A New Model to Spark Innovation Inside Big Companies

It’s always been challenging to launch new ventures inside an existing business. One way internal startups can overcome some of the disadvantages they face is by seeking out external funding from venture capital firms — a model we call a venture buyout, or VBO.

About George Veth

George Veth is a consultant in the areas of strategy execution and initiative management. Most recently, he has been leading a cross-boundary collaboration program with teams from cities across North America and Europe. He lives in Cambridge, MA, and runs a nonprofit SME Impact Fund in East Africa. His subject matter interests are organizational culture, management [system] innovation, and public value management.