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Mattel Talk: How to Gain Immunity from Innovation Funding Cuts

Innovation Excellence - Mattel Talk: How to Gain Immunity from Innovation Funding CutsHow to Gain Immunity from Funding Cuts Tips from Mattel, Inc. Martin Elliott, Senior Director of Mattel, Inc.'s New Business Ventures, tells innovators how to avoid the budget cut thresher. Think like a V.C. Some reasons innovation budgets get cut: wrong executive sponsor, turnover, don't demonstrate value, or core business takes a hit. Continue reading