Our goal is to foster a sustainable and global entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our programs and activities focus on bringing startups and corporates together to enhance the growth of all parties, and to bring new value to enterprises through innovation.
The Scaleup Summits are highly curated, invitation only, matching activities hosted by the most prestigious Stock Exchanges where international corporates, investors and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business and spot technology trends.
Collaboration between corporates and startups, if done right, can bring tremendous benefit to both. Startups can access invaluable resources and market insight which can help them scale, whilst for established companies, such collaborations offer an important mode of innovation – as well as subtler benefits like cultural change.
Corporate Startup Stars is the celebration of Best Practices and Role Models in #OpenInnovation.
The Scaleup Summit is a highly curated, invitation only format, where international corporates and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business, spot technology trends, and benchmark their open innovation approaches.
11:00-11:20 CET | Welcome, Agenda, Who’s Who, Expectations Alberto Onetti, Chairman, Mind the Bridge
11:20-11:30 CET | Corporate Startup Stars 2022 Awards – Official Kick Off
John Denton, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce
11:30-11:45CET | Report Announcement: UAE Venture Outlook 2022 Alberto Onetti, Chairman, Mind the Bridge
Natalia Sycheva, Senior Manager – Special Projects and Entrepreneurship, Dubai Chamber
11:45-12:05 CET | Fireside Chat
Alberto Onetti, Chairman, Mind the Bridge
Tomaso Rodriguez, CEO Talabat
12:05-12:45 CET | Corporate Partners Presentations
12:45-13:00 CET | Announcement: Ecosystem Platform
Open Innovation Bootcamps (Invitation only)
APRIL 5 | 4:30pm – 6pm CET
How to measure CVC Returns
Three quarters of senior leaders at US CVC units said the evaluation horizon for their investments were less than two years, and only 10% said it was five years or more, according to a study by Stanford University Graduate School of Business. This statistic seems in stark contrast to a) normal VC investment timescales of 7-10 years and b) the stated aims of CVC units to make long-term, strategic investments. There are only two ways this conflict can play out. Either CVCs will skew towards investing in quicker wins (which may be less strategically valuable) or these data do not resonate. We decided to deep dive on the topic with the Partners of 5 tier-one CVC funds.
Close-door session restricted to scaleup CXOs aimed at preparing 1:1 Matchings with corporates and sharing key learnings on scaling high tech companies.
1:1 Matching Session
MARCH 15 – APRIL 15
1:1 matching sessions where international corporates and scaleups operating in specific verticals can do business and spot technology trends.
Oil & Gas
Innovation Executive Views
MARCH 15 – APRIL 15
Learn how top executives are approaching open innovation and startup-corporate collaboration.
Marco Marinucci (MTB CEO) moderates a panel of innovation Ecosystem partners (and all “launch partners of the MTB Ecosystem platform). “If you don’t disrupt yourself someone else will do.” That’s why we’re launching MTB Ecosystem, our AI-powered matching platform for scaleups and corporates. Scout, Connect, Match.