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How to build the next startup unicorn?

How to build the next startup unicorn?

Posted by & filed under Customer development, Entrepreneurship, innovating, Product development, Startups.

How to be a successful entrepreneur? How to create the next Airbnb/Uber/Dropbox/startup unicorn? Hands up, who hasn't googled something like that even once? Or at least clicked once on those millions and millions of articles about creating the 'next big thing'. Read more ...

What's hot in fintech: new regulations, customer focus, collaboration & China

What's hot in fintech: new regulations, customer focus, collaboration & China

Posted by & filed under Banking, Customer development, Customers, Fintech, innovating, Startups.

The digital revolution has happened. And now it's banking's turn. Fintech are here and banks can lose up to 60% of their retail profits in the next decade. But will they? And why would they? What is going to happen in banking and fintech? Read more ...

Go disrupt yourself!

Go disrupt yourself!

Posted by & filed under Corporations, innovating, Startups.

Many startups say they are disrupting something. And they might, we live in one of the most uncertain times in history. But how can corporations know what to expect? How can they know what the big changes in the industry will be? Read more ...

Tony Robbins – Renewal of Corporations

Tony Robbins – Renewal of Corporations

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Corporations, innovating, Startups.

Renewal of the companies is on the mind of every CEO. Not to learn more but to break the patterns. It´s easy to learn new stuff, but difficult to unlearn. We go back to our habits unless something becomes a habit. Read more ...

Stop using startups as innovation band-aid!

Stop using startups as innovation band-aid!

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Corporations, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Startups.

Most collaboration between startups and corporations shows very little results. The reason is that they are just trying to improve bits and pieces of, for example, the offering. That's not enough. The winners will be the ones that can renew their attitude, learn to adapt and embrace the change. Startup collaboration is the best tool for that, but it needs to be done right. Read more ...

Forget consultants and fairs – startups are the biggest learning experience you can ever have

Forget consultants and fairs – startups are the biggest learning experience you can ever have

Posted by & filed under Accelerator, Corporations, innovating, Startups.

We are going through huge changes in technology and in the world in general. The future has never been this unpredictable no matter what industry you are talking about. Now is the last chance for big corporations to ditch their stiff structures and slow ways of working. To become agile and innovative like startups. That's the recipe for success in the future. Read more ...

Forget competing – the future of banking is in collaboration

Forget competing – the future of banking is in collaboration

Posted by & filed under Banking, Corporations, Fintech, Startups.

I have always believed the world will be a better place when we work together, collaborate, instead of pushing others down to gain what we want. Working at Nestholma I have come to realize collaboration isn't good for just individuals, but also businesses. In some industries, it has even become the only way to survive in the heated competition. Read more ...

You need more than mentoring hookups

You need more than mentoring hookups

Posted by & filed under Entrepreneurship, Mentoring, Startups.

As an entrepreneur, you've probably been mingling in startup events. You have probably met knowledgeable people, with experience in areas where you and your team are quite lost. And you should take every chance to talk to them. Many of those events — or accelerators, or incubators — call such people 'mentors'. They are likely to share with you their opinions on your ideas, as well as give you interesting tips. Read more ...

You better MICE or go home

You better MICE or go home

Posted by & filed under Customer development, Customers.

MICE – is the industry acronym for huge conferences and trade fairs. Travel, Auto, IT conferences attract hundreds of thousands of participants and industry leaders. But are you ready to get the most out of them? Read more ...

Nestholma fact box

  • Collaboration with Nordea, Nokia, Microsoft, EIT Digital, F-Secure, British Telecom, Telecom Italia, Elisa, Yle, etc.
  • Accelerator activities in Finland, Sweden, Norway, UK, Italy, and Germany
  • Portfolio 34 startups from 10 countries
  • Number of programs 20
  • Applications from 55 countries

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