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12/7/2016
In The News
A founder’s guide to working with corporates

In an episode of Silicon Valley, startup founder Richard Hendricks reveals something that no venture capitalist wants to hear — he has no business plan.

“I cannot guide you until you give me something to guide,” the VC...

11/21/2016
Press Releases
Imaginatik CEO, Ralph Welborn, Awarded "CEO of the Year - USA" 2016 by Corporate Vision Magazine

Boston, MA, Nov 21st, 2016 – Imaginatik plc (AIM: IMTK.L), the world’s first full-service innovation provider, today announced that Corporate Vision Magazine has recognized Ralph Welborn, Imaginatik's CEO, as the "CEO of the Year - USA".

Corporate Vision Magazine...

11/7/2016
In The News
Corporations Are Quickly Buying Up Green Startups

Green business acquisitions are on the rise. That makes sense, as consumers are becoming more and more aware of environmental problems and are actively trying to reduce their impact on the environment by purchasing eco-friendly products. Companies are quickly adopting green marketing...

08/24/2016
In The News
Tech Startups Struggle to Close Deals With IT Buyers

When Haier America’s Deanna Johnston needs to update or fill gaps in the company’s information-technology systems, she looks at products and services offered by startups.

But even after a trial run, she rarely buys them, Ms. Johnston said.

Instead the appliance maker’s...

08/22/2016
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Tapping into startup innovation on the cheap

The Bully of Bentonville is a great moniker, but it doesn’t really square with a company that happily plunks down $3.3 billion for a cash-burning startup — with no other bidders in sight. I don’t know if Walmart’s acquisition of Jet.com will pay off, but it is a high-profile example of...

08/9/2016
In The News
Data Sheet—Tuesday, August 9, 2016

For years corporations have tried to show off how innovative they are by adopting superficial markings of startup culture—open office floor plans, pingpong tables, and cold-brew coffee on tap. It became trendy to launch corporate-run startup accelerator programs, which I used to mock as...

07/20/2016
Press Releases
The State of Startup/Corporate Collaboration 2016 Study Results Unveiled

Corporate Executives Say Working with Startups is ‘Mission Critical’

BOSTON, July 20th, 2016 -- Imaginatik, the world's first full-service innovation firm, and MassChallenge, the...

07/20/2016
In The News
How startups and corporations collaborate today

The days when startups were able to play in their own sandboxes while corporations stayed in their own hermetically sealed campuses are over. In fact, entrepreneurs and corporate executives are working together more than ever before, creating partnerships that financially benefit...

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