PurpleBeach Experience 2018
It has been predicted that the most successful organisations of the future, will be those, who will actively seek to blur the lines between traditional organisations and/or the start-up world…
Meet the Purple Unicorns
At our Market place, we have a host of start-ups at various stages of growth, within the following spaces: artificial intelligence, digital, internet of things, music and entertainment, retail, marketing and health.
Understanding the pivotal role of platforms for corporates and start-ups alike. Laure and Benoit Reillier are co-founders of Launchworks, an ‘expert platform’ that specialises in helping organisations on their digital transformation journey. Last year, they published ‘Platform Strategy’, a handbook to ‘unlock the power of communities and networks to grow your business.’ The book was… View Article
“Bias – we all have it – the important thing is recognising it and doing something about it. ” Stefanie Creff and Brigitte Ricou-Bellan talked about the project they have created called ‘Ellpha’, based on their vision of ‘using artificial intelligence (AI) to create a gender-balanced world, faster.’ The starting point for Ellpha was a… View Article
Thomas Birr and Jan Lozek shared their story of how the innogy Innovation Hub has evolved in less than 4 years to become a role model for corporates wanting to reinvent themselves by partnering with start-ups. Originally an in-house innovation project within the traditional German utility company RWE, innogy was created with a vision of… View Article
Annemie’s main conversation partner at PurpleBeach Experience 2018 was Sally Phillips, the highly acclaimed UK actress and comedian. Sally was a co-creator and co-writer of the renowned sketch comedy series ‘Smack the Pony’ and has appeared in much loved shows such as ‘Miranda’, ‘I’m Alan Partridge’ and ‘Green Wing’, as well as appearing in all… View Article
1. a mythical animal typically represented as a horse with a single straight horn projecting from its forehead.
2. a start-up company valued at more than a billion dollars, typically in the software or technology sector.
1. a regular gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions and commodities - "they wanted to browse around the street market".
2. an area or arena in which commercial dealings are conducted.