Category Archives: Corporates

Corporate Europe is landing in Silicon Valley to boost Innovation

Mind the Bridge launched today in San Francisco the first Report on the European Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley (with a “Who’s Who” Directory). 44 companies tracked: Germany and France most represented, UK follows. 46% opted for a lean presence, Automotive; Telecom and Fintech the most represented industries. Europe is seriously looking at Silicon Valley […]

5 Things We Learned from WELCOME Project Matchmakings

It’s been a great ride, the EU WELCOME project just finished. Still, we feel this is just the beginning. Last month, we flew to Berlin and Dublin for the final stops of Welcome Project’s “matchmaking train”: two years of travelling around Europe to organize 8 light matchmaking sessions between top startups, investors, corporates and accelerators. […]

European corporate innovation outposts in Silicon Valley

Corporate Innovation Outposts – 101 What’s shaking in the Valley? Corporate Innovation is a sword of Damocles, deciding the future of companies and shifting their strategic paradigm across the globe. On one hand corporate innovation offers strategic opportunities to companies looking to overplay the competition, but it is also the reason for numerous critical drawbacks […]

Launching SEC2SV – Sep 21-25

SEC2SV Sep 21-25 A European delegation of policy makers, startups, established corporations and investors will meet Silicon Valley business stakeholders to foster cross-continental collaborations. On September 21-25 the most flourishing startup ecosystem of the world will host the “SEC2SV – Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley” initiative, part of Startup Europe, organized by Mind the […]

Going Back to the Proverbial Garage with MTB

MTB ’s Executive Intrapreneurship Program, held Aug 11th-15th, was a resounding success. Representing SME companies such as Jamio, to big corporations like L’Oreal, participants in the program provided similar feedback that was no less positive. Upon arriving back to his company in Italy, Salvatore Latronico, CEO of Jamio OpenWork, put together an innovation team of […]