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Read the latest insights on the activities of startup and innovation scouting. Bringing Artificial Intelligence in innovation and startup scouting is like having a consultant in a machine, or an Artificial Consultant that combines the best of both indeed:

On the one hand, the computer understands your briefing just like a human would do in a meeting room. You will speak with your natural language and the computer will deliver a human-level quality.
On the other hand, it’s still a computer with all the benefits that come with it. It works 24/7, is never out, never sick, delivers results at light speed. It also updates deliverables permanently, improves itself — all things allowed by computing power and big-data reach.

Innovation scouting with Novable
In 2021 and beyond, both data and technology are available to finally conduct startup scouting activities in a modern and efficient way. Artificial intelligence (data science in general, natural language processing in particular) is now everywhere - why couldn't it also be used for corporate venturing initiatives?
Startup scouting platform that identifies the different clusters in your idea
Ideas are protean and heterogenous, and their execution widely differ. This is where a background-check is useful. Not only to check if your idea is unique (hint: it is not), but also to discover how it was deployed elsewhere. At worst, you will change your mind; at best, you will get inspired from your peers...
A case of innovation scouting
Innovation initiatives around energy in the broadest sense are bubbling up everywhere, and are gaining visibility. Several governmental and non-governmental organisations are trying to structure this burgeoning field. Among them, the SolarImpulse Foundation deserves a closer look.
Novable INSEAD Innovation
Innovation is a key driver for growth. Increasingly, companies have started to build or expand their innovation capabilities, but some of their activities are still very little innovative on their own.
Novable - Golden Basket - Startup Scouting
It has become commonplace to say that artificial intelligence is moving into all areas of human activity. Yet, there is one area where this siege is still in its infancy: Corporate Venturing. The benefits are however undeniable. Let’s go through them quickly.
Corporate innovation challenge
If European middle-market businesses entered the startup arena with strength, determination and high innovation expectations, our startup ecosystems might well become the ultimate weapon to get a voice in the geo-strategic economic battle.
three step fatalism - Spot, analyze and drop startups.
We call it the SAD syndrome, as a three-step fatalism: Spot — Analyse — Drop. Thousands of hours wasted in vain. Too bad. SAD. Spot. Analyse. Drop. Repeat.
Startup gives a glimpse of the future - Startup scouting - Novable
Think about it. In our world that has been pervaded by technology and data, how is it possible that an activity mobilising zillions of dollars still relies on… opportunity and manual search?
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