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How Corporations Can Better Work With Startups

Corporate venturing allows established companies to access forms of innovation that are difficult to produce internally.

One way that corporations spur innovation is by working with startups — through mechanisms such as corporate accelerators, venture builders and venture clients. Since 2013, the number of corporate investments in startups has nearly tripled from 980 in 2013 to 2,795 in 2018, and their value has risen from $19 to $180 billion, according to […]

Want to Help Veterans? Don’t Go It Alone

Why the most meaningful change, especially for veterans, is achieved as a team.

This Fourth of July, as Americans commemorate freedom and celebrate the people who help maintain it, you might wonder how best to honor those who served in the military. I’ve tackled this challenge from both sides, as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and a leader at a large company committed to hiring veterans […]

Unpacking Small Business

In our first episode of Unpacking Small Business, we chat with a "curiously awesome" entrepreneur with an unconventional path to success.

At UPS, we know each company has a story to tell, especially small businesses and startups. And we want to share one of the most interesting stories in small business today. In an era when it’s easy for customers to skip commercials, Jamie Salvatori has built his business by creating ads so entertaining that consumers […]