Neal Hansch and Liz Keen on Corporate Innovation


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Neal Hansch (@nhansch) and Liz Keen (@Liz_Keen) of Silicon Foundry join Erik on this episode. They Discuss:
- How Silicon Foundry is building bridges between communities
- How corporations have interfaced with Silicon Valley over time
- The purpose and rise of Corporate Venture Capital
- How have accelerators evolved and what opportunities have they created for corporations
- The role venture studios play in corporate innovation
- When should startup founders start talking to Corp Dev teams
- What are the most common mistakes of corporations dealing with startups and vice versa
- What does great corporate innovation look like from an organizational perspective
- The role of Economic Development Corporations
- Corporate VCs betting against their core business
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