Accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces, platforms and others have long been playing a critical role in creating successful innovation hubs around the world and empowering entrepreneurship and innovation. However, recent years have seen the rise of a multitude of emerging hubs with a strong vertical focus; whether in Healthcare, Smart cities or Fintech, these communities aim to gather the main players in the innovation value chain of a specific vertical and open doors to the introduction of startup innovations. Are we entering the golden age of vertical communities? What is the secret sauce to their success and what does it mean for the future of the global ecosystem?
This session is brought to you by the 4YFN Community Club – a global network of communities, enablers and multipliers that is a driving force for a strong and growing global tech ecosystem.