How Startups Can Partner With Corporations

The end-game strategy of many startup companies is to sell to, partner with, or be bought by a large corporation. In this session, you’ll hear directly from some of Northeast Ohio’s corporate innovation leaders as they explain their corporate goals, discuss what they are focused on for the future and share how they think about leveraging partnerships with local startups to help them stay on the cutting edge of their industries.

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Near West Theatre

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Cathy Belk

Cathy Belk

President, JumpStart

Carol Miller

Vice President, Corporate Innovation, American Greetings

Arif Sitabkhan

Director of Innovation and Strategy, Nestle Foods Division

Stuart Rosenberg

Chief Innovation and Strategy Officer, 1848 Ventures, backed by Westfield