATE VENTURING & OUTPOSTING IN SV MAKE OR BUY / PROTOTYPING / CO-CREATION 3 CHALLENGES
  10. 10. PIRATES HUB INNOVATION LAB PLACE TO GROW NEW BUSINESS / SPIN-OFFS CO-CREATION WITH STARTUPS EXCHANGE WITH THE COMMUNITY
  11. 11. KICKBOX INTRAPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM 150+ TEAMS IN 18 MONTHS EMPLOYEES CAN BUILD THEIR IDEAS 3 STAGES, TIME & BUDGET PROVIDED
  12. 12. BOTTOM-UP & TOP-DOWN INNOVATION TRANSFORMATION & PRODUCT INNOVATION TOP MANAGEMENT SUPPORT CRUCIAL
  13. 13. SWISSCOM VENTURES CORPORATE VENTURE FUND SWITZERLAND + SV 50+ INVESTMENTS IN IT, DIGITAL MEDIA + TELCO
  14. 14. What I can share with you Agenda From government-owned telco provider to innovation leader in Switzerland World class research institutions and engineering centers of Google, IBM etc. plus excellent support system Corporations and government initiatives partner to unlock innovation; maturing VC industry financing growth phase Swisscom’s open innovation approach Switzerland’s strength: Deep Tech & Life Science Entrepreneurial Potential to be Unlocked 1 2 3
  15. 15. WORLD CLASS RESEARCH… SWITZERLAND RUNS
  16. 16. …AND CLUSTERS IN BANKING & FINTECH (ZURICH + GENEVA) LIFE SCIENCES (BASEL)
  17. 17. DRONE VALLEY WATCH INDUSTRY OUTSTANDING MECHANICAL EXPERTISE MEDTECH SECTOR
  18. 18. HIGH QUALITY OF LIFE GOOGLE AND OTHER TECH COMPANIES BUILD HUBS EASY TO ATTRACT GLOBAL TALENT
  19. 19. What I can share with you Agenda From government owned telco provider to innovation leader in Switzerland World class research institutions and engineering centers of Google, IBM etc. plus excellent support system Corporations and government initiatives partner to unlock innovation; maturing VC industry financing growth phase Swisscom’s open innovation approach Switzerland’s strength: Deep Tech & Life Science Entrepreneurial Potential to be Unlocked 1 2 3
  20. 20. # 40 IN COMMERCIALISATION HOW TO BRIDGE THE GAP? # 1 IN INNOVATION RANKINGS
  21. 21. VC: NEARLY CHF 1BN INVESTED IN 175 ROUNDS MORE NON- TRADITIONAL VC‘S EXPANSION CAPITAL ON THE RISE EARLY STAGE: BIGGER ROUNDS
  22. 22. 47% OF ALL FINANCING STRONG FOCUS ON BIOTECH: US COMPANIES ON SHOPPING TOUR
  23. 23. STARTUP 1 #AI: DAEDALEAN AI OF THE NEAR FUTURE THE ELECTRIC PERSONAL AIRCRAFT AUTOMOUS FLIGHT CONTROL FOR
  24. 24. STARTUP 2 #ROBOTICS: ANYBOTIC LEGGED ROBOT COMPLIANT ROBOT JOINT
  25. 25. STARTUP 3 #BIOTECH: IMMUNO PHOTONICS EXCELLENT ENVIRONMENT ATTRACTING TALENT FROM THE US
  26. 26. CORPORATIONS START INNOVATION INITIATIVE DOUBLE # OF HIGH QUALITY STARTUPS OPEN INNOVATION EFFORTS EDUCATE MORE TALENT LIFE SCIENCE + ICT
  27. 27. TO SUPPORT STARTUPS & INNOVATION ...AND SOME UNIQUE PROGRAMS
  28. 28. NEWS PORTAL COMMUNITY CONNECTING SWITZERLAND AND THE WORLD INNOVATION INITIATIVE FIND OUT MORE:
  29. 29. & CONNECT YOU TO SWISS INNOVATION: PENNY.SCHIFFER@SWISSCOM.COM THANK YOU! I AM HAPPY TO HELP

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