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“AI can be compared to teen sex, everybody talks about it but nobody knows what to do with it”. I’m not a teen nor an expert, but while being actively interacting with new technologies and innovations I have some lessons learned I would like to share regarding AI.
Hi all! My name is Maija Ikonen, a fresh member of the Team Avanto. I’ve been swimming in the crispy water of corporate venturing and startup programs for a bit over two months now and enjoyed every second of it.
Avanto Ventures Oy and Atal Incubation Centre, part of India’s leading management institute BIMTECH, have signed a MOU to collaborate in corporate venturing activities.
When companies set out to innovate a new business model, they are signing up to fight a battle on two fronts: internal venture or external startup?
After a decade of digital transformation in the media industry the market has finally reached some kind of stability. Media companies have now restructured themselves to respond to the new landscape. It feels like the last decade has been about trying to make sense of the changing world and reacting to it, rather than aggressively looking for new growth areas.
World Circular Economy Forum by Sitra last week brought together 1500 decision makers to find ways of utilising potential in circular economy, benefits estimated at €600bn for European countries alone. There is a lot to gain for all, but some new tools are needed to create new products and services faster.
Corporations in Finland have an unprecedented opportunity to find growth utilising Corporate Venturing tools. They just need a bit of courage and faith to invest in it at the levels where the activities become significant.
- Soon, consumers will have more options on when, how and where they want to travel, Sonja Heikkilä from OP says. OP's Smart Mobility Program is fueling the future of mobility, starting with cars.
We at OP work with a lot of smart people and companies. Avanto is definitely one of those companies. They've helped us sharpen our strategy and services regarding mobility.
Kristian Luoma - Head of OP Lab