Is creating your own startup incubator sufficient to spark innovation or transformation in large corporate? Is selling your services or products to large corporates advisable for startups?

On the 26th of October, we will host our first Open Innovation meetup of season 2 in Brussels. Denny Wong – co-founder of Faqbot – will share his experience on both sides, lessons learnt and tips on how to bridge the gap (or not) between corporations and startups for a successful collaboration.

Denny has more than 10 years of experience in leading intrapreneurial initiatives in large corporations. Over 8 years of experience in small to middle sized companies, and more specifically startups that sells to large corporations.

 

AGENDA

 

11:30 Doors open, sandwiches are served

12:00 Welcome by Serge Beulen – Corporate Strategy Manager at VIVAQUA

12:05 Welcome by Leo Exter, Chief Energizer at Hack Belgium

12:08 Introduction by Denny Wong

12:30 Q&A and live discussion moderated by Frank Boermeester, Chief Tinkerer at Hack Belgium

13:10 Next Open Innovation Meetup topic

13:15 Networking over coffee

13:45 Time to go back to work – sorry!

 

PRACTICAL DETAILS

 

Date – 26th of October, 2018

Time – 11:30 to 13:30

Location – VIVAQUA, Boulevard de l’Impératrice 17-19, 1000 Bruxelles

Price  – The meetups are free – venue and lunch are offered by Hack Belgium Labs or by hosting companies.

Registration – ★ HERE

 

WHO’S INVITED?

 

C-level executives focused on innovation.

Corporate, government and SME innovation managers (regardless of their titles).

University researchers and technology transfer professionals.

Outstanding product and interaction designers, facilitators and engineers.

Academic researchers in the field of Innovation.

 

 

 

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