Radical Innovation Using Corporate Accelerators: A Program Approach

  • Nancy Richter
  • Paul Jackson
  • Thomas Schildhauer


Collaboration between startups and established firms often fail, not only because of the motivation or capability of the participants, but also because of a poor understanding of the required management processes. This chapter examines corporate accelerators from the perspective of program management process and provides a checklist for the construction of a suitable framework.


Radical innovation Corporate accelerators Program theory Innovation strategy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy Richter
    • 1
  • Paul Jackson
    • 2
  • Thomas Schildhauer
    • 1
  1. 1.Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and SocietyBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Edith Cowan UniversityJoondalupAustralia

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