The business spin-in is one way well-established companies can lower the risk of investing in or buying startups to feed their innovation pipeline.
VCs and Corporate Development
Companies have several options for feeding their pipeline with innovative products / services. Investing in a startup or buying one are just two ways. Investing in or buying a startup doesn't guarantee success or fit with the parent company.
Bruce Cleveland says a lot of money gets wasted in "Sand Hill." Listen to him make the case for working with a VC firm to help create a business spin-in. He claims that business spin-ins lower the risk and increase the likelihood of a successful outcome.
Published Date: Aug 31, 2015
Author: Michael Krigsman
Episode ID: 270