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Feb 11 The World’s Top Performing Incubation Programs Revealed Feb 22, 2018

UBI Global Presents the World Top University-linked Business Incubator and Accelerator Rankings in Toronto, Canada. TORONTO, CANADA, February 22, 2018 – UBI Global, the Stockholm-based research and advisory firm known for its regional and global studies that map and evaluate the world of business incubation, will release its biyearly rankings at the World Incubation Summit 2018 […]

Nov 17 4 Steps to Develop a Startup – Corporate Accelerator Collaboration

Corporate accelerators are a link between corporations and startup companies that provide benefits to both sides. Corporations who participate in business accelerators gain new, exciting innovation, growth within their market, new market opportunities and a rejuvenation of their company culture thanks to the startup collaboration. Startups, in turn, receive resources to drive their company forward, […]

Nov 10 5 Lessons for Corporations for Better Collaboration with Startups

Need for New Ideas One thing about the business landscape that has proven to always be true is that it is an ever-changing, dynamic set of rules that gets re-written often. The consumer wants and needs to grow and evolve, with technology and innovation rising up to meet the requirements. When working with a startup, […]

Nov 06 UBI World Rankings 2017 – 2018: The Categories

On February 22, 2018, in Toronto, Canada at the World Incubation Summit, we at UBI Global will reveal the world rankings based on the world’s most comprehensive benchmark study of university-linked business incubators and accelerators. With 1370 programs assessed worldwide, 822 were qualified, following the application of 435, and finally, 259 university-linked incubation program benchmarked, the following recognition categories have been set: UBI World Rankings of University-linked Business Incubators & […]

Nov 03 Top Tips for Easy Collaboration Between Startups and Corporations

Over the past few blogs, we’ve spoken of the benefits to both startup and corporation on working together. UBI Global has forged many business incubation/acceleration partnerships over the years and our experience has brought major success over many different countries and industries. Big growth and big opportunities come with challenges and obstacles, no question. Let’s […]

Oct 27 Partnerships, Investments and Acquisitions – How Corporations and Startups Work

These are the three most common methods for corporations to work with startups, but what are the real benefits and risks of each, you may ask. Fortunately, UBI Global has this data and we’re ready to share it with you.   Partnerships Corporations work with startups but don’t invest by making them part of their […]

Oct 20 Three questions for your corporation to answer before working with startups

At UBI Global, we’ve held events with universities, corporations and startups to come up with cohesive ways to work together to achieve goals on both sides of the innovation processes. One thing we’ve observed over the years is that to gain the maximum benefits from working with business incubators and accelerators, corporations must have a […]

Oct 13 What savvy startups want from their corporate accelerator partners

In today’s growing investment market, startups are more confident than ever before. Being a startup founder or entrepreneur is a career path that ambitious young professionals prefer over a corporate career path. UBI Global coordinates startup ecosystems all over the world and observes that an extraordinarily high percentage of all startups express a desire to […]

Oct 06 What works: industry sectors and types of innovation tools used

Having a clear innovation strategy starts with a corporation’s team of experts and their industry knowledge. Depending on the industry the corporation is engaged in, it is in their best interest to focus on the appropriate tools and accelerators that will quickly reach their innovation objectives. UBI Global has extensive experience in matching industry sector […]

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