It’s All in the EcosysteM:
Startups, new organizations & ideas
From idea inception to viable organization, startups (whether businesses or programs) follow a similar path. This journey includes engagement with multiple organizations and journeys through similar milestones as they grow.
Programs to shape new ideas
Incubators build environments for startups & ideas to thrive. They work to gain community engagement both to source ideas as well as through community events and they provide mentorship opportunities to innovators. .
Programs to provide growth opportunity
Accelerators build programs that mature startups and new programs. They typically provide professional mentorship and opportunities to grow these organizations (through funding, access to mentors, professional services, etc.)
Corporations and large initiatives
Corporations must build a structure to receive and test viable startups and ideas. They must create protocols surrounding pilot tests and actively communicate potential opportunities to all stakeholders. . .