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Entrepreneurship

Responsible-minded, creative, and innovative – entrepreneurs are the world changers of the modern age. But what exactly is an entrepreneur? In its traditional sense, entrepreneurship means doing business, so an entrepreneur is essentially a bus...
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Corporate venture building (CVB): the new digital business model?
Global challenges like climate change and healthcare require innovative and sustainable ideas to be developed and quickly implemented. Is corporate venture building the business model for achieving that?
Female Founder Initiative – for more women in the tech industry
Tech startups are spreading like wildfire, but if you look closer, one thing stands out: it’s mainly men who are igniting the flame. The Female Founder Initiative wants to change that.
Spotlight on Stathletes: data & analytics for professional sports
Meghan Chayka is co-founder and CEO of Canadian sports data and analytics company Stathletes. Her customers are professional ice hockey teams that want to use data to optimize their performance, leave behind the competition, and wow fans.
Spotlight on farmer connect®: data for transparent and fair supply chains
Michael Chrisment is the CEO of the Swiss startup farmer connect®. Using IBM’s blockchain technology, the agritech company ensures greater sustainability and transparency in the food industry’s production and supply chains.
How to find the right SaaS pricing model for your software
Choosing the right SaaS pricing model for your software is essential for marketing your software product. We present the 5 most popular pricing models along with their strengths and weaknesses and explain what you should keep in mind.
Digital female leadership: how much progress have we made?
How far has female leadership come? Are digital transformation and the coronavirus alone resolving the lack of women in leadership roles? We interviewed Sigrid Dalberg-Krajewski and Tatjana Biallas, both successful female digital leaders.
Business ecosystems: how they benefit SMEs
Business ecosystems seem to be the answer to the challenges of digital transformation and an innovative model of the future that can make SMEs fit for the digital economy in the long term. How can small and medium-sized companies benefit on a sustained basis?
Interview: Marcos Raiser do Ó from Stripe on the future of the Internet economy
“The online economy has still not fully taken off,” says Marcos Raiser do Ó, Head of DACH & CEE at Stripe. In this interview, he explains what needs to be done to achieve a more networked Internet economy in Europe.
Using the Cynefin framework to develop problem-solving approaches appropriate to the situation
Growing complexity, best described by the term “VUCA”, is one of the biggest challenges for managers. One approach to tackling this complexity is the Cynefin framework. We explain how the model works.
Customer centricity and innovation: examples of design thinking
In part 3 of our series, we explore two examples of design thinking from Bosch and Airbnb and show how adaptable and versatile the creative approach can be when it comes to solving various problems faced by companies with different starting points.