19. September 2019

– It’s all about the mix: Combining the advantages of different worlds

As part of their innovation strategy, many companies set up one or more innovation vehicles with the goal of identifying promising start-ups. The most important forms of innovation vehicles are innovation or digital labs, corporate venture capital, incubators, accelerators, and partnerships. On average, DAX companies use around three types of these innovation vehicles. Only one of the 30 DAX companies in the German top index does not use a single innovation vehicle. In medium-sized companies, the rate is just under 50%. (Source: http://www.bcg.com/)