Learn strategies for open innovation leaders to de-risk external collaborations and usher in more efficient pathways into their core organizations.
Panel: Why Startups and why Now?
Hear from executives who have been disrupted, or are on the verge, talk about how engaging with startups transformed the way they do business.
Panel: How to Gain Executive Buy-In to Implement Innovation
Hear innovation leaders explain how they knocked down barriers in order to engage and work with startups. Find out
what worked, what didn’t and how they ultimately got executive buy-in. Success!
Presentation: Startup – Corporate Collaboration: what does it mean and how does it get done?
Learn from executives about how they established an internal strategy working with startups in a nimble way. How they move startups through the pipeline quickly, how they expedited legal and procurement, and how they launch successful pilots swiftly.
Tour of MassChallenge’s Headquarters Followed by wine and networking.
Tour the headquarters of one of the world’s largest global accelerators. Learn what they are seeing everyday in the corporate innovation landscape!