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Accelerating toward net zero: The green business building opportunity

– Surging demand for zero-carbon technologies, materials, and services gives companies opportunities to build new green businesses. Leaders that move quickly could see exponential growth.
Interview - Learn to Leap: Green Business Building Edition #4

How quantum computing can help tackle global warming

– Quantum computing has the potential to drive the major breakthroughs needed to help solve the climate crisis. A pioneer in the... field discusses how his company is seeking to harness this technology for large-scale climate-change mitigation.

Building a green business: Lessons from sustainability start-ups

– Green tech and climate technology companies are rapidly altering the competitive landscape. With sustainability now a business... imperative, incumbents need to move quickly—or risk being left behind.

Growing meat instead of raising animals for food: A conversation with Eat Just’s Josh Tetrick

– The cofounder of a food-technology company wants nothing less than to change the way we produce and consume meat.

Singapore emerges as a new-business-building hub

– New infrastructure and funding sources, along with established practices, are helping traditional companies launch new businesses... that can scale quickly.

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Introducing Leap by McKinsey

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Interview - Learn to Leap: Green Business Building Edition #3

Companies that care: Lessons from a unicorn founder and his purpose-driven investor

– Doing good may also be a good investment—and potentially transformative for the world. Two leaders on the front lines discuss... the current landscape and what’s next.

Getting it right before going global: A conversation with LingoAce’s Hugh Yao

– The founder of an online Mandarin language-learning platform explains why starting slowly prepared his start-up for exponential... growth.
Interview - Learn to Leap: Green Business Building Edition #2

Make room for alternative proteins: What it takes to build a new sector

– Alternative proteins have the potential to dramatically slow climate change. This interview with three leaders in the field reveals... the strategies and insights needed to unlock that potential.

How telcos can succeed in launching new businesses beyond connectivity

– A quarter of operators’ new ventures struggle. Understanding what underpins the success of different business archetypes... and selecting the right business-building approach can help ensure that more flourish.

How medtech companies can create value with new-business building

– Medtech industry senior executives recently convened to discuss new-business building. Their experiences illuminate what it can... do for companies, why it’s so difficult, and how to get it right.
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Scaling from start-up to blue-chip company: Lessons from Delivery Hero

– Delivery Hero was able to scale rapidly by delegating authority, promoting accountability, and executing new business efforts... quickly.

2021 global report: The state of new-business building

– Business leaders predict that by 2026, half of their revenues will come from products, services, or businesses that haven’t yet... been created. Here’s how new-business building can help bridge that gap through sustainable, inclusive growth.

How good are you at business building? A new way to score your ability to scale new ventures

– The Leap Business-Building Quotient highlights what matters in creating new ventures.

Giving Gen Z customers what they want: A conversation with by.U

– Two top executives at Telkomsel, Southeast Asia’s largest wireless provider, explain how the company supported a new venture... and freed it to succeed on its own terms.
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How Telkomsel transformed to reach digital-first consumers

– A 26-year-old telecom incumbent seized an opportunity to reinvent itself—and attract its next generation of customers.

Scaling up ‘rock-star fast’: A conversation with foodpanda’s Jakob Angele

– The CEO of foodpanda APAC recounts how the company grew from a food-delivery start-up to a business valued at $30 billion by moving... fast and creating a trusted brand.
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