GROW AND EXTEND YOUR CORE BUSINESS INTO THE FUTURE

Run pilots, integrate or invest with relevant scale ups. Solve key business challenges.  

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FINDING STARTUPS IS EASY. BUT MAKING THEM WORK INSIDE YOU IS HARD.
WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN 3 WAYS. 

CREATE SUPPORT STRUCTURES TO BREAK THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Your immune system might not be prepared to take in anything new from the outside. We need to create support structures that has autonomy and freedom but still guided by business units that need to be involved. Managing this is both an art and science. We jointly design and get buy-in if you don’t already have one. 

HIGH CLOCK SPEED PILOTS, INSTEAD OF POWERPOINTS

Experimentation allows you to learn much faster in real life, with limited resource exposure or risk instead of making perfect powerpoints that never see the light of the day. We prioritise speed, small autonomous teams that work with clear traction metrics to prove or disprove the hypothesis. We coach, facilitate and make sure the timelines and metrics are met.  

CREATE SCALING STRUCTURES AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

Once the pilots produce results, provide runway, top management air cover and sponsorship to scale. We work with committees and steering groups to get the runway and create bespoke scaling programs for these pilots to fulfill their true potential. We also ensure that the knowledge stays within your organisation for you to repeat this again and again. 

HOW WE HELP

Add more intelligence to your focus areas and business challenges or ambitions 

Matchmake with short list of innovations 

Run and facilitate pilots to keep them at high speed

Create structures, modern metrics and support in scaling successful pilots for you to get business benefits

 

We run a digital unit focused on solving critical business challenges with our business heads. We find new technologies that create revenues or add differentiation in the health care business. The key is how we find these companies, run pilots and integrate them to break the immune system.

Mats Berggren

Innovation Lead, Merck

One part of our digital efforts focuses on co-creating pilots jointly with our customers within real estate. These pilots provide learnings, bring us closer to our customers needs and informs our product roadmap. We also invest in pilots that are successful to get equity upside on top.

Daniel Kraft

Head of Proptech, Stronghold (Newsec)

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3 STEPS TO PROTECT & EXTEND YOUR CORE, DONE TOGETHER WITH YOU

STEP 1: 

Understand your key business challenges, map out fast growing sectors and curated matchmaking

Output: 

  1. Clear definition of challenges and sectors to focus on, risks and high level analysis 
  2. Management buy-in and support on structure 
  3. Long list of innovators that fit your challenge 
  4. Short list and curated meetups / Skypes with handpicked innovators

 Our role:

  1. Lead, facilitate and interview key stakeholders
  2. Present analysis and long list of innovators
  3. Prepare short listed companies and curate matchmaking format 

Approximate Time: 12-16 weeks

 

Output

  1. Define key metrics for pilots
  2. Form teams, create onboarding / transition plan 
  3. Design pilot process 
  4. Deploy and measure metrics

Our role:

  1. Facilitate pilot processes 
  2. Coach and support teams, solve challenges
  3. Be a trusted bridge between startup and corporate  

Approximate Time: 12-16 weeks / pilot from step 3. Step 1 and 2 varies based on complexity   

STEP 2:

Define, design, develop and deploy pilots

STEP 3: 

Scale Pilots that work, build repeatability and knowledge transfer in the process & structure 

Output: 

  1. Create scaling support plan per successful pilot inside or outside your organisation
  2. Connect your CVC or similar to get equity upside
  3. Knowledge transfer to your teams for you to own and build the machinery  

Our role:

  1. Support scaling plans inside your organisation
  2. Sounding board to your management teams 
  3. Co-manage and help your CVC Teams with DD / Analysis 
  4. Onboard teams to knowledge transfer 

Approximate Time: Varies

 

3 reasons why brave corporate leaders pick us  

We understand complexity involved

We create structures with eyes wide open to strengthen and extend your core. We understand the politics, the lack of resources and attention to new when there is so much going on already. 

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Proven formats to avoid not invented here

Formats to test pilots at high speed and if they work scale them through bespoke scaling programs, always done together with your teams to avoid not invented here. 

Epicenter - A community of intrapreneurs and leaders

We have a community of intrapreneurs, leaders and corporates from tons of industries going through similar challenges as you do. We curate knowledge exchange and experience sharing through dinners and community events. It is hard to be brave. We try to make it easier. 

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