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Private equity can make companies more innovative | Spyre

Private equity can make companies more innovative

There’s an eternal argument about whether private equity investors create value for the companies they buy. The evidence shows that private equity backed organizations generate strong returns for investors, but they’re often blamed for three things:

Dispersing myths of HR Innovation

Dispersing myths of HR Innovation

Does your organization task you with promoting innovation? Are you required to ensure your employees are creative and innovative? Wondering how to choose who should be the focus of innovation training? how do you actually go about it to produce the best results? Basically – are you tasked with creating organizational processes and mechanisms to ensure that employee creativity is actually channeled into organizational impact?

In order to become innovative organizations must innovate – by Ahi Gvirtsman

At first, the above title might seem trivial. Readers might think they are being presented with an obvious truth. I must say, however, that from my years of moving around the community of innovation leaders in various countries, this obvious truth keeps being overlooked. As brilliantly articulated in the seminal work “The innovator’s dilemma”, most established organizations are like machines that have been optimized over time to perform their target operation in the most efficient way possible.

5 Reasons intrapreneurship is essential

5 Reasons intrapreneurship is essential

Intrapreneurs are the entrepreneurs in the corporate world. There are many reasons why Intrapreneurship is crucial for big organizations. Here are 5 five of them:

Growth: At the time of the economic crisis most of the big corporations stopped investing in the future. Now they have a large surplus.They know that growth is essential in order for them to get a competitive edge, but the way to get there is unclear.

The IDF Shoots Innovation

The IDF Shoots Innovation

While Israel is known for both its high volume of successful entrepreneurs and start-ups, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) is known around the world for its rigorous training and exceptional members. Israel has a reputation as the “start-up nation,” producing more startups per-capita than China, India, Canada, Japan and the UK and attracting twice as much venture-capital investment as the US and 30 times more than Europe. And for those who are aware of international military power and skill, the IDF is a force to be reckoned with. Many non-Israelis do not realize that these two successes are inherently related and intertwined. The first-rate military training and experience that each and every Israeli citizen engages in is directly correlated with Israel’s innovative success.

Ecosystem management

Ecosystem as a Catalyst for Innovation

Innovation is the driving force in the progress of any modern society, dictating economic success and creating cross-cultural connection. The spread of innovation occurs in climates that are conducive to creating thinking, co-working, and financial investment. Such a climate is referred to as an entrepreneurial ecosystem. The meeting of the public, private, and academic sectors creates a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem. When the three sectors are symbiotic, the stage is set for entrepreneurial success, catalyzing the rapid spread of innovation throughout any given society.