The potential of collaboration is appreciated by world leaders at the World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Sept. 28th/29th in Istanbul. 

The topic of collaboration was taken up by the World Economic Forum at its summit in Istanbul on Sept. 28th/29th 2014.

World leaders convened around questions like „How can large companies, governments and other stakeholders collaborate with entrepreneurs to foster innovative and inclusive entrepreneurship in Europe, Eurasia and MENA?“

As a YGL member, Werner Wutscher represented New Venture Scouting and chaired a session that focused on relevant discussion points with regards to cooperation between corporates and startups.

The participants agreed that collaboration is of growing importance and that the benefits of collaboration are evident. The main questions are how to remove barriers and facilitate the conversation between different stakeholders in order to unlock its full potential for innovation and regional development.