Innovation Bayer Consumer Health – An Interview with Seth Tropper

Originally written and published by Ron Kunitsky. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Seth Tropper — Innovator @Bayer. Seth is based in Greater New York City and part of an innovation team that is shaping the future of digital health. 1. Who are you, what do you do and what does that mean at Bayer? I am an entrepreneur and innovator […]

An Afternoon on Corporate Lean Innovation: 3 Key Takeaways

Ben Yoskovitz, Founding Partner of Highline BETA, spoke on last week’s Elevate Lean Innovation Panel at Elevate Toronto. The conviction across the panel was clear that intrapreneurship and co-creation is the answer to how big companies can successfully innovate. Disruptive competitors and nimble startups are changing industry landscapes at unprecedented rates. Legacy corporations cannot continue business-as-usual practices if they […]

When, why, and how corporations can collaborate with startups

How can corporations use startup collaborations to drive real value? The short answer is “it’s hard, and it depends”. But there are some key learnings that can help you get started. Today we’re releasing a report, based on survey responses, interviews with both startup and corporate stakeholders, and our own experiences working with both corporations and […]

As Drop Technologies Goes Global, Its Canadian Roots Are a Boon

After only one year in business, Drop, the Canada-founded next-generation loyalty rewards company and app, expanded to the U.S. in 2017. Impressed? There’s more. In 2016, Derrick Fung — founder of Tunezy, an ecommerce and social platform for live music experiences that was acquired by SFX Entertainment in 2013 — launched Drop with $1 million in funding from […]