Let’s be nice when playing with the new kids – launching #4weekstartupchallenge

Startups often struggle, and are sometimes dragged along to death, when working with corporates. Big bureaucracies, lengthy processes and different expectations unfortunately lead to difficulties in finding a way to work together. We as corporates thus need to step up to the challenge – make our expectations and processes clearer, and timelines shorter, if possible. Can we promise giving an initial answer within 4 weeks?

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10 books for aspiring entrepreneurs

There are many interesting, great and not so good books about innovation and entrepreneurship. To choose just a few is really hard. It depends on who you are, your age and at what stage is your startup. However, for the past 5 years I have been doing a lot of reading on this subject and testing different theories in my work as an entrepreneur and writer. In addition to that, I asked aspiring entrepreneurs and successful founders to share what are their favorite books. Here are ten books that might be interesting for you and your startup.

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Ignite #2 finals: 6 winning ideas

Following a three-month incubator bootcamp, 6 of the ten teams who submitted their ‘napkin ideas’ will have their concepts and prototypes developed further within Telenor. Three will be set up as new internal startup product teams to work fully on their ideas, while the other 3 ‘runners up’ will be merged with existing initiatives and …

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