Board Appointments – Former VP of Lockheed Martin and former Director at BIS to join Board

Strengthening Team to Accelerate Creation of New Clusters   The Virtual Technology Cluster Group, an organisation enabling multi-national companies to attract entrepreneurial IT companies into their supply chains, is pleased to announce the appointment of Janice Munday CBE as Non-Executive Director and Brad Pietras as Director of Technology, to the Board with immediate effect.  These appointments further bolster the VTC …

Financial Times – Big UK Businesses Take Centre Stage As Start-up Incubators

An increasingly diverse range of UK companies such as John Lewis invest in homegrown technology start-ups. They hope that by working with disruptive technologies from an early stage, they will not lose business to them later or have to buy them out at high valuations. Technology and finance groups such as Microsoft and Barclays have been running start-up accelerators for …

Business Weekly – VTC Group connecting large corporates to disruptive tech innovators

Business Weekly discusses the launch of the VTC Group and explains the business model of how it enables multi-national companies to attract entrepreneurial IT companies into their supply chains. Established by leading industry experts and investors, the VTC Group’s model enables disruptive technology innovators to gain access to revenue opportunities offered by sponsors within the cluster.   To read the full …

The VTC Group and Lockheed Martin Choose Intralinks VIA® to Protect the IP of Tech Firms

Intralinks Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: IL), a leading provider of content collaboration solutions, today announces a partnership with the Virtual Technology Cluster Group (“VTC Group”) to help protect the IP of some of the most innovative tech firms in the country. The VTC Group, established by leading industry experts and investors, launched last month and is designed to help multi-national companies …

Forbes Leadership – Making Open Innovation Work

Forbes spoke to CEO, Auriol Stevens about how the Virtual Technology Cluster Group attempts to take a curated approach to innovation through a customised ecosystem of startups, academics and government agencies.   To read the full article click here

The VTC Group Launch

Launch of The VTC Group following success of the Lockheed Martin VTC Connecting large corporates to disruptive technology innovators  Driving dynamic opportunities and demand for VTCs across multiple sectors The Virtual Technology Cluster Group, an organisation enabling multi-national companies to attract entrepreneurial IT companies into their supply chains, is delighted to announce its official launch today. Established by leading industry …

The VTC Group Launch With Business Insider

A technology merchant bank just created a new group to launch a huge network for startups to work with big corporates British technology merchant bank Restoration Partners created a new company — the VTC Group — that helps tech startups and small businesses bid for jobs with big corporates, after the project it launched with defence giant Lockheed Martin last year …

Winning together

A guide to successful corporate-startup collaborations View the document: winning-_together-june-2015