Mind the Chat

Evolve or be extinct | Mind the Chat with Honda Innovations

Marco Marinucci meets Dennis Clark, the Managing Director of Honda Innovations, in this last episode of Mind the Chat. The evolution of Honda’s presence in Silicon Valley should be looked at as exemplary for corporations that are considering expanding their footprint in the Bay Area: started as Honda Research Institute, then added a CVC unit and R&D team in 2011, and finally morphed in 2017 into Honda Innovations, a separate ~50 people company running 2 major programs.

How to approach the Energy Challenge | Mind the Chat with Shell Ventures

We are moving from a world where Oil&Gas crowded the top Fortune 500 list to a much more uncertain future. Marco Marinucci discusses about it with Kirk Coburn (Investment Director) and Giancarlo Savini (Implementation Manager) of Shell Ventures, one of the most active CVCs in the Oil&Gas industry, already in the business of helping redesign the future of its industry.

By |2020-05-05T16:56:27+00:00May 5th, 2020|Corporates, General, Mind the Chat|

Time to Digitize the Construction industry | Mind the Chat with Amy Marks (Autodesk)

The world will be in desperate need of a way more efficient (and sustainable) construction industry. In this new Mind the Chat Marco Marinucci, CEO of Mind the Bridge, discusses about how to Digitize the Construction industry with Amy Marks, the new evangelist and Head of IC (Industrialized Construction) strategy at Autodesk.

By |2020-04-30T15:58:36+00:00April 30th, 2020|Corporates, Digital Construction, General, Mind the Chat|

Marco Marinucci (MtB) interviews Marco Marinucci (Hella) | Mind the Chat

In this Mind the Chat, MtB CEO Marco Marinucci meets his homonym leading Hella Ventures, the CVC arm of Hella, the 100+ yrs old German company made famous by its iconic lights for sport cars, now leader in lidar and radar technology (key components in self driving cars) among other things.

By |2020-04-23T10:00:32+00:00April 15th, 2020|Corporates, General, Investors, Mind the Chat, Silicon Valley|

Present and Future of Accelerators | Mind the Chat with Aaron Blumenthal (500 Startups)

We spend some time with another undiscussed trend-setter among seed accelerators: 500 Startups has become one of the most prolific seed investors in the world (~2500 investments) with a strong international footprint. In this Mind the Chat, Marco Marinucci meets its Director of Global Portfolio Services, Aaron Blumenthal.

By |2020-04-23T10:01:59+00:00April 10th, 2020|Corporates, General, Investors, Mind the Chat, Silicon Valley, Startups|
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