This is a session at Innov8rs New York, 1 August 2019

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Bridging The Internal Innovation Gap via Startup Partnerships

With the digitization of industries and the mass adoption of powerful technologies like AI, Blockchain, and Quantum Computing, it’s imperative for today’s successful companies to also be the most adaptable and innovative. But as companies both large and small will tell you, there are resource constraints on every level.

In this session we’ll dive into the importance of brokering startup partnerships, how to properly build these relationships for the long-term, and what you new solutions and ideas you can expect to walk away with.

Mina Salib

Labs Manager at WeWork Labs

Mina Salib is Labs Manager, at WeWork Labs, WeWork’s global innovation platform powering the next generation of industry transformation by helping startups and corporations create the future. Prior to joining WeWork, Mina was program director at the NYU Tandon Future Labs, a series of incubators and accelerators in NYC. With a unique focus on deep technology companies, Mina has built up capacity around supporting and investing in companies who sell services to both enterprises and SMB’s. Through curated resources, tailored introductions & strategic guidance, Mina has supported over 100 startups by helping them navigate various business challenges including fundraising, business development, business model optimization, hiring and more.

Mina is also the founder & host of AI in the Wild, a podcast focused on helping professionals across industries apply AI in their organizations. When he’s not working with startups, Mina enjoys spending time with family and friends or traveling to countries on his travel list.