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3 Keys for Incubators and Accelerators to Optimize their Service Portfolios

Oct 24 3 Keys for Incubators and Accelerators to Optimize their Service Portfolios

Working with startups is exciting, but it can also be difficult to keep up with a fledgling company, who can turn on a dime and remain nimble in their processes. The service portfolio you construct is a careful balance of providing value to your startup clients and managing your internal resources. With this in mind, […]

8 Reasons Why Social Responsibility Benefits the Innovation Ecosystem

Sep 18 8 Reasons Why Social Responsibility Benefits the Innovation Ecosystem

Transparency of Performance Metrics as a Sign of Integrity The business incubators and accelerators that we work with at UBI Global expect all their startups, including those in competitive sectors, to tell the truth, period. Great companies like Google do not need to overstate their potential or lie about themselves to succeed. They let their […]

Africa’s Business Incubation Ecosystem: Recipes for Success

Sep 11 Africa’s Business Incubation Ecosystem: Recipes for Success

From Transformation to Success Africa is in the midst of a transition, from the fringes of innovation to the global economy, and the country is on a fast track. Technology is playing an ever-increasing role in bolstering investment, business and an IT ecosystem. In the midst of this transition is our member NETFUND Kenya, who […]

Best Practices for Successful Incubator-Corporation Partnership

Aug 22 Best Practices for Successful Incubator-Corporation Partnership

Incubators and corporates collaborate for many reasons, not the least of which are funding, expertise, networking and innovation. During this collaboration, many partnerships face challenges that can make or break the relationship. There may be a culture clash, struggle for control or even a search for independence that can distract from the main goal. Fortunately, […]

Aug 13 How business incubators can attract, evaluate and select startups

Selecting high-potential startup companies to work with can be a matter of attracting the right types of businesses for your ecosystem. From there, evaluating the potential success of the startup may be both difficult and demanding. All too often, we have seen startup companies that look attractive on paper and count big investors among their […]

Jul 24 Brexit’s positive effect on tech startups in Britain

  “So the next 5 years, particularly in the United Kingdom, are going to be very, very interesting. Of course, we’ve got Brexit, the world is changing, the United Kingdom is changing and the universities that we incubate businesses for are going through profound changes.” Simon Bond, Innovation Director, SETsquared Partnership, Bath, United Kingdom Unless you […]

Jul 23 3 Tips to Building an Effective Innovation Ecosystem

A successful incubation program thrives on a robust environment, but sometimes one of the first tasks a program has is to begin building an ecosystem from scratch. Since arriving on the incubation program scene in 2002, INiTS has built an exciting, healthy ecosystem from scratch. In this article, we will share some of the knowledge […]

Jul 10 Disruptive Technologies: Innovation-Driven Growth Your Company Needs

Businesses who want to innovate need to open themselves to new ideas beyond their current reach. Unfortunately, many corporations today have fortress-like structures, with rigid styles. These corporate standards are for a good reason; to weather the storm of competition in the marketplace while keeping their brand top-of-mind. However, as far as innovation goes, such […]

Jul 09 Budget Best Practices for Business Incubators

There are quite a few well-funded business incubators and accelerators out there in the world, with generous budgets and even surpluses. Have you met one, though? Our data demonstrates that a majority of university-linked business incubation programs operate on a very small budget. How do these programs survive and thrive on such a small amount? […]

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