Israel's startup and innovation ecosystem ranks among the world's best, attracting global corporations seeking opportunities. As more and more companies look to Israel as a source of innovation, our MD Israel, Ilan Regenbaum, shares a few different options for accessing this incredible innovation ecosystem, along with examples of international corporations that have already opened up shop here.
In the world of M&A, the distinction between known unknowns and unknown unknowns becomes apparent when acquiring established companies versus startups. While established companies come with known uncertainties based on historical performance, startups operate in the realm of unknown possibilities. Valuing startups proves challenging as traditional metrics and multiples may not apply.
If accelerators are increasingly being reconsidered, and Venture Builders are on the rise, the Venture Client model remains the most adopted tool to engage with startups. That’s what the world’s open innovation leaders say. This is one of the main pieces of evidence from the “Open Innovation Outlook 2023 - Macro-trends for 2023 in Corporate-Startup Engagement” Report released by Mind the Bridge today.
Mind the Bridge has decided to regroup by themes all the Mind the Chats produced in 2021. From Venture Builder to CVC, Intrapreneurship, Venture Client, Accelerators, Co-Innovation, Public Organizations, and Regional Ecosystems.
During the Corporate Startup Stars Awards Ceremony held in Paris on Dec. 16th, Mind the Bridge presented some of the main evidences emerging from the Report “Evolve or Be Extinct. Future Models of Open Innovation from the 2021 Global Corporate Startup Stars” that analyses how Fortune 500/Forbes 2000 companies interact with startups and scaleups at global level.