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How "Community" Super Charges The Innovation Landscape

Dec 05 How “Community” Super Charges The Innovation Landscape

The Importance of Community For Innovation The word community is defined as a group with a shared attitude and interest, and no group ever embodied the word as perfectly as the incubation community. UBI Global offers an exploration of the common interests –growth, job creation, and success – of business incubators and accelerators, the programs […]

Dec 03 Newest Addition to the UBI Family: Samara H. Johansson

UBI Global Appoints Head of Communications Global Pioneer in Business Incubation Insight with Worldwide Innovation Community Strengthens Resources Stockholm, Sweden – UBI Global (https://ubi-global.com) announced today that Samara H. Johansson has joined the company as Head of Communications to further develop their global brand and drive growth in membership, corporate sponsorships, and international events. Samara […]

2018 Year in Review: The Global Innovation Landscape – of and by Corporations

Nov 28 2018 Year in Review: The Global Innovation Landscape –  of and by Corporations

The Corporate Challenge: How to gain and maintain competitive advantage? Our 2018 Year in Review looks back at the innovation landscape with a focus on corporations. After all, what types of innovation these players want; where they invest their resources; and what they ultimately bring to market, influences activities by business incubators and accelerators—and their […]

Nov 20 UBI Connect: The Engagement Platform for Innovation Hubs

What do serious professionals in the innovation landscape really need? Social networking and communication platforms are a dime a dozen these days, right? Most everyone belongs to at least one, and most people are only somewhat active, posting- or reacting to others’ posts- occasionally. And despite invitation-only contact lists and “friending”, it seems one is […]

How Corporations Embrace Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing For Innovation

Oct 26 How Corporations Embrace Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing For Innovation

Anyone doing business today knows that the rules change regularly, making it difficult to keep up with the latest trends. Startups in particular keep turning their heads to follow the next great opportunity. When working with startups, keep in mind the words of Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn founder and investor in all things tech, who said, […]

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, […]

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