Strategic Partnerships

How Startups Can Get in and Stay Competitive in Scaling Industries

Opportunities for small businesses to disrupt or even dominate markets don't come along every day. When technological and legal landscapes shift, however, enterprise companies tend to be slow to react.

Rashan Dixon

How to Use Strategic Partnerships for More Explosive Growth

If you're scaling up, don't go it alone. These 5 tips can help you form strategic partnerships work for your startup.

Jared McClure

Why These Founders Gave Their Suppliers and Manufacturers a Piece of the Company

Finding (and affording) a great partner as a young startup can be challenging, so these entrepreneurs proposed a more permanent relationship -- and their businesses are thriving.

Fitbit and Adidas Know Something That Venture Capital Doesn't

Your startup might accelerate growth by forming a strategic partnership with established businesses -- not just VCs.

Dan Lauer

How to Be More to Your Vendors Than Just Another Customer

Start viewing your vendors as partners and you can both benefit.

Leslie Vickrey

Partner Programs Turn Competitors Into Collaborators

Strategic cooperation could be the key to activate your business growth while improving your overall industry.

Gene Hammett

How Lyft Goes Beyond Picking Up Drunk People From Bars by Giving Patients Rides to the Doctor's

Lyft saw an unmet need and partnered with transportation coordinators to make sure people could consistently get the care they needed.

Lydia Belanger

When It Comes to Corporate Partnerships, Remember These 5 Relationship Tricks

A healthy partnership is hard work, but it can also be hugely rewarding. The same is true for startup-corporate pairings.

Thomas Kicker

How to Know When You Should Partner With a Nonprofit

Ask yourself the right questions about whether now's the time to partner with a nonprofit. Then, team up and go save the world.

Kevin Xu