CONNECT TO AND EXPERIENCE A UNIQUE ENVIRONMENT

• Understand what’s coming next and generate breakthrough ideas
• Expand your business in the new markets
• Get smart about the topics of your interest

OUR PROGRAMS   

WHY EPIC?

EPIC aims to broaden the horizons of individuals, organizations and ecosystems by connecting them to the best environments and the most brilliant minds in the world. The EPIC programs are designed according to their specific objectives while following a structured approach which encompasses a unique curriculum that blends world-class learning, benchmarking, networking and cultural experience. Our Boston programs exemplify what each letter in "EPIC" stands for.

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Boston is recognized as one of the best ENTREPRENEURIAL ecosystems in the world. By joining EPIC, you will connect with its unique environment and be part of what we call the Innovation Experience Tour.
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Home to the world’s most brilliant minds, Boston has a vibrant and cosmopolitan community. We PERSONALIZE your experience to match your networking preferences.
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Visit the city with the highest concentration of top INNOVATION centers to develop and launch your ideas. Get to know best-in-class innovation leaders from all over the world and learn from their experiences.
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Learn and get CERTIFIED by a globally recognized institution to predict what’s next and learn how to disrupt your industry.

Which Cities?

The EPIC Program has grown out of Boston. The capital of Massachusetts – was ranked as the most innovative state in the US. It is a “hub”, “network,” and “incubator” of ideas, a “proving ground” for transformational discoveries in the world of technology, education, entrepreneurship, and even the arts. This is where change-makers are.

The EPIC Program is currently being scaled-up to cover other innovative and globally-integrated cities across the globe.

Toronto
Shanghai
Singapore
Seoul
Sao Paulo
San Francisco
Mexico City
Istanbul
Guatemala
Dubai
Bolzano
Bogota

HOW DO WE DO IT?

The EPIC program is designed to be highly practical and action-oriented. It is composed of both professional and social elements, providing participants with an experience that is both educational and memorable. Our highly practical and action-based learning approach is reflected in the design of the EPIC program, which encompasses training, networking, benchmarking, and cultural experience for those seeking in-depth understanding and intensive learning.

TRAINING

Acquire world-class know-how, advanced methodologies and effective tools from renowned thought leaders and seasoned consultants.

ALL SPEAKERS   

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Plug into a vast network of industry experts with diverse backgrounds through a tailored series of speeches.

Babatunde Akindele

Managing Principal at Verizon Business

Carlos Nouel

VP of New Energy Solutions at National Grid

Dolly Amaya

Senior Marketing Director at World Financial Group

FARBOD HAGIGI

Founder and CEO of ClinicalBox, Inc.

BENCHMARKING

Access the top innovation labs, leading business schools and outstanding organizations in your industry.

CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Experience one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the US, with great sports, food, and art!

SELECT PROGRAMS ARE ON CAMPUS OF THE TOP UNIVERSITIES

TRUSTED BY

Hundreds of global companies have used our methodologies and training programs to help them identify new growth opportunities.

 

We have transferred our methodology to, and certified many individuals from hundreds of universities worldwide.

TESTIMONIALS

Patricia E. Jacques M.

Director Oficina Internacional de Enlace en Boston, Tecnológico de Monterrey

"Working with IXL has been an enriching experience for Tec de Monterrey students and professors, it has empowered them to innovate and create new and exciting ventures. The way IXL teaches innovation concepts and makes students apply it to real life challenges through the EPIC Program, has been an invaluable tool for our challenge based programs at Tec de Monterrey. We are excited about our partnership with IXL!"

SANTIAGO LOZANO

Marketing and Commercial Director at PROMPACK SAS

"Innovation is not usually what you think. You need to see it and visit places to understand and have a better description of innovation."

ROSEMBERTH GARCIA MARTINEZ

Research and Development professional at Financiera Comultrasan

"EPIC is a way of thinking without limits and see beyond what is before my eyes. Without limitations, lose the fear of new things."

Paola Andrea Franco

Chief of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Cali Chamber of Commerce

"I would recommend EPIC because it will open your eyes, so you can bring different ideas to your company and even to your country. I became even more open-minded."

LORENZO POLENTES

CEO at Andale (Italian tech start-up, winner of the Millennium Prize)

"You cannot be sure of the importance and the value of EPIC until you experience it. In this one week, we had a chance to be exposed to so much content that you cannot possibly even think there would be."

STEFANO ONOFRI

CEO at Cubbit (Italian tech start-up, winner of the Myllennium Prize)

"What I liked most about EPIC was the pragmatic attitude. The team is focused on results and we have produced valuable results. Second, they have been working with large companies and have achieved great successes, but they are still very nice people, Very cool and very easy to go."

OUR PROGRAMS

We provide a variety of programs, designed to fit the individual needs of people coming from every background, from starting your own business, to professor, to CEO’s. See some examples of our past and present EPIC experiences to see what best fits your needs.

Business Model Innovation

February 24 - 28, 2020

Some of the most impactful business results have been driven by Business Model Innovations. In this program, participants learn about different ways to apply different business models for the existing businesses to create and capture new value.

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Innovation & Growth in Family Businesses

February 17 - 21, 2020

This program was structured to assist entrepreneurs, partners, founders, heirs and executives of family businesses who wish to thrive in a new world, increasingly uncertain, of faster and disruptive changes.

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Startup Growth Acceleration

February 10 - 14, 2020

Accelerate your growth and drive your business to the next level by tapping into IXL Center’s vast network. Get insightful tips and actionable recommendations from world-class entrepreneurs, executives, professors, consultants, investors and business leaders.

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Boston Innovation Experience

December 02 - 06, 2019

Boston Innovation Experience is a customized program that hosted a select group formed by senior executives and business leaders from Brazil.

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EPIC Silicon Valley

October 28 - 01, 2019

EPIC Silicon Valley program aims to develop a new generation of innovation leaders by connecting them to the largest and most important innovation and education centers through personalized activities that promote direct access to knowledge, best practices and a wider network of contacts worldwide.

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Making Innovation Real

October 28 - 01, 2019

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Business Model Innovation: in Spanish

September 23 - 27, 2019

Some of the most impactful business results have been driven by Business Model Innovations. In this program, participants learn about different ways to apply different business models for the existing businesses to create and capture new value.

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Making Innovation Real

July 22 - 26, 2019

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Making Innovation Real

May 27 - 31, 2019

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Business Model Innovation

April 22 - 26, 2019

Some of the most impactful business results have been driven by Business Model Innovations. In this program, participants learn about different ways to apply different business models for the existing businesses to create and capture new value.

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Startup Growth Acceleration

February 11 - 15, 2019

Accelerate your growth and drive your business to the next level by tapping into IXL Center’s vast network. Get insightful tips and actionable recommendations from world-class entrepreneurs, executives, professors, consultants, investors and business leaders.

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Business Model Innovation

February 11 - 15, 2019

Some of the most impactful business results have been driven by Business Model Innovations. In this program, participants learn about different ways to apply different business models for the existing businesses to create and capture new value.

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Making Innovation Real

November 05 - 08, 2018

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Making Innovation Real

September 24 - 28, 2018

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Innovation Field Trip

September 10 - 12, 2018

A 3-day program rolled out in partnership with CMS is designed for the senior executives and decision-makers: businessmen, CEOs and managers. Innovation Field Trip offers exclusive visits to the most advanced innovation centers in combination with the thematic speaker sessions and one full day of Making Innovation Real workshop.

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Making Innovation Real

May 02 - 09, 2018

Making Innovation Real program introduces the EPIC participants to the conceptual and practical elements of the business innovation process that delivers breakthrough innovations.

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Boston Innovation Experience

March 20 - 23, 2018

Boston Innovation Experience is a customized program that hosted a select group formed by presidents and directors of business associations, government senior executives and business leaders from Florianopolis.

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Business Model Innovation

February 12 - 16, 2018

Some of the most impactful business results have been driven by Business Model Innovations. In this program, participants learn about different ways to apply different business models for the existing businesses to create and capture new value.

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Start-up Growth Acceleration

February 05 - 09, 2018

Accelerate your growth and drive your business to the next level by tapping into IXL Center’s vast network. Get insightful tips and actionable recommendations from world-class entrepreneurs, executives, professors, consultants, investors and business leaders.

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All partners   

PARTNERS

The EPIC program is delivered in cooperation with major global service providers in consulting, innovation, and business growth.

Hult International Business School is a private business school with seven cutting-edge campuses in the world’s most influential markets. It offers offer highly ranked and internationally accredited MBA, Masters, Executive MBA and Undergraduate programs.

WeWork transforms buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces. WeWork provides shared workspaces for technology startup subculture communities, and services for entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups, small businesses and large enterprises.

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) works with powerful, local partners to develop the critical networks that entrepreneurs need to grow effectively. For almost two decades, CIC has focused on strengthening vibrant communities, building collaborative work environments, and creating impactful programming to attract and support the very best entrepreneurs and their teams.

Boston Innovation Gateway (BIG) was founded by IXL Center following a study conducted at Harvard University designed to help companies and individuals go international. The initiative was highlighted by the university in 2014 and published in the Harvard Business Review in 2015. BIG designs and coordinates the EPIC program.

The Center for Innovation, Excellence and Leadership (IXL) is the Certified Training Provider of the GIM Institute. IXL has a global footprint and is recognized by Forbes as one of the best consulting companies in innovation, growth & new business models. IXL delivers the training through its global team of consultants and thought leaders.

Global Innovation Management Institute (GIMI) is the global standard certification board for innovation and innovation management. Over 200 Fortune 500 companies and over 5,000 MBA students worldwide have developed mastery of innovation through the structured frameworks and processes of the GIM Institute GIMI provides the certification for the program.

The Harvard Entrepreneurship and Real Estate Association (HEEREA) promotes cutting-edge events and networking opportunities, allowing its community to gain superior insights while creating long-term value through its network of industry experts and thought leaders. HEEREA is partnered with the EPIC program and shares its on-campus Harvard University facilities.

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