Intesa Sanpaolo

Where in the world are the best startups? Intesa Sanpaolo knows and this is their story

The goal

  • Understand the accelerators and incubators along with the local innovation ecosystem dynamics, identify startups and innovation trends.

The approach

  • Identification of seven innovation hotbeds – Sweden, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, France, and Germany.
  • Network outreach, manager interviews, benchmark analysis, expert assessment.
  • Deep dive for specific intellectual property rights, startups on the verge of disruption.

The results

  • Delivered business intelligence reports and case studies of suitable startups from each program assessed through UBI Global expert analysis and benchmarking.
  • Conducted an in-person workshop at the group’s headquarters in Turin, Italy.
  • Catalyzed immediate engagement between partners in key markets, Intesa Sanpaolo, and their clients.

The download

UBI Global and A.T. Kearney joined forces to increase the knowledge base of global best practices by identifying top-performing organizations around the world through sponsorship of the World Benchmark Study for 2019–2020.

The innovation landscape is dynamic and multi-layered. Companies can access fresh ideas- if they understand it.

Download our report, Activate Business Intelligence for an overview of how companies can get to know their innovation environments (and what they can do to get involved).

Intesa Sanpaolo and A.T. Kearney are spotlighted as examples. Discussion includes how to:

  • identify business incubators
  • find ways to support innovation
  • discover channels for promotion
  • and more!