State of InnovationSurvey: Insights

2020 State of Innovation survey results: Stormy seas, but a continued commitment to innovation

As the coronavirus pandemic led to shelter-in-place orders and sharply reduced economic activity around the world, innovators are wondering about what the future could look like for their teams, organizations, and industries. Highline Beta sponsored a survey fielded by Innovation Leader to understand what's happening in corporate innovation and R&D right now, and heard from 117 corporate innovators.

“We are doubling down on innovation, spending and prioritizing it more — especially on further movement to digital.”

Survey respondent, Innovation in Financial Services

About Highline Beta

Highline Beta is a corporate innovation and venture development firm. We’re entrepreneurs, investors, designers and product experts. We work with the Fortune 1000 to drive growth innovation with speed and an investor’s mindset.

We dig deep and take action, providing clients with the right mix of innovation services and outcomes to create measurable growth opportunities. We believe in startup-corporate collaboration as the ultimate unfair advantage. Our fund invests in startups that have meaningful relationships and pilots with our corporate clients. When this works, everyone wins.

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Corporate innovation is changing faster than ever. And opportunities abound for big companies to build a portfolio of ventures internally and externally, beyond their core.

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