6 Key Insights from 12 Killer Intrapreneurs

Intrapreneurship is hard. It’s definitely challenging to go against the grain, to find that extra ‘oomph’, but it pays off even when your startup fails – you’ll have learned, truly innovated, and no doubt become addicted to intrapreneurship. To wrap up season 1 of Intrapreneur Stories, I went back and…

Digital Transformation through Data Monetization: Telefonica Smart Steps — Intrapreneur Stories #12

What happens when a portuguese guy, a spanish guy and a canadian guy get together to talk about digital transformation? No, it’s not the beginning of a joke. It’s the start of a corporate venture that is set to improving business operation through real-time data insights. While working at Telefonica…

Why we’re investing in free-roam VR as a Telco — Intrapreneur Stories #11

For a bit over a year, Kenny Henderyckx was the lead in the project that ended up being the corporate startup: The Park Playground. Launched on May 2018, The Park is a pioneering entertainment venue that means to introduce new technologies, such as free-roam virtual reality, to the general public.…

The Social Responsibility of Corporations — Intrapreneur Stories #10

It seems like every big corporation is involved in some sort of nonprofit project nowadays. Being it donating unpronounceable amounts of money to NGOs, giving away their top-of-the-line products or raising their own foundations and social organisations, philanthropy is no longer just an altruistic action, but also a political game…

Building a $2M Revenue Business in Leadership Development — Intrapreneur Stories #9

Based on the vibrant startup hub of San Francisco, Yulia Savitskaya led a small team of intrapreneurs to create an innovative, “powerpoint-free” leadership development program within Great Place To Work – a global management consultancy with franchises in over 40 countries around the World. _ This meant diving deep into…

A business model for sustainability in the beer industry — Intrapreneur Stories #8

Jason Stamm joined AB InBev knowing that he would be embarking on a journey of disruptive intrapreneurship. He ended up advocating for sustainable innovation in the beer industry, giving the spent grains a new nutritious and delicious life in the form of Canvas fiber + protein shakes. _ Backed by…

Can Social Intrapreneurship Add Value to your Business? — Intrapreneur Stories #7

Gib Bulloch – author of ‘The Intrapreneur: Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent’ – had a traditionally “successful” job in a big corporation, but still felt a sense of unfulfillment. When he discovered the need for his business skills within NGOs, in less developed countries, Gib decided to bridge that gap.…
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