This paper provides an analysis of a unique approach to accelerate mobile service development, testing and business activities of high-tech start-ups in Finland. Present study uses as the theoretical framework the competence block theory. Based on the theory, companies that recognize and realize opportunities associated with mobile services, finance the development of these opportunities or their business is otherwise dependent or linked to mobile services, constitute a competence block that is driving the opportunity recognition and realization of mobile service business.
Puhakka, Vesa; Herajärvi, Mikko; Kontula, Jukka; and Sipola, Sakari
"OPEN INNOVATION AS A FACILITATOR OF NEW VENTURE CREATION: THE CASE OF OCTOPUS-TEST-BED (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 26
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol26/iss19/4