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Corporate-startup collaboration from KPN’s point of view:“We simply can’t manage all by ourselves”

Collaboration Innovation Startups

“Technological innovation is happening at such an intense speed that KPN simply can’t manage all by itself,” according to Marie-José Van den Boomgaard, “If we want to stay relevant, we need new business models, new technologies, and an altogether new mindset. That’s why we work with an open innovation mindset.” Forging connections In her capacity […]

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Winning together:Corporate-startup collaboration is the way to go

Collaboration Innovation Startups

Wherever you look, innovation today is increasingly led by startups. “They are simply better-placed to harness technology to recalibrate existing business models and invent new ones altogether,” according to Giuseppe Zocco, co-founder at Index Ventures. Corporates are becoming more attentive to the added value that startups may bring to their business, but are not always […]

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Press release:Samasource launches in The Hague

Entrepreneurship Innovation Social innovation Technology

Press release by West Holland Foreign Investment Agency: A premier social enterprise providing data services opens first European office The Hague, 17 February – Samasource was pleased to officially launch their European operations during the opening of the Samasource office in The Hague today. Samasource has partnered with ImpactCity to raise awareness of The Hague […]

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Triple helix collaboration:Pain or pleasure?

Collaboration Innovation Research

The Hague Security Delta (HSD) recently published a study that looks into collaboration between the public and private sectors and research institutions. This type of collaboration – also referred to as public-private cooperation, the “golden triangle”, or triple helix collaboration – has received much attention in recent years. The survey defines triple helix collaboration as […]

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