Best practices for collaborating with growth companies & startups
What you will take away from this webinar:
Leveraging the best (and the worst) practices for collaborating with new players in tech and innovation scene.
Building a successful collaboration model with growth companies, innovations and startups.
Ensuring smooth communication and fast processes between your organisation and a case to partner with, invest in or acquire.
It's one thing to find a promising growth company or startup to partner with. It's another thing to actually make it work.
The guest speaker
Head of external venturing at Fortum
Mikael Myllymäki has gained a great amount of insights working for Fortum as the head of external venturing. The team run by Mikael is in charge of finding, analysing & utilising the best innovative startups and growth companies for Fortum internationally. The rapid growth and development at Fortum is heavily reliant on Mikael’s team.
Mikael will be sharing valuable learnings from his experience in the industry.
About the speaker
Learnings from both worlds: the corporate kingdom and the startup hustle.
Paavo Beckman is an internationally recognised serial entrepreneur, business executive consultant, public speaker and a startup coach. In the past 20 years, Paavo has been building and leading tech companies in Europe and Silicon Valley.
On a mission to help large companies undergo digital transformation and develop internal innovation culture, Paavo has coached business executives and collaborated with 300+ industry-leading corporates across Europe.
Nowadays, Paavo Beckman is a CDO at Catapult – #1 partner for corporate venture teams to find the best tech companies, innovations and startups as well as understand the market trends and fastest growing verticals.
Paavo believes that it’s “survive, die or thrive” momentum for most corporates across the globe as we are stepping onto the era of rapid technological shift and the rise of new industry front-runners.
A serial entrepreneur