Kaitlin Milliken works on multimedia projects as a Producer at Innovation Leader, including our podcast “Innovation Answered" and our series of videos. She also writes stories for the site and our print magazine, and moderates sessions at our in-person events. Kaitlin is a 2018 graduate of Boston University’s College of Communication, and has previously served as a Massachusetts State House correspondent for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, as well as an intern at The Hill and Discovery Digital Networks.
Olivier Toubia of Columbia Business School discusses factors leading to failure, how connecting with customers lays the foundation for success, and the role machine learning should play in sifting through ideas.
In this book excerpt, Trond Undheim, entrepreneur and former head of the MIT Startup Exchange, shares four elements of effective corporate-startup interactions, and some of the factors that can lead to failure or frustration.