A.T. Kearney Announces Partnership with Technology Investor Berlin Technologie Holding To Facilitate Strategic Networking with Start-Ups
An A.T. Kearney survey among executives reveals that ninety percent see the necessity to build digital expertise and need to tap into external resources to do so. A.T. Kearney’s announces a strategic partnership with Berlin Technologie Holding (BTH) that will provide companies a ”one-stop-shop” that combines A.T. Kearney’s industry and implementation expertise with the BTH hook into the budding startup scene.
Michael Römer, Head Digital Business Europa, Middle East and Africa at A.T. Kearney and Co-Founder of A.T. Kearney Digital Lab.
Berlin-based BTH primarily invests in B2B business models within digitalization-driven industry sectors. “By bringing together innovative new companies with established players, we create unique opportunities for both parties,” says Joern-Carlos Kuntze, Managing Partner at BTH. “It is a perfect fit.”
“More than ever, traditional companies are facing the challenges of digital transformation to their proven business models,” says Michael Roemer, A.T. Kearney partner; Digital Transformation Practice leader for Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and co-founder of the A.T. Kearney Digital Lab. “With the Berlin technology investor BTH as a new strategic partner, we’ll be able to manage this process even faster and with higher impact.”
The A.T. Kearney Digital Lab brings together established companies with start-ups in the context of its strategy „practicalDigital.“ This approach aims at rapidly and pragmatically developing prototypes to adapt agile start-up methods and to support the digital transformation of traditional companies—from strategy to implementation.
“We want to facilitate digital ecosystems between corporates and start-ups in the area of connected products and processes as well as digital services,” says Dr. Sebastian Schoemann, A.T. Kearney principal in the Digital Transformation Practice.