How corporates can successfully work with startups

24 February 2022

4:30-6:00 PM Londonย  (GMT)

Central London & Virtual


When it comes to innovation, corporate venture funds or accelerators are not the only ways corporates can realise value… Kenneth Siber will share his top tips and insights into what makes open innovation work. Torsten Kolind will then facilitate a workshop focused on helping corporates identify successful recipes for collaborating with startups. This will be an interactive session which will also give participants three ideas they can implement straight away for their innovation strategies.




Kenneth Siber

New Ventures Director @ GSK


Kenneth Siber, New Ventures Director @ GSK

Torsten Kolind

Co-founder @ YouNoodle

Workshop Facilitator

Torsten Kolind, Co-Founder & CEO, YouNoodle, Inc., San Francisco, California

A bioinformatics engineer by training, Torsten co-founded YouNoodle in San Francisco, a technology platform to source, select and engage the most promising startups in the world.

He has judged startup programs at Stanford University, MIT, and Imperial College, and has written opinion pieces for both Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine.

Torsten is an advisor to a number of startups, and an investor in two venture funds. He is a frequent speaker on corporate innovation, and on how governments can spur ecosystem growth through global startup engagement.


Amar Garcha

Co-founder @ Innovation Partnership


Amar Garcha, Co-founder @ Innovation Partnership

This meeting is open to Innovation Partnership members and partners. If you wish to apply to join please email