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Executive Education

Foundry 415 helps organizations understand innovation and how to benefit by harnessing emerging and overlapping technologies.

 

Our programs are focused on innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship, and are designed to empower significant transformation, growth and success.

programs for global organizations

Trusted by Global Organizations

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It is extremely valuable to have gained insights from Runway including the context of new technologies, trends, and business models which cannot be obtained by simply surveying startups.

 

Naoaki Fujino

Chief Researcher at NRI

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Gain a working knowledge of Silicon Valley and its ecosystem.

Access the tools to build, run, and scale a business more innovative and effective.

Solve existing challenges, optimize internal processes, kick start new public or private ventures, or optimize your deal flow.

Clarify and break down your goals and priorities, map out new areas for opportunities, and define a clear path forward to transform your organization from what it is today to what it aspires to be tomorrow.

We help you build and execute powerful executive education programs to...

We are an innovation catalyst for startups and corporations

We started out in 2013 as an incubation and acceleration space for tech startups.

Since then, Runway has become a nexus for startups, corporate innovators, and investors. Our mission is to bridge the gap between big companies and startups, and connect them to help drive growth for both organizations.

We’ve done a standout job. The results speak for themselves.

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How we help you achieve your goals

Our executive education team designs the optimal program to achieve the results you care about.

We help you clarify and break down your goals and priorities, map out new areas for opportunities, and define a clear path forward to transform your organization from what it is today to what it aspires to be tomorrow.

Our clients usually include employees mandated with developing an innovation strategy, corporate innovators submitting an initiative to their management, and executives looking at getting started but who don’t know where to begin.

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Muldimodal 
Education

  • Custom webinars, panels, site visits, workshops, and seminars help your team understand Silicon Valley mindset, culture and language

  • We use role playing and other instruction modalities to shift program participants from passive to ACTIVE learning mode.

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Domain 
Specific Learning

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  • Focus on a type of innovation, an industry, specific technology application (like Robotics, Energy or Synthetic Biology)...

  • or on innovation skills, such as Agile & Lean Startup, Design Thinking, and creative Ideation

  • …or on emerging practices, like Future of Work or applying Sustainability to your business

Access to 
a Curated Community

  • We connect you with the right people. You get direct access to our tight-knit community of startup alumni, investors, corporations, mentors, and industry advisors in the Bay Area and the global innovation community.

  • Learn best practices to strengthen leadership, team effectiveness

  • Create inspired organizational cultures

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