A 4 day intensive course designed to teach digital innovation leaders how to tap into the startup ecosystem to:
The course is designed to provide attendees with the skills and methodology needed to support an agile, startup-driven innovation approach within their companies.
This course is designed for anyone that is responsible for driving digital technology strategy and execution within a complex corporate environment, including but not limited to brand managers, digital strategists, marketing & commerce professionals and corporate innovation leaders.
This course will help you to understand the concepts and best-practices of startup innovation, and will give you the tools you need to implement key partnerships and processes within your organization. Key topics include:
Over the course of 4 days, participants will:
Dive deep into an end-to-end innovation process focused on identifying and partnering with startups
Participate in hands-on innovation workshops, while exploring real-life innovation case studies & pilots
Create their own innovation brief and develop a Startup Partnership Innovation strategy
Hear from and engage with innovation strategy thought leaders, serial entrepreneurs, and globally renowned investors
Experience a curated startup pitch, featuring best-in-class emerging technologies and entrepreneurs
Network with industry experts and peers over four days of programming and events
This program is led by 500 Startups and Pilot44 Labs, featuring guest speakers from best-in-class innovators.
July 11-14, 2016
San Francisco, CA
The first version of the course took place in the summer of 2016.
Since then, we have brought the program to several international locations. Stay tuned for updated information.
– Regular seat: $11,500– *Group and team rates available contact us for more information*
The program fee includes:
Applications are closed as the first course took place in summer 2016.
Stay tuned for updates and feel free to contact us with any questions about past or upcoming programs.
500 Startups is a seed-stage investment firm dedicated to creating investor and entrepreneur ecosystems in the highest potential geographies around the world. With over 1,600 investments in more than 50 countries, 500 Startups is currently the most active seed investor in Silicon Valley, and the world.
Pilot44 is a new type of technology innovation lab, focused on helping today’s top brands to more proficiently discover, pilot, and employ emerging digital marketing & commerce technologies. Pilot44’s approach is rooted in the belief that actionable knowledge is best gained from a direct connection with entrepreneurs and hands-on experience with quantitative in-market prototypes & pilots.
gener8tor is a nationally ranked accelerator that invests in high-growth startups. Twice a year we invest up to $140K in each of five startups who receive a concierge experience during our 12-week program. gener8tor supports the growth of these startups through our network of experienced mentors, technologists, corporate partners, angel investors and venture capitalists.