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How Keep Your Startups on Track: Kapsch Shares Honest Learnings From Factory1

How to Run a Corporate Startup Accelerator: New Whitepaper Gives Insights

Factory1: The Hunt for a Proof of Concept is Not a Piece of Cake

In Europe You Are Successful if You Don’t Screw up. In Silicon Valley it’s The Other Way Round.

Startup accelerator: „Factory1 is all about long-term goals and not about quick wins“

These 5 International Startups Made it to the Factory1 Accelerator of Kapsch


5 ways to keep corporate-startup collaborations going during the post-acceleration phase

After the first Factory1 program in 2017, we reflected on our journey to corporate-startup collaborations. We shared the progress and discussed the remaining challenges. The lessons learned triggered the evolution of the second Factory1 edition in 2019.

Hence, for this update to our first white paper, we ask: What happens at the end of a corporate accelerator program? We zoom-in on the post-acceleration phase to understand how to facilitate long-term partnerships between corporates and startups.

Kapsch. challenging limits.


How to navigate the journey to corporate-startup collaborations

Mobility is rapidly transforming and provides exciting new opportunities. To be ready in these changing markets, more and more corporates collaborate with startups to combine the best of two worlds, the speed of the startup and the market-reach of the corporate. Kapsch, founded the Factory1 accelerator to explore these new opportunities. Cognizant of the challenges these collaborations bring, we created this whitepaper to share our lessons learned and lay-out a wise framework for designing corporate-startup collaborations. We hope our guide will be useful for managers aiming to navigate the challenges and capture the benefits of corporate-startup collaborations.

Kapsch. challenging limits.


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