Building The Platform Learning Company – Case Study of an Ed Tech Company


Kaisa Still is a Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Supporting collaboration with technology continues to be at the core of her career. Her current research concentrates on platforms and innovation ecosystems, accelerating innovation activities and on digital opportunities. Combined with the policy perspective, her work extends to both private and public organizations, in regional and global contexts. She has extensive industry experience in Finland, USA and China. In this talk, Kaisa explores these points…

1. Platforms ecosystems are characterized by interactive value creation, sharing and capturing.
2. “Claned,” a Finnish Ed-Tech startup, illustrates these interdependencies.
3. Digital platforms can operationalize some aspects of the ecosystem.
4. Synergistic interactions and transactions among entities within the ecosystem energize the ecosystem as a whole.