"A key reading for leaders that outlines how to effectively innovate for the future and boost growth, while running the core business." - Alex Osterwalder, Co-author of Business Model Generation.
Tendayi Viki is nominated for the Thinkers50.
'The Corporate Startup' has won an Axiom Business Book Awards 2019 Gold Medal and the CMI Management Book of the Year Award 2018 in the category 'Innovation and entrepreneurship'.
The Corporate Startup is a practical guide for established companies that aspire to develop and sustain their innovation capabilities.
- The world around us is changing rapidly. There is now more pressure on established companies to innovate.
- The challenge most companies face is how to develop new products for new markets, while managing their core business at the same time.
- The principles and practices outlined in this book provide companies with a blueprint of how to manage innovation while they execute on their core business.
- The Corporate Startup provides frameworks, visualizations, templates, tools and methods that can be easily applied to develop new products and business models.
''Big companies need to innovate or die. The question is how. Companies need a playbook; a process by which they can start the process of transforming their organizations into innovation engines. The Corporate Startup is that playbook. It provides a proven methodology—applying Lean Startup principles and more--for building a culture of innovation.'' - Ben Yoskovitz, Co-Author of Lean Analytics and Founding Partner @ Highline BETA.
''We have found The Corporate Startup model and the thoughts on the innovation ecosystem very useful in designing our innovation strategy. This book is a must read for all corporate leaders that want to transform their companies to be more innovative.''- Erik Kongsvik-Ibsen, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Egmont.
''This book is timely addition to the corporate innovation space. It is a must read for anyone working on innovation in medium-size and large companies. The principles and practices, if well implemented can save a company from the disruption death march.'' - Tim Deeson, Managing Director, Deeson Group.