Venturespring Future of Transport and Connected Car Forum

Our recent forum on the future of transport and the connected car in Monaco, concluded that, although we are some way off being able to beam up Captain Kirk, the development of transportation is evolving at warp speed.

Venturespring Connected Car Forum

 

Take the vision of Tesla founder Elon Musk to create a train-like system, Hyperloop, using vacuum tubes to whizz passengers along at close to the speed of sound.



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Venturespring lands contract to be Vodafone’s first ‘co-creation’ partner

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Venturespring, a London-based venture development studio, has landed a major contract to be Vodafone’s ‘co-creation’ partner.

The deal will see Venturespring work in conjunction with the global communications giant to create new products and services such as apps and wearable technologies.

The Venturespring model works by bridging the gap between large corporates and innovative start-ups. The business works with global brands to develop products, systems and services, and then forms teams made up of entrepreneurs to scale them as independent, profit-making entities, dispensing the advice, resources and guidance necessary to build up their businesses along the way.

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Big business and start-ups working together with Venturespring

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A new ‘venture development studio’ has launched to connect start-ups with big business, working with brands to develop and launch new digital companies.

Venturespring works with global brands to develop products, systems and services, and then forms teams made up of young entrepreneurs to scale them as independent, profit-making entities, dispensing the advice, resources and guidance necessary to build up their businesses along the way.

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All You Need to Know About Business Incubators

8. THE BUSINESS INCUBATOR BREAKDOWN

Definition: An organization designed to accelerate the growth and success of entrepreneurial companies through an array of business support resources and services that could include physical space, capital, coaching, common services, and networking connections .

Business incubation programs are often sponsored by private companies or municipal entities and public institutions, such as colleges and universities. Their goal is to help create and grow young businesses by providing them with necessary support and financial and technical services.

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know

3. DUE TO DILIGENCE ON ACCELERATORS

An accelerator, the latest buzzword used at economic-development agencies and universities, is a short-term, high-intensity program led by mentors. It may provide seed capital for participating enterpreneurs to test a business model.

On the surface the growth in accelerator programs may seem to benefit entrepreneurs — and in many cases it does. But this also means entrepreneurs need to be more selective and diligent than ever.

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