Innovation For Growth

Top line growth through innovation

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“SVEN’s community is ideal to leverage for Innovation because it is a team sport— It helps to have talent (your team), a good playbook (like Zone to Win), but you need other players (like SVEN) and its broad domain expertise across its membership to enable an Open Innovation Methodology to succeed.”

GEOFFREY MOORE


AUTHOR, ADVISOR, SPEAKER, AND SVEN MODERATOR



ABOUT


SVEN offers a unique set of services focused on Innovation for Growth. The focus ranges from partnering for external innovation to creating internal innovation.


THE NEED


You must innovate to survive. Regardless of whether your company is in high-growth mode, cruising comfortably, stagnant, or facing serious challenges, innovation is a critical factor to succeed.


WHY SVEN


SVEN has key thought leaders and real experience at leading companies with Innovation & Growth. Our ability to uniquely harness the network to fast-track your Innovation and Growth is our key differentiator.


OUR APPROACH


1. EXTERNAL INNOVATION


External Innovation focuses on gaining critical visibility to early stage disruption outside your company for:


Commercial PoC / Pilot
Co-Development
Equity Investment
Acquisitions


2. INTERNAL INNOVATION


Internal Disruptive Innovation focuses on developing new products in new markets and driving them to scale:


Identify target categories
Develop new products & services that resonate
Scale them to cross the chasm


3. OPEN INNOVATION


Open Innovation harnesses the broad network of SVEN executives through advisory sessions to:


Validate overall approach
Challenge the status quo
Provide new ideas
Provide key introductions

Service Offerings


1. Strategy
Emerging Trends Assessment & Strategy


SVEN will identify and assess emerging opportunities that are 3-5 years out.

SVEN will identify adjacent and disruptive strategies, business models and technologies that exist in the marketplace.

SVEN will provide and execute a 90-day plan to jumpstart your internal and external innovation actions.

SVEN will identify a sample of companies that are potential corporate development and innovation opportunities.


2. Planning
Innovation Assessment and Workshop


SVEN will conduct an audit of internal and external innovation operations.

SVEN will leverage frameworks for intra-preneurship, organic growth, design thinking and more to assess opportunities for improvement.

SVEN will recommend next steps and actions that can lead to growth and market expansion.

SVEN will conduct workshops introducing methodologies to build new products or enter new markets.


3. Execute
Scouting and Activation Opportunities


SVEN will vet and narrow hundreds of sourced startups down to tens that are the most closely aligned with the corporate objectives.

SVEN will help companies and startups initiate and complete pilot/PoC projects with allocated funds, resources, and detailed project plans.

SVEN will analyze the results to generate support for continued startup integration after achieving pilot success.

HEARING FROM OUR MEMBERS


“I’ve worked with SVEN’s Emerging Innovation delivery team on a number of projects for Samsung aimed at understanding nascent and emergent market application areas across a diverse set of technology domains, including wireless and cellular networks, augmented reality and secure wireless payment. The team provided timely and comprehensive insights from established market and new entrant perspectives, along with cogent supporting discussion and contacts.”

MARK BERNSTEIN


SVP, Technology Strategy & Open Innovation
Samsung Research America