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ScaleX™ Insider Podcast: New episode with Dr. Shameen Prashantham – How to develop successful business partnerships

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Simple Scaling

20th Jul 2023

In this episode, Brendan interviewed the incredible Shameen Prashantham, a distinguished expert in international business and a thought leader in corporate-startup partnerships. As a Professor at CEIBS in Shanghai, Dr. Prashantham brings a wealth of knowledge from institutions such as NUBS China and the University of Glasgow.

His ground-breaking research on “dancing with gorillas” – partnerships between large corporations and startups – has gained widespread recognition. Dr. Prashantham explores how these collaborations drive innovation and contribute to the UN SDGs. His latest book, “Gorillas Can Dance,” is a proven guide for managers, offering valuable insights on corporation-startup partnerships.

In this episode, Brendan and Shameen discuss:

  • Why SMEs need a long-term view for successful partnerships
  • The three mindsets you need to partner with large businesses
  • What defines a successful entrepreneurial mindset
  • The one thing that defines the success of partnerships
  • How to manage the power dynamic in partnerships
  • The value that SMEs provide in partnerships with large companies
  • And so much more…

You can listen to the podcast on all major podcasting channels including Apple, Spotify and YouTube. Listen to YouTube.

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