96% of corporate innovation initiatives fail. Another form of innovation, startups, actually fare worse with less than 1% succeeding. Yet over the last 80 years, the startup/venture capital industry has consistently generated outsized returns from investments in innovation. This session will provide an overview of the battle-tested startup and VC-inspired tools and techniques corporations need to leverage to drive operational excellence at innovation, cultural transformation, and reliable returns from innovation spending.
How corporations can excel at innovation
What tools a company needs to build an innovative culture
How to avoid disruption in a fast-changing business environment
Mike SigalUpside Partners, Co-Founder
About Our Guest
Mike Sigal is Co-Founder of Upside Partners, a Silicon Valley-based consultancy that helps corporations and institutions develop operational excellence in innovation through the application of startup and venture investor best practices. Mike also serves as a General Partner at 500 Startups Fintech Fund, the world’s most active investor in early-stage fintech startups. Previously, Mike was a 7-time entrepreneur (3 exits, 1 IPO).
Silicon Valley Innovation Center
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