• How to Nurture Intrapreneurship for Innovation Success

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    How is Google and Pentland embedding a culture of intrapreneurship for continuous innovation? Come in to learn practical examples. In this Corporate Entrepreneurs London Series, we will explore the challenges of encouraging intrapreneurship and innovation within large organisations. We will learn successful initiatives and approaches from Google and Pentland to nurture internal entrepreneurs. PURCHASE TICKETS IN EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-nurture-intrapreneurship-for-success-tickets-75134771123?ref=estw Join us and learn: - How do you embed a culture of intrapreneurship and leverage your existing​ talent. - How do you incentivise intrapreneurship. - How do you provide the right internal support. - How to engage with senior stakeholders to bring them on board. - How do you align new business ideas with the organisation's vision and objectives. Alastair Cox, Former Head of Google Creative Academy will share his intrapreneurial journey and challenges he had to overcome at Google. Emily Haynes, Head of Ideas Incubation at Pentland Brands, home to leading sportswear brands including Lacoste, Speedo and Berghaus, will reveal how the company is incubating ideas and launching ventures by nurturing intrapreneurial talent. WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR? This event is for anyone working on, interested in, supporting or leading innovation projects inside their organisation, from any business function or unit. Join us for an evening focused on sharing, learning and networking AGENDA 6.00 — Welcome; Pizza & Drinks 6:30 — Introduction to Intrapreneurship 6.40 — Speakers Emily Haynes - Head of Ideas Incubation at Pentland Brands Alastair Cox - Former Head of Google Creative Academy 7.15 — Q&A and Dynamic Discussion 7.45 — Networking and Drinks HOSTED BY STUDIO ZAO Studio Zao is a boutique innovation studio who help individuals and organisations to develop innovative ventures and entrepreneurial skills. Studio Zao works with early-stage startups through lean venture development, customer discovery, proposition development and commercial validation; as well as helping FTSE 100 corporations in Finance, Media & Entertainment and Retail to set prove-able innovation strategies, execute innovation experiments, build new spin-out ventures, and train entrepreneurial skills to create intrapreneurs. Studio Zao’s practical and open-innovation approach helps individuals and organisations to be more entrepreneurial. To learn more about Studio Zao visit www.studiozao.com

  • Innovating and Launching New Products in Health Care

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    Babylon, Imperial College Health Partners and Affect.AI on a panel discussion about innovating in Health Care. Innovating and launching new products in such a highly regulated environment may pose extremely daunting challenges. Resistance to change and difficulties in setting up pilot studies together with a complex regulatory landscape makes the commercialisation of health care technology very challenging. PURCHASE TICKETS IN EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/innovating-and-launching-new-products-in-healthcare-tickets-73239763103?aff=ebdssbdestsearch - But still, few companies are succeeding. How do they do that? - How could Lean Startup fundamentals be applied in the healthcare industry? Tim Allan - Babylon Health | U.K’s leading digital healthcare service. Tim is shaping the future of patients and clinical relations leading the design of the consultation experience at Babylon and the clinical portal and support for GPS. Shakti Dookeran - Imperial College Health Partners | Partnership organisation bringing together NHS providers of healthcare services, clinical commissioning groups and leading universities across North West London. Woochan Hwang - Affect.AI | A venture working on voice-based​ biomarkers for depression severity monitoring. Graduates from MedTech SuperConnector accelerator run by Imperial College London who received £70k+ funding through Research England. AGENDA 18:00 - Welcome drinks & pizza 18:30 - Introduction to Lean Startup Principals 18:40 - Introduction to speakers 19:00 - Panel Discussion 19:45 - Networking and drinks: Get advice from Davide or Mark on your business idea and how to apply Lean Startup Methodology. 20:30 - Close LEAN STARTUP AMBASSADORS FOR LONDON DAVIDE TURI, Founding Partner, Studio Zao Davide helps individuals and organisations to be more entrepreneurial by organising open innovation programs at Studio Zao. He is also resident business coach at Imperial College London, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Bradfield Centre in Cambridge and has been a successful entrepreneur himself (one exit). MARK ELLIOTT, Business Coach and Lean Business Builder Mark is a Business Coach and teaches on and off curriculum at Goldsmiths and SOAS University. He has formally built tech empires and wasted a lot of his own and other peoples money. [masked] www.studiozao.com