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eRevalue

eRevalue is a business intelligence provider based in London and New York. Our interactive analytics platforms – Datamaran and Caspian – help business leaders, advisors and investors monitor emerging regulatory, reputational, and competitive risks to make organizations and investments future proof.
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Effective Partnering: Learning from the Past

As circularity is becoming a topic of interest with larger corporations around the globe, a question that emerges is how they can develop the necessary innovations to fuel the circular economy. With 68 percent of the top 100 companies from the Forbes Global 500 already engaging with start-ups in one form or another, fast-forwarding the development of dearly awaited innovations is definitely not a new challenge. INSEAD and 500 Startups conducted a research study based on the world's 500 biggest public companies that highlights what we can learn from past corporate experiences.
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3 Reasons Why Companies Should Start an Accelerator

Corporate accelerators are hot business. Every self-respecting enterprise seems to have initiated a creative hotbed where starting entrepreneurs are coached in making their young businesses a success. Google and Microsoft are obvious candidates to step into startup acceleration, but what about corporations such as Telefónica, Volkswagen and Barclays? Is there a real business case behind these endeavors or is it just a short-lived hype that will be over in a few years?
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How Deutsche Telekom Inspires and Accelerates Innovation

Managing and spurring innovation is a prerequisite for success within the telecommunications environment - characterized by fast evolution and continuous change. But how do you deal with the challenge of accelerating innovation when you employ over 230,000 people spread across 50 countries? Finch & Beak spoke with Julia Leihener, Senior Service Design Manager & Head of Creation Center at the Deutsche Telekom Innovation Laboratories, to find out how Deutsche Telekom ensures its continuous company-wide innovation capability.
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Future-Proof and Sustainable Cities in the Making

Not only companies are integrating sustainability into the core of their strategy, also cities nowadays are more and more concerned about becoming sustainable. With our worldwide population set to grow towards 9 billion by 2050 and strong urbanization, cities have to prepare for the future. This topic is the central challenge of Urban-X and accelerator created by HAX, an existing hardware investment company, together with MINI.
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Sparking Innovation with Service Jamming at Eneco

In July 2015, Dutch energy company Eneco organized a open service design jam, in which the opportunities of implementing a service design process was central point of discussion. Due to rapid changes in technology, for example in the energy production market where the development and usage of solar panels has increased tremendously, consumers’ demands are shifting. From the first electrical power station, build in 1868 in Northumberland, the UK, to the possibilities for consumers today to take care of their own energy production, with solar panels transforming up to 40% of sunlight can into energy. This example of the speedy transition from centralized to decentralized energy production indicates that consumers become less dependent and more and more self-sufficient. The implication for energy companies are enormous: how can they cope with this change in order to stay ahead of fierce competitors and keep track on the needs of their customers?
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Boosting Innovation with Telenet Idealabs

Starting a company has never been easy. Not having to worry about business knowledge, networks and resources can be the difference between getting off the ground and moving back in with your parents. This is why Telenet launched its Telenet Idealabs accelerator and growth program in Antwerp.
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Customer Case: Spurring Innovation with Telenet Idealabs

Telenet launched its Telenet Idealabs accelerator and growth program in Antwerp in 2014 to facilitate startups getting a head start.
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