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Just Released Report Shows Large Companies Out-innovate Start-ups by a Factor of Nearly 3 to 1

Outthinker, a leading growth strategy consulting firm, releases fresh findings from its innovation study showing how and why large incumbent organizations out-innovate smaller start-ups and are behind 22 of the 30 most transformative innovations of the last three decades.

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Social media is an effective tool for building a new or small business into one that is consistently growing and profitable. There are many different platforms that allow your company to take advantage of written content, videos and pictures to conn

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