Innovation in Europe Report

8 May 2024

The Innovation in Europe Report 2024 is here! Together with a team from the University of St. Gallen, we've compiled a comprehensive snapshot of the corporate innovation landscape in Europe. Gain key insights about the trends and dynamics shaping the future of innovation in Europe.

 

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Happy Women's Day!

8 March 2024

On this International Women's Day, we paused to honor and acknowledge that at rready, women lead every facet of the customer experience with unparalleled dedication!

 

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DTIM 2024

7 March 2024

Our team thoroughly enjoyed the past few days filled with engaging and stimulating insights, discussions, and interactions at the DTIM conference in Berlin!

 

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We're featured in the Handelszeitung

26 February 2024

Take a look at this article that features more insight into our beginnings and our commitment to consistently provide a diverse range of corporate innovation solutions to companies and industries worldwide!

 
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Here's to 2023

20 December 2023

At rready, we celebrate every chance we get. Recently, we gathered virtually and in-person to enjoy a joyful Christmas feast in our office, bonding over delicious food and creating unforgettable memories.

 

rready raises $4M in Series A Funding

9 November 2023

With a proven track record of driving innovation at renowned global corporations like ZF Group, Compeer, and Swisscom, we have successfully raised $4M in funding to continue our mission of helping companies to unlock employee innovation!

 

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Annual Community Event

24 October 2023

We recently hosted our annual Community Event in Zurich together with our peers! From insightful exchanges, to a best practice slam and a virtual discussion about KICKBOX - the day was filled with exciting activities!

 

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University of St. Gallen Collaboration

2 October 2023

As part of our continued collaboration with the University of St. Gallen, we are currently working with a group of master's and doctoral students led by Professor Andrea Back. The students are investigating and collecting insights on the state of innovation in European businesses.

 

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We're in the Top 100 Swiss Startups!

12 September 2023

Once more, we have achieved a spot in the Top 100 Swiss Startups, this time surpassing numerous ranks! We are grateful for the support we have received and for attaining our place alongside countless promising startups!

 

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It's workshop time

25 August 2023

Our dedicated team of software engineers is currently in action during their workshop at our Rotterdam office. A few of our colleagues have even crossed continents to join, engaging in a dynamic exchange of thoughts and ideas. 

 

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An exciting visit

8 August 2023

It was great to have Jeremy Dann, Professor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation at USC Marshall School of Business, as well as author of a Case Study about KICKBOX, visit our rready HQ last week. 

 

rready x Kickstart Innovation

19 July 2023

We are excited to announce our strategic partnership with Kickstart Innovation. Together, we are set to revolutionize the entire life cycle of company innovation, from ideation to scaling, even more.

 

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Insurance Innovators

16 June 2023

At the Insurance Innovators Event in Munich, our team had the pleasure of gaining valuable insights from industry experts and professionals. We were thrilled to showcase KICKBOX's pivotal role in propelling the innovation strategy of various insurance companies.

 

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We need your vote!

12 June 2023

For the second year in a row, we've been nominated for the "Top 100 Swiss Startups" award!  This recognition is a testament to our dedication and hard work, but we can't achieve this alone - we need your vote to make it to the top!

 

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Webinar: Data-sharing

9 June 2023

Join Lukas Hohl and Jorge Alvarado from TrustRelay as they take you on a deep-dive into the exciting world of data-sharing. Learn how their startup is revolutionizing secure cross-company processes and addressing the pressing need for heightened data protection.

 

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This was Pharma 4.0

29 May 2023

The Pharma 4.0 Digitalization and Transformation Conference was a success! Amongst networking and a lot of exchanges, Celia Geering also shared critical insights on how KICKBOX can transform innovation in the Pharma industry, during her keynote.

 

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COPETRI 2023

26 May 2023

Engaging discussions, insightful exchanges, and collaborative efforts were at the forefront during this year's COPETRI Convention! 

 

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Join us at Pharma 4.0

11 May 2023

Join us at the Pharma 4.0 Conference and discover how KICKBOX is empowering major players in the pharmaceutical sector to foster innovative ideas from employees and stay ahead of the curve.

 

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rready turns two

16 May 2023

May is birthday month here at rready, as we look back on two exciting years of this adventure! We recently celebrated this milestone with a virtual escape room challenge and a little party afterwards (with some excellent cake of course)!

 

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COPETRI Convention 2023

8 May 2023

We look forward to see you at the COPETRI Convention, later this month. This event in Germany combines the topics of people, transformation, and innovation in a unique location! Why not come say hi - we look forward to meeting you there!

 

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This was Innovators Lisbon

3 May 2023

Our recent attendance of Innovators Lisbon left us feeling invigorated and full of inspiration. The conference brought together a community of dynamic professionals who share a passion for innovation!

 

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A Case Study about rready

2 May 2023

Discover this insightful Case Study by the Marshall School at the University of Southern California, delving into the roots of rready and how and where it all began. 

 

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Richmond Forum

26 April 2023

Meet our CCO & Co-Founder, Ralph Hartmeier, at the upcoming Richmond Financial Industry Forum! We can't wait to connect with fellow professionals and gain insights into the latest finance trends. 

 

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Innov8rs Learning Lab

27 March 2023

Join us on 6 April at Innov8rs Learning Lab, to discover how more than 40 organizations have revolutionized their approach to innovation using our employee-driven innovation program called KICKBOX.

 

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This was DTIM 2023

8 March 2023

DTIM 2023 was a great success! We enjoyed a few days of networking and had an interesting session together with our peer CLAAS. If you missed it, reach out to us and we'll send you a recording!

 

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Join us at DTIM in Berlin

27 February 2023

Our team and peer, CLAAS, will be at the biggest German-speaking event on innovation and innovation strategies in Berlin from March 5-7! Come attend our session or stop by our booth. We're excited to meet you!

 

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Webinar: Open Collaborative Innovation

10 February 2023

Together with Lisa Nyffeler (rready), Tina Werro, from Swisscom Outpost will be talking more about COI ecosystems, how digitalisation drives these ecosystems and the value created by companies having an overseas presence. 

 

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The latest Innovator's Handbook

16 January 2023

Your guide to corporate innovation in 2023, is here! Along with dozens of interesting cases, you'll find out more about the KICKBOX program at Siemens Energy and Roche, on page 160. Happy reading!

 

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rready for 2023!

21 December 2022

At rready, we never let the opportunity to host a good party slip by! This year, we celebrated 2022 and all of our accomplishments. While not everyone was able to join us in person, we still had a fantastic time and are excited for what 2023 has in store.

 

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AR for prototyping & idea validation

1 December 2022

Our recent webinar together with Lukas Roder from Rimon technologies, explored the world of AR and the role it can play in innovation. In case you missed tuning in, have a look at the webinar on our website.

 

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Webinar: Internal vs External Coaching 

9 December 2022

We're looking forward to our last webinar of 2022 together with Roman Hungerbühler (from Creaholic) and Fenja Persello. Together they will discuss the importance of selecting coaches (inhouse and external) for your innovators. 

 

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Welcome to the new rready headquarters

5 December 2022

Meet our new rready Headquarters! While the moving process required 'all hands on deck', we managed to settle into our new space in no time. Feel free to pop in for a visit and a cup of coffee!

 

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Boxly takes on Swiss Innovation Forum 

31 November 2022

Our team had a great time at this year's Swiss Innovation Forum in Basel. Along with interesting exchanges and meeting a lot of new faces, our live version of John R. Boxly, definitely stole the show!

 

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'Dreaming Bigger' at GIF

29 November 2022

We really enjoyed the first GIF in-person event of the year. Conversations with innovators, entrepreneurs and creatives from various backgrounds left us feeling inspired, just in time for 2023.

 

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HR Excellence Awards

18 November 2022

We're excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted as one of the Top 4 Start-Ups at this year's HR Excellence Awards in Germany. We’re looking forward to attending the official ceremony for final results soon.

 

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rready at Swiss Innovation Forum

15 November 2022

We're bringing it home to the Swiss Innovation Forum in Basel on 23 November 2022. Join us for a day of networking and thought-provoking exchanges. 

 

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This was Impact Silicon Valley

5 November 2022

We had a great time at this year's Impact Conference over the last few days! We had many interesting discussions, gained valuable insights & are leaving inspired and ready to take on the last part of the year.

 

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rready Goes Austin

3 November 2022

Dave Hengartner together with Tizian Mössner, attended the Innov8rs conference in Austin over the last two days. They were joined by one of our peer representatives, Codie Sondesky from ZF Group and had a great time presenting the successes of KICKBOX! 

 

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Interview With our CEO

26 October 2022

Read this interview by Swiss Start-up Association with our CEO and Co-Founder, Dave Hengartner about rready's biggest successes, challenges and where we are headed to in the future.

 

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rready at Innov8rs Austin

24 October 2022

Join our CEO & Co-Founder Dave Hengartner and Tizian Mössner at Innov8rs Austin, to find out how idea execution together with a proven methodology can be a game changer.

 

Kickboxers Convince Investors 

20 October 2022

KICKBOX-Alumni, Christian Käser and Linus Lingg, faced ‘Die Höhle der Löwen’ (Lion's Den) earlier this week and managed to raise CHF 800,000 for their startup bottleplus.

 

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Impact Sillicon Valley

11 October 2022

'Idea Execution eats Idea Management for Breakfast' is the Title of the workshop which Ralph Hartmeier (COO & Co-Founder) will be hosting. It's bound to get interesting!

 

Innovation Roundtable

11 October 2022

Join us at the Innovation Roundtable Summit, for three days of  networking, peer-to-peer exchanges and discussions about key innovation topics. 

 

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rready at GIF London

10 October 2022

Our COO & Co-Founder Ralph Hartmeier will be attending the Global Innovation Forum in London. Join him for an insightful session! 

 

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Join Innov8rs Learning Labs

7 October 2022

Join our in-house coach, Adrian Novakovic during Innov8rs Learning Labs next week and learn how to kickstart and run a successful idea execution program.

 

Top 100 Swiss Startups

20 September 2022

We are extremely proud to announce that we were selected as one of the Top 100 Start-ups in Switzerland for 2022.

 

rready at Innov8rs Zurich

14 September 2022

This week we attended the Innov8rs.co event in Zurich, where our CEO & Co-Founder Dave Hengartner, as well as some of our peers were present.

 

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