What we're about

Corporate Entrepreneurs work within established organisations to launch new ideas, products, services or even businesses and ventures. While entrepreneurs build start-ups, corporate entrepreneurs transform their ideas into impactful initiatives that contribute to the continued success of their company, and develop a reputation for sought after leaders able to execute innovation at scale.

This is a group for all the Corporate Entrepreneurs out there; for anyone who has ever suggested entrepreneurial ideas or approaches that went "against-the-grain", feeling frustrated due to the lack of entrepreneurial culture and slow pace of work, and the “this is not the way we do things here” status quo.

We want to recognise, develop and nurture these exceptional individuals. We want to help organisations and corporate entrepreneurs alike to network, learn, foster innovation and share best practices by bringing together corporate entrepreneurs and industry influencers to drive innovation across all sectors.

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Jamie and Davide

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Grassroots Intrapreneurship to Future-proof Companies, with Zurich

How can organisations drive bottom-up innovation from diverse backgrounds and age groups of employees to transform in the current business climate? Now more than ever, it’s the time for leaders to encourage bottom-up innovation by leveraging intrapreneurial talent and challenging them to focus on strategic priorities that create real value for their customers and organisation. Tune in to our conversation with Celine Bucher, HR Program Manager and NEXT Co-Founder at Zurich Insurance. With 14 years of broad experience working in global and matrix corporate environments in operations, shared services and with a deeper focus on HR, Celine will be sharing with us her learnings with building NEXT, a global grassroots movement with the vision to give generations a voice, challenge the current state and future-proof Zurich Insurance. In this conversation, we will be discussing: - The importance of grassroots intrapreneurship. - How to initiate intergenerational collaboration in corporates to drive growth. - The benefits of upskilling, reskilling and retention of high potential employees. - Learnings from driving intrapreneurial programmes at Zurich Insurance. Hosted by Jamie Qiu, enterprise innovation strategist and Founder of Studio Zao. Working with world-leading organisations including Sony Music, EY, the NHS, Speedo and Imperial College London, Studio Zao helps brave and forward-thinking organisations to accelerate innovation and entrepreneurial change. Find out more at www.studiozao.com

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