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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.

Many initiatives fail due to the lack of understanding of the very different DNA of corporates and startups. The question for many corporate leaders remains: how to generate real impact with partners in the tech and innovation scene. 
 
Crafted upon years of experience, this webinar focuses on the next phase in your corporate innovation and venturing – a phase of partnering with the industry’s most promising growth companies and startups. 
 
Enriched with case examples, stories and best/worst practices, this webinar takes your startup-corporate collaboration and strategy to the next level.  
 
Not convinced? Ok, here is more.
 
This practical webinar is rooted in years of experience in the tech and innovation scene, across 15+ industries through discussions and collaboration with 300+ corporates in Europe. 
 
Ok, who is behind this?
 
Organized by Catapult (a trusted enabler for corporate innovation). Catapult’s data-driven and AI-powered solutions have been enabling smart decision making for corporate front-runners like Fortum, Coca-Cola, Raiffeisen bank, Kone, just to name a few (see the full list of partners). 
 
Catapult’s past events have been recommended by corporate leaders 9/10 times.  

Mikael Myllymäki

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. 

Paavo Beckman

A serial entrepreneur