In this Mind the Chat, we sit down with Alexa Gorman, SVP and head of SAP.iO foundries in EMEA, to cover the multiple areas of activities that SAP undertakes in the world of startups, namely SAP.iO, Sapphire Ventures, SAP’s Intrapreneurship program - SAP.iO Venture Studio, and the University Alliances. We took a deep dive into the structure of the SAP.iO, its Foundries, and the growing number of SAP’s innovation outposts around the world.
In Silicon Valley both number and size of innovation outposts are experiencing a steady growth despite Covid-19, according to Mind the Bridge. And APAC region is strengthening its presence.
Alberto Onetti, Chairman of Mind the Bridge, sat down with Csilla Kohalmi-Monfils, Group’s Director for Innovation Ecosystems at ENGIE. Together they went through the different actions ENGIE has put in place to foster innovation both through employees and startups/scaleups.
The role of global corporations is key for the success of the Israeli ecosystem, according to the new "Corporate Innovation in Israel" Report, launched by Mind the Bridge in occasion of the Digital Scaleup Summit Israel 2020 and Climate Policy Forum (organized by the European Commission - DG for Research and Innovation and the EU Delegation in Israel).
In this Mind the Chat we go through the last 30 years of the Startup Nation with veteran investor Zeev Holtzman, the founder and chairman of Giza Venture Capital and IVC Research Center.