How has Alibaba been able to grow so fast in China?
Why has Amazon Web Services a dominant market share in cloud computing?
How has a small software design company in Cambridge, called ARM, built up a worldwide market share of close to 90% in RISC processors, something we all use in our smartphones?
And what did The Guardian well to emerge as one of the most visited news sites in the world, ahead of BBC and th WSJ?
In their new book, The Ecosystem Edge, Arnoud De Meyer and Peter Williamson argue that these companies were successful in transforming and scaling up rapidly because they created ecosystems around them, or networks of companies and individuals that co-invest in innovation, without becoming part of a traditional supply chain. Arnoud will share with us what these ecosystems are, how you create and grow them, and how you ensure that as an ecosystem leader you can make money out of them. He will also argue that after we get out of the COVID-19 crisis the winners will be companies that precisely can innovate quickly and scale up their new business models. Ecosystems are ideally suited to cope with that challenge.