Category Archives: Corporate Entrepreneurship

Corporate Entrepreneurship: Ambidextrous Organisations

Staying relevant in the ever changing market is a challenge for many organisations. They are dethroned by hip, new competitors, or are made obsolete by technological development. 40% of Fortune 500 companies of 2000 no longer existed ten years later. How do you keep your position? What do you need to accomplish to prevent your organisation from being sidelined? To

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Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Global Startup Communities

Successful startups can supply an impulse of innovation, job creation and economic development to a region. Worldwide ecosystems are being boosted to optimally stimulate the development of startups. Still these developments are hampered by scepticism, political theatre and lack of the proper infrastructure to develop a company beyond the startup phase. To discover how to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in

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The National Entrepreneursday 2016!

9th of September 2016 the National Entrepreneursday will take place again! This day will consist an international entrepreneurs breakfast, speed dates with ambassadors, top entrepreneurs and executives and much more interesting people. Later that morning there will be workshops provided by our shadow ministers, embassies and partners. In the afternoon, the ONL Shadow Cabinet will present its shadow budget and

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The Final Day of Ready to Startup @ YES!Delft.

Invitation for the Final Day of Ready to Startup! Four teams will present their business ideas, and their pitches as well as the teams themselves will be judged by an expert jury.  For 20 years, many talented entrepreneurs-to-be have participated in the highly successful entrepreneurship program Ready to Startup! at YES!Delft. This semester’s Final Day will take place on Wednesday, June 15th at

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Review: Snelkookpanweekend 2016

On the 22th of May, Theo Roos won the fifth edition of the Snelkookpanweekend with his idea to distress employees and employers by ‘technostressreduction’. In this ‘Snelkookpanweekend’ employees of the universities, the universities of applied science and secondary education teachers in the Netherlands were introduced to the minor entrepreneurship from the HvA (Amsterdam University of Applied Science). In teams they

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Meet 10 new startups selected for the ACE Venture Lab Bootcamp!

ACE Venture Lab selected 10 science and tech startups to participate in our Bootcamp – an intensive training program that offers unique workshops and mentoring from the best startup experts.   The 10 startups that are trained during the ACE Venture Lab Bootcamp (May 9-13, 2016) where: UserSat provides a new and more reliable approach to evaluate user satisfaction specifically for mobile devices,

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ING Innovation Studio 2.0

The ING Innovation Studio has just completed its second acceleration cycle. Three internal teams and three startups have graduated from the program creating solutions in the Fintech landscape. In their 6 month journey the teams have validated their value propositions, target groups, channels and launched minimal viable products. ING methodology The teams and startups worked according to a structured acceleration program

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Breaking Barriers: where startups meet corporates

There is a new way of creating easier access for startups into the corporate world. By organizing semi-open events, startups and business professionals can meet and learn from each other. At last week’s Breaking Barriers event (Feb. 10) – initiated by ING Bank – fintech startups got a chance to meet banking professionals and learn from experts in their industry.  Product demo’s A few Dutch fintech startups were selected to demonstrate

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What’s happening in 2016: Accenture Innovation Awards

The Accenture Innovation Awards is a yearly competition that rewards the most innovative Dutch concepts, products and services. The Blue Tulips, the Green Tulip and the public prize are awarded to Dutch innovative and sustainable concepts. Participating startups must be no older than three years, which leaves plenty of opportunity for young entrepreneurs. Check out last year’s winners and learn more about the Accenture Innovation

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