Regardless of the complexity of your innovation challenges, we are here to help.

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Who we are

We started a journey to open the minds and hearts of corporate leaders for open innovation (innovation ecosystems), especially around sustainability challenges. By having implemented this way of working in previous careers and for different clients, we can share our learnings, pitfalls and successes to create return on innovation for you.

innovation dawn is part of the bigger Workero family.

Coming from a background of bringing people together physically and driving collaboration through colocation. innovation dawn learned during Covid times that working together in a virtual context has the additional benefit of creating communities with people (companies) from around the world.

As innovation dawn, Workero and its partners strongly believe that multiple party collaborations are the way forward for finding innovative solutions, we give companies the tools to establish connections and to make open innovation a true success.

42Collective creates collective breakthroughs

According to 42Collective, the world needs collaboration to accelerate societal and urgent breakthroughs. As a collective they cultivate a portfolio of growth opportunities, create innovation ecosystems to nurture them and apply business hacking for new combinations and solutions. They are the first movers, attract the unknown and accelerate BHAGs.

EI4I assists in strategic choices, strategy consulting, relationship management and organisational and cultural alignment.

At EI4I tailor-made ecosystems are brought to life. By combining technical, commercial, legal and organisational expertise, they help large corporations in discovering the benefits of multi-party innovation ecosystems.

SynFiny exists to bring talented ‘been there, done that’ experience to bear on solving client problems.

The SynFiny Innovation team brings a comprehensive set of technical, commercial, legal and organizational expertise to help you navigate through the innovation landscape. We assist in strategic choices, relationship management, and organizational and cultural alignment to enable your success.

Mission statement

innovation dawn is serving all tier levels in creating value via open innovation.

Creating a strategy that embraces the ‘outside-in’ innovation vision as the main driver to create value and collaboration with external parties.

Our core values

In our work, we focus on the benefits of cross-pollination and a collaborative approach. We emphasize the importance of transparency. We value the advantages of an agile way of working and an outside-in perspective. People are key as everything starts with a real human connection. And last, but certainly not least, being result-driven is what makes our work count.

Our core values

Innovation runs through our veins, it’s what fascinates us every single day. Dawn relates to new beginnings and therefore new opportunities. And dawn comes with dew. Dew is water, water is a fascinating element that always finds its way, no matter the obstacles it may find. One small drop can move entire organizations.

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Our team

Marieke Sopers

Corporate Innovation Manager

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Abraham Suniaga

Membership Account Manager

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John van der Linden

Innovation Expert

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Elena Ferreri

Community Expert

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Thierry Vermeiren

COO

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Lee Byrne

Digital Brand Marketing & Content Manager

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John Metselaar

Co-Founder - EI4I

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Noel Faict

Co-Founder - EI4I

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Ank van Wylink

Co-Founder - 42Collective

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Alex Schneck

Managing Partner Europe - SynFiny Advisors

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Wim Vanhaverbeke

Professor digital strategy and innovation - Independent

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Let’s work together on something great!

We are eager to hear from you and see if we can meet your needs.