Accelerators & Incubators
According to The Global Accelerator Report 2016, there are over 500 accelerators worldwide working with over 11,000 innovative startups. Cortland works with most of these accelerators and can find a solution that is already working to solve your problem, albeit on a much smaller scale.
Depending on the scope of the problem, Cortland has a matrix of ideation consultants ready to work to address your businesses challenges. Cortland has ideation consultants that specialize in charity, consumer products, energy, entertainment, finance, government, health and wellness, real estate, technology and transportation.
Our scope of expertise encompasses blockchain to drone pilots, artificial intelligence to visual artists. These emerging technologies are be applied to traditional business models to find new ways to conduct business.
Would you go to New York for energy innovation and Houston for media innovation? Geography has a major impact on the type of innovation found in that region. Certain hubs stand out; New York, Silicon Valley, Tel Aviv and Berlin. Cortland has worldwide representation to take advantage of specialized innovation found in specific regions.
Under special circumstances, it may be of benefit to buy a patent or company early in the development cycle while still letting them grow independently. This ensures first-looks at new technology while preventing competition gaining valuable insights.