Executive education programs for global organizations

Runway helps global organizations – from large enterprises to family offices, and universities – better understand innovation and how they can benefit by harnessing emerging and overlapping technologies. Our executive education programs are focused on innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship, and designed to empower your growth and success.

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We are an innovation catalyst for startups and corporations

We started out in 2013 as an incubation and acceleration space for tech startups. 

Since then, Runway has become a nexus for startups, corporate innovators, and investors. Our mission is to bridge the gap between big companies and startups, and connect them to help drive growth for both organizations.  

We’ve done a standout job.  The results speak for themselves.

Fortune 500 clients
Global corporations
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Startup alumni

How we help you achieve your goals

Our executive education team designs the optimal program to bring the results you care about.

We help you clarify and break down your goals and priorities, map out new areas for opportunities, and define a clear path forward to transform your organization from what it is today to what it aspires to be tomorrow.

Our clients usually include employees mandated with developing an innovation strategy, corporate innovators submitting an initiative to their management, and executives looking at getting started but who don’t know where to begin.

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Multimodal education

We offer webinars, panels, site visits, workshops, and seminars to help you understand Silicon Valley’s business culture and language. Learn best practices for how to approach investors, acquire talent, scale, and much more.

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Domain specific learning

Whether you are looking to focus on a type of innovation, an industry, or a specific technology application (like Energy, Robotics or Synthetic Biology), we help you craft the perfect program, and make an impact.

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Access to a curated community

We connect you with the right people. With Runway, you get direct access to our tight-knit community of startup alumni, investors, corporations, mentors, and industry advisors in the Bay Area and at a global level.

“Runway is a trusted partner for Mastercard Labs as a Service.

Since 2019 we have brought many key clients of Mastercard to this incredibly innovative environment and we are always assured of the consistently high level of support and delivery that we receive.

The staff is absolutely wonderful to work with, always going above and beyond and always willing to share insights, contacts and tips with us. The team is so flexible and willing to assist right on the spot, with any requests we have, nothing is a problem, everything is done immediately and always with a smile. The team is always willing to recommend other vendors, speakers and potential partners. Their wealth of insight, knowledge and contacts they have is second to none.

I would recommend the Runway team and venue to any organization looking for a strong venue and partner. They will exceed your expectations”.

Lisa Cologan

Labs as a Service, Mastercard

Leadership team

The Runway team has over 80+ years combined experience working in startups, venture capital and innovation across the most forwarding-thinking organizations:

Sandra Miller

Manny Orellana
Executive Education & Events 

Joyce Haven
Startup Ecosystem

Why work with Runway?

Our experts have over 80+ years combined experience working in startups, venture capital and innovation across the most forwarding-thinking organizations:

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100% customizable programs

From half day trainings to 3-month incubator and accelerator programs, we help you solve your specific problems by developing solutions that actually work for you.

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Strong methodology

Runway takes an applied approach to executive education and innovation program design. We quickly move participants from learning mode to “doing” mode.

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We accelerate your growth

Runway has empowered the growth of 40+ global organizations such as Epson, IBM and Suntory, as well as 300+ startups like Duolingo or Atomwise.

Learn more about our executive education programs

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