How do you build resilient companies in times of crisis and beyond? What does it take for businesses to innovate and survive? Award-winning authors and inventors Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur will share their insights Live this Thursday on AUC Venture Lab webinar.
As times get harder, the Egyptian university-based startup accelerator AUC Venture Lab has widened its support to reach struggling entrepreneurs in Egypt and the region.
Since COVID-19 hit, the accelerator announced additional support including one-on-one consultations for entrepreneurs at any stage to help them overcome their challenges and survive through the outbreak and a partnership to provide entrepreneurs with psychological support. In addition, they kicked off a series of online webinars titled V-Lab Talks to discuss insights from the entrepreneurship space.
The webinar’s latest episode, titled “Building Resilient Companies in Times of Crisis & Beyond” will be hosting celebrated authors and star business strategists Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur. Alexander (Alex) Osterwalder is a leading author, entrepreneur and in-demand speaker whose work has changed the way established companies do business and how new ventures get started. He is a cofounder of the innovation leader strategyzer.com.
Ranked No. 4 of the top 50 management thinkers worldwide, Osterwalder also holds the Thinkers50 Strategy Award along with Yves Pigneur. Together, they invented the Business Model Canvas, Value Proposition Canvas and Business Portfolio Map – practical tools that are trusted by millions of business practitioners from leading global companies including P&G, Amazon and Tesla. Pigneur is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Lausanne HEC.
Their books include the international bestseller Business Model Generation, Value Proposition Design: How to Create Products and Services Customers Want, Testing Business Ideas and the recently-released The Invincible Company. Throughout the talk, the guest speakers will cover real-life tools, business insights and evidence-based advice that every entrepreneur can benefit from. A Q&A session will also be facilitated so that the audience can have their most urging questions answered.
The webinar is scheduled to take place on ZOOM and Facebook Live on May 21 from 3 – 4 PM (GMT+2). The talk will be moderated by the American University in Cairo’s Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship and AUC Venture Lab Director Ayman Ismail. Register your place today from this link.