Before Growing, Know Who Is “In Your Boat”: Foodee’s Ryan Spong

Many startups grow by first dominating a small niche and then expanding. Foodee’s story began this way – but their expansion is anything but mass-market focused. Instead, Foodee has expanded by focusing further on non-chain restaurants large enough to handle catering orders, but small enough to remain local, sustainably-run, or organic. Founded in 2013, Vancouver headquartered […]

Better together: 3 times external innovation beats building internally

For innovation leaders, the question of where to focus the company’s energy and resources is a never-ending question. For each new idea or opportunity that has the potential to drive growth, the question re-emerges: what is the best approach? Do we build this internally? Do we partner with or invest in a startup? Do we […]