We drive tangible innovation results for global organizations

Runway helps companies like IBM, Epson or Emirates identify their biggest growth opportunities, and build customized, hands-on innovation programs (or optimize existing ones) to generate real business results.

Trusted by global companies

Runway is 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. 

Services to help you achieve your goals

Runway is pioneering new, practical approaches to incremental and disruptive innovation. We have developed a comprehensive set of methodologies, tools and services that generate tangible outcomes for today’s largest and most complex companies. We do this in a fraction of the time and cost of current approaches, while also providing greater transparency, and lower risk.

We offer 3 service areas.

Build and launch a new innovation program

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 business from what it is today to what it aspires to be tomorrow.

  • Innovation maturity benchmark
  • Innovation goals and roadmap
  • Innovation strategy

Optimize and accelerate your innovation activities

Our Research & Scouting Team does the heavy-lifting to help you understand the latest trends and technologies, identify opportunities for growth, and take action by partnering, investing in, or acquiring the right startups.

  • Market research and intelligence
  • Startup scouting and engagement
  • Pilot experiments and POCs

Outsource your lab, accelerator, or incubator

Outsource your innovation program to Runway.  We’ll come alongside your team to define the goal, scope and strategy for your program, launch it for you, train your team, and then transition to a passive partner as your team and capabilities grow.

  • Innovation lab creation
  • Incubator strategy and scale
  • Accelerator design and operation 

“Fujitsu has been partnering with Runway for over 5 years now, and we’re getting unbiased access to great companies, entrepreneurs and cross-industry experts.

The team helps us understand tech trends affecting our different products and services so we can look for emerging business models and new revenue sources. Runway understands our business and what we are trying to fix.”

Katsunori Mizuno

Director of Global CTO Strategy Office, Fujitsu​

Why chose Runway?

A world-class, leadership team

From Stanford University to Accenture and Tesla, the Runway team has over 80+ years combined experience working in startups, innovation, and venture capital across leading organizations. 

We understand global, complex organizations

We have phenomenal relationships with our clients (83% renewals). We know what is happening with them internally so we have the capacity to guide them down the right path while developing a solution that works for their business. 

We do what’s best for our clients

With us, you won’t feel pressure working with startups that don’t align with your goals. Our track record shows we provide unbiased access to great companies, entrepreneurs and cross-industry experts. 

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