This is a session at Innov8rs Barcelona, 21-22 April 2020

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Open Innovation: The 7 Myths of Corporate Venturing

Since 2013 the number of corporate investments in startups has nearly tripled from 980 in 2013 to 3,235 in 2019, and their value has risen from $19 to $134 billion. Yet the success rate of initiatives such as corporate investments, venture builders and corporates accelerators is low.

Research we conducted with near 400 chief innovation officers shows that around three quarters of corporate innovation initiatives fail to deliver the desired results.

Discover what are the strategies and lessons learnt by the one quarter that succeed? Additionally, the attendees will receive the IESE most recent report on corporate venturing.

Josemaria Siota

Executive Director of IESE Business School's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center

Josemaria Siota is the Executive Director of IESE Business School's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center, and has been designated Expert on Corporate Venturing at the European Commission and the World Economic Forum. He leads cutting-edge research on open innovation, corporate venturing and technology transfer, working around the world with successful Chief Innovation Officers and top-tier academics, to create a positive impact in society.

Considered "one of the world's most influential speakers on corporate venturing" by the newspaper South China Morning Post, he has published books and studies on these topics for Harvard Business Review, MIT Technology Review, PwC, Oliver Wyman, the European Commission, McGraw-Hill, Springer, Forbes, and more. He spoke at conferences in Harvard Business School, London Business School, Mobile World Congress, Web Summit, to name a few. Previously, he worked at Deloitte.