Business transformation consultant Stefan Gross-Selbeck examines whether large corporations have the capacity to execute proven business models while also creating new ones, thereby protecting themselves from industry disruptors. The trick, he explains, is to beat start-ups to the punch and dull their competitive edge by adopting a similar mind-set. Leaders at large companies and ambitious entrepreneurs will value this insight into the start-up psyche.
In this summary, you will learn
- How Uber, a start-up with few resources, managed to disrupt an established multibillion-dollar industry;
- What differentiates start-ups from legacy companies; and
- Which three start-up mind-sets large organizations must adopt to survive and thrive in the digital age.
About the Speaker
Stefan Gross-Selbeck is a partner and global managing director of BCG Digital Ventures.