The world of startup accelerators is at a maturity stage, some will argue passed its prime time. Since 2005, when YCombinator, the first relevant accelerator, moved its first steps in the backyard of Harvard University, a myriad of other accelerators started populating the planet: with or without equity, government supported or commercial, fee based or run by a corporation. In this cacophony of models in search of sustainability, one keeps standing out for its consistent record of success: StartX the Stanford University accelerator.
Alberto Onetti, Chairman Mind the Bridge, sits down with Michiel Van Haersma Buma, Senior Implementation Manager for Shell Ventures, to discuss in depth how a global CVC like Shell Ventures is addressing the (missing) relationship between portfolio companies and the corporate business units.
Alberto Onetti, Chairman of Mind the Bridge, invited Marcelino Oreja, CEO at Enagás, to stop by at Mind the Bridge to share insights on how the Enagas’s Intrapreneurship Program actually work.
Logitech, Olivetti and Steve Jobs: reliving the 80s in Silicon Valley – Mind the Chat with Giacomo Marini
Marco Marinucci sat down with Giacomo Marini, one of the cornerstones of the Italian-American entrepreneurial community in the Bay Area. In this Mind-the-Cha he shared some of the pivotal moments he experienced in his long career and his view for the future.
How to get funded by a Corporate Venture Capital (CVC)? Mind the Bridge asked Suzanna Chiu, Head of Amadeus Ventures at the last Scaleup Summit in Madrid.