Entrepreneurship

Corporate Venturing: Achieving Profitable Growth Through Startups

Date: 01/2017
Author(s): Prats, Mª Julia; Amigó, Pau; Ametller, Xavier; Batlle, Adrià
Document type: Study and Monograph
Editor(s): IESE; Mobile World Capital Barcelona
Languages: English
Company(ies): BMW Startup Garage, Heywood & Sons, Idneo, Ficosa Group, Ingenium, Celsa Group, ChallengeUp!, Intel, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom, Fluidra Accelera, Fluidra NOVA External Venturing, Saint-Gobain, Open Future, Telefónica, H-Farm

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This report is the first to be published by mVenturesBcn, a program of Mobile World Capital Barcelona, together with IESE Business School. Its aim is to provide a handbook on corporate venturing that can be useful for the entrepreneurial community globally. We provide a framework for understanding the problems and challenges of established companies in achieving profitable growth and how they could become more innovative by using the wide set of tools that corporate venturing offers. A list of examples from selected sectors is included later.

Bibliographic citation: Prats, Mª Julia; Amigó, Pau; Ametller, Xavier; Batlle, Adrià, "Corporate Venturing: Achieving Profitable Growth Through Startups", mVenturesBcn, 01/2017