Startup Europe Partnership's latest report on corporate-startup collaboration - Scaling Together - was launched this week in Lisbon (at Beta-i) and Hanover (at CeBIT). It provides some practical advice on how to form better corporate-startup partnerships and is available online.
This report analyses common barriers to corporate-startup collaboration and provides advice on how to overcome them.
- Corporate-startup collaboration is rapidly increasing, with more large firms seeing this as a mechanism for accessing innovation and/or promoting internal cultural change.
- Such collaboration can bring numerous benefits to both partners, but there remain significant hurdles which can make these relationships difficult to initiate, manage and bring to fruition.
- Based on interviews with multiple stakeholders and extensive research, the report provides a framework to help understand the common barriers to successful collaboration.
- The report also provides a series of practical tips for corporates, startups, scale-ups and policymakers, on how to overcome these barriers.
Read more at: http://www.nesta.org.uk/scaling-together