startups

The Five Step Process to Build a Corporate Innovation Ecosystem

2018-06-17T17:13:25+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

When it comes to corporate innovation, most companies believe that pouring money into the R&D department is the way to go. However, this is not the right approach. In their book “The Corporate Startup”, Tendayi Viki, Dan Toma and Esther Gons discuss why innovation in established companies fail and the right approach to tackle innovation.

Frankfurt’s Got (the Potential for) Talent—how to accelerate entrepreneurial activity

2018-06-13T13:07:32+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Frankfurt has a prominent concentration on universities, art colleges, and research institutes, a compelling strength that helps them to stand out in comparison to surrounding cities. Goethe University Frankfurt incubator program, Goethe Unibator, in particular is only a small step toward the entrepreneurial education that should be provided to employees, alumni, and especially students throughout

The Disadvantaged Creating Advantages—integrating women and immigrants into Frankfurt’s startup scene

2018-06-13T14:23:56+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

There may be hundreds of active startups within the region of Frankfurt, but the city is far from where they could be. According to the Startup Genome report, there is a desperate need for more startups to contribute to economic growth. But how will this be accomplished, exactly? Surprisingly, it can be accomplished through the

Frankfurt startups conquer the Top 10 of the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2018

2018-06-12T12:23:33+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

The much-anticipated yearly report from Startup Genome was released today and positions Frankfurt as a leader according to multiple categories. Among the indicators where Frankfurt ranked favourably, the early-stage funding per startup (21st), the sense of community (7th) and global connections happening locally (top 5 globally). Frankfurt, Hesse, April 17, 2018 – Released at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in