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White Space collaborates with Oxford Foundry

White Space are in the process of forging a relationship with the Oxford Foundry, the new entrepreneurship centre launched by the University of Oxford. The Foundry aims to support current students and alumni in becoming more entrepreneurial in outlook and action, and also focusses on venture creation, growth and support through its accelerator programme L.E.V8….

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White Space Strategy awarded place on UK Government’s Management Consultancy Framework

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has named White Space Strategy as a supplier on its Management Consultancy Framework (MCF2). The framework has been set-up to enable public sector organisations access to business, strategic and transformational consultancy services, with a projected worth of over £2 billion. The tendering process required White Space to demonstrate the quality…

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Disintermediation: winning the battle for the customer relationship

Middleman

I’ve worked on lots of projects on disintermediation recently. It seems like a simple concept: the removal of the intermediary, often a retailer, broker or reseller. This leads to providers selling directly to customers. However, I’ve seen things work out differently, with broader scrambles for the customer relationship breaking out. I’ve summarised the most common scenarios below, and thoughts…

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White Space Strategy shines light on disintermediation at first strategy summit

New College Oxford

We are living in a time of extreme disruption. At this very moment there is a startup somewhere in the world plotting to transform the status quo of every industry, even yours. Disintermediation is a big part of this, with companies battling for control of the customer relationship. White Space Strategy will be holding an…

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Zhong An: 4 reasons their approach could reshape the insurance industry

The world of InsurTech is full of innovative companies meeting consumer needs in fresh ways. We can all agree that many of these start-ups have some brilliant ideas – Cuvva is targeting the on-demand niche, Ladder is rehabilitating life insurance for millennials, and Lemonade has a revolutionary approach to claims. However, each of these currently…

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