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8 lessons learned about corporate venture building (video)

In this video I'll be taking you through 8 lessons learned about corporate venture building.

The 10X Growth Machine OS

How to create new growth from non-incremental innovation by building systematically new businesses from idea to scale and using the unfair advantages an established company has

“Say Yes, to innovation rules and policies” request

To innovate fast, we need to stretch the existing rules and policies around legal and for example IT. This tool creates a pragmatic approach to start creating a second set of rules for innovation

Corporate Startup Maturity - metered funding

Startups should be funded based on the progress they are making and not because they make great slides, are friends with the CEO or any other irrational reason. This tool provides four clear phases and 12 steps for corporate investors to determine hardcore progress of their corporate startup teams in the market.

Disruption analysis

Checklist to identify disruption risk in your industry.

The Innovation Capability Assessment

This capability assessment provides clear benchmark and focus points for developing the 10X Growth Machine.

The Growth Machine Portfolio

Tool that visualizes the progress the (corporate) startup teams are making in relation to the type of innovation business they are building.

Startup Maturity Level

This tool is a thermometer to measure the progress of corporate startup teams in a transparent way.

Evaluation of the Growth Machine

This is a tool that provides four levels of measurement to understand how well you are implementing the 10X Growth Machine.

Innovation director is your CEO onboard?

For innovation, that goes beyond the core, to succeed the CEO of the company should be fully supportive.

Guide to determine strategic opportunity areas

No clear idea around the growth areas for your company?
Follow these steps and determine five to ten high - potential opportunity areas.

Growth Machine Canvas

This canvas provides all the building blocks you need to develop the 10X Growth Machine.

Evaluate the quality of your companies strategic planning

This tool provides basic questions to spark the discussion in the leadership team around the strategic competence. Use this tool to benchmark the situation ‘as -is’ before having discussions around the future of the industry and business.

Determine the organisation of your corporate entrepreneurship function

This tool helps define precisely what the goals and boundaries are of corporate entrepreneurship. Based on the results we can determine the governance system.

Cultural Transformation

By starting the journey of developing your own 10X Growth Machine, one of the results is that you will create a more entrepreneurial way of working, where people think and work different and apply other tools.

C level protection and sponsorship

To create new growth beyond the core business, the senior leadership team should sponsor and protect these initiatives. In this video, I explain what this actually means.

Growth Dilemma

How can established companies create new waves of Growth? And why is this hard to achieve? In this movie I explain the growth dillemma's established companies face.

Innovation Governance

Who and how are you making the decisions around innovation? When should you fund an initiative and when should you stop an early stage venture?

"Definitely recommended for reading and as a guide to aspiring corporate innovators!"

Aniruddha Kusurkar

Global Commercial Director, Friesland Campina