Meet Telenor’s new innovation scouts

As the debate over the viability of corporate innovation rages on, Telenor has grabbed the bull by its horns and established a global innovation team. Three innovation and startup investment scouts are tasked with identifying exciting new digital services or startups to partner with to get new products in the market and contribute to the innovation ecosystem.

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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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