The pandemic and subsequent economic downturn have forced companies to readjust their business models and pivot quickly to adapt to new needs and constraints. Professor of Strategy & Innovation Siobhan O’Mahony and Research Assistant Veronica Escobar-Mesa discuss the importance of innovation, even during a downturn.
What does it take to go from the spark of an idea to founding a new company? This episode gives you insights from entrepreneurs who took a fresh approach to business-as-usual—and wound up launching start-ups in social-impact beverages, scan-based trading, outsourcing, and strategic consulting.
When it comes to the best pitches and persuading an audience, there are some common threads, says Gregory Stoller, senior lecturer of strategy and innovation at Boston University Questrom School of Business.