• What will give your company a competitive advantage

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    Corporates focus on innovating their products and services but find it difficult to keep track of all other developments. Adapting some of these new ideas could significantly enhance a corporation’s competitive advantage. A lot of innovation is being driven by startups and new-age companies...
    At The Growth Labs we help companies get greater value from their innovation programs. We have a formalized system to identify startups, curate and nurture them across industry sectors and technologies. This is done in partnership with startup bodies, incubators and top educational institutes,...
  • Innovations that give you a competitive advantage can be across any business function.

    Some examples.​

    • Solutions and applications to enhance customer engagement across the purchase cycle – from influencing buying to ownership experience
    • Improved conversion by marketing & sales tools
    • Optimization of sales channel productivity
    • Retail experiences
    • Customer service experiences 

    • HR practices – recruitment, engagement, retention
    • Supply chain, procurement, logistics and robotised warehousing
    • Infrastructure management – efficiency , safety, security, and administration
    • Business process management e.g. collaboration
    • Business models

  • We will get you greater value from your Innovation Programs

     
    As more and more companies are adopting innovation, we provide comprehensive programs to kick-start and manage innovation components you want.
     

    Our framework combines the power and resources of corporations with the innovation and agility of startups.

  • 3 high-impact models for

    Corporate Innovation Programs

    1) Innovation Tournaments for employees

    Accelerate internal innovation via ‘Innovation Tournaments’:

     

    We help companies organize ‘Innovation Tournaments’ to help internal teams shortlist innovative ideas across departments.

     

    We train your employees to become more innovation-led.

    • One full-day session and one follow-up sessions with your employees to identify opportunity areas and brainstorm for solutions – framework for teams to assess and refine ideas for impact and practicality of implementation
    • 3 innovation and corporate leaders as speakers and facilitators
    • Follow up session of shortlisted ideas to help convert them into enterprise-grade solutions with a strong business case

    2) Get early-access to external innovation via Innovation Hunt

    3-month initiative to set you up on the path of innovation with appropriate partnerships:​

    • Launch of a drive to invite participation - Set up website and form, mail outreach, social media content, initial set up meeting
    • Reviewing applications and and shortlisting high-potential startups for regional rounds
    • Regional  startup meet at 4 locations + National finale – we cover everything from jury formulation to shortlisting criteria
    • Post finals winner announcement, followed by meeting shortlisted companies for deeper engagement
    • Final innovation opportunity report with recommendations

    3) Make innovation a way of doing business via an On-going Innovation Program

    On-going engagement with the startup eco-system to scout for and curate new-age companies with solutions relevant for your business

    We manage your Innovation Program on an on-going basis. In addition to Innovation Tournaments and Innovation Hunt, an on-going program includes the following

    • 6 monthly Innovation Tournaments and Innovation Hunt versions – can cover different aspects of your business
    • Developing use cases where innovation can make an impact
    • Prepare SOW and manage engagement and mentoring shortlisted companies to make their solutions enterprise grade
    • Development of solutions along with shortlisted companies and helping integrate them into your business

    Write to us to know more how companies have benefitted from our programs

  • Why companies choose us?​

     

     

     

    Our team has worked with large corporations as well as startup eco-systems.

     

    This unique balance of experience helps us bridge corporate ability with startup agility.

     

    We have deep connections in the startup eco-system – accelerators, incubators, angel investor networks, mentoring platforms, government programs, co-working spaces –that help us access innovation faster.

     

    We have a database of over 500 startups, across industries and functions that have been reviewed and curated by us.

  • Our panel of experts have transformed some of the most iconic companies

    Nokia, Samsung, BT, WPP Group, Network 18, Zee Media, Grey Worldwide, General Motors, Hyundai, Apollo Tyres, Caltex, Sona Koyo, Harley Davidson, VST Tillers & Tractors, Forbes, Bharat Bijlee, Caterpillar, Tata Refractories, Halifax, Bank of Scotland, Debenhams, Levi Strauss, Mars, Wrigleys, Dabur, P&G, GSK, Coca Cola, Lemon Tree, Bharti Axa Life Insurance, Bank of Scotland, MarketRx, EZPower, Wolters Kluwer, SAGE, etc.​​​

  • Team

    Founding Partner

    Ex-Group COO Network 18, CEO Zee Media, COO Cheil Worldwide, Founder KnexNet

    ​Founding Partner

    Founder Applyifi.com, Ex-head operations Indian Angel Network and Asia Director TiE.,

    Author - Starting Up & Fund Raising

  • Panel of experts

    Ex-CFO HDFC Bank

    Strategy, Sales and Supply Chain expert

    Ex-MD Wolters Kulwer and SAGE

    Ex-director (supply chain) Wrigley’s

    Senior marketing leader Pepsico, P&G, etc.

    Executive Coach to CXOs

    Ex-Wrigley’s leadership team

    Ex-CEO Sona Koyo Steering Systems

    Co-Founder - Driveo,

    Ex-VP GM India, Ex-Sr.VP Havells, Ex-GM Maruti Suzuki

    Business Leader Customer Centricity, Design Thinking & Analytics. Ex-HCL, IBM, Oracle.

    Operations and Process Excellence Leader

    Ex GE Capital, Genpact & Dell

    Tapan Yadav

    Marketing expert and faculty

    Ex Hero Corp, Whirlpool, Unitech, Ispat

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