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The ICINO Model Canvas of an Investment Bank

ICINO Model Canvas

Zhao Xiahui developed the ICINO Model Canvas to provide a comprehensive understanding of a CINO in the global innovation ecosystem. This model consists of 10 modules as follows:

The Case Study of ICINO Model Canvas

Here’s an example of how the ICINO Model Canvas can be applied in an investment bank.

Title: Invest in people who are truly trying to change the world. Designer: Zhao Xiahui Date: 3th July, 2022 Version: V1.0

  1. Who
    • Architects of the urban financial innovation ecosystem: Bringing together innovators, college students, bank employees, entrepreneurs, investors, collaborators, etc.
    • City Financial Innovation Culture Transformer: The city culture that can nurture people who can change the world.
    • Urban financial innovation pioneer: redefining banking.
    • Urban financial innovation method researchers: How to identify the X factor that changes the world.
    • City financial innovation mentor: guide each theme group to innovate and practice.
    • City financial innovation investment and financing consultant: Banks’ investments and external capital such as SkyBridge Capital in innovation projects.
  2. Benchmarks
    • ISO56002
    • CEN/TS 16555
    • International and domestic standards in the financial industry.
    • Chief Innovation Officer of the Fortune 500 investment bank.
    • ICINO  Model Canvas.
  3. Customers
    • President of the bank group.
    • Banking group senior executive team.
    • Innovation management team led by the city’s Chief Innovation Officer.
    • Members of the various innovation project teams of the city bank.
    • City Bank Collaborative Innovation Partner.
    • Bank regulatory authority.
  4. Key Responsibilities
    • Fostering an innovation culture: Convergence, exchange, and creation of diverse innovation elements between financial and non-financial sectors in a city.
    • Innovation Strategic Planning: Changing the World through Urban Financial Innovation Development Strategy.
    • Establishment of an innovation management system: organizational structure, policies and regulations, processes, tools.
    • Innovation management team building: cultivating and building an innovation management team: innovation engineers, innovation project managers, innovation directors, chief innovation officers.
    • Building an innovation capability system: training, practice, and evaluation of urban financial innovation capabilities.
    • Identifying opportunities to change the future of the world, collecting creative ideas, and exploring experiments.
    • Incubation of innovation achievements: establish various theme groups to develop urban financial innovation opportunities and promote the application of achievement transformation.
    • Innovation investment and financing: combining urban venture capital with external VCs to invest in innovation opportunities.
    • Innovation ecosystem network construction: building a city financial innovation ecosystem that changes the world.
  5. Requirements
    • Advanced innovation degree, advanced finance degree.
    • Advanced financial innovation project management experience.
    • Innovation project management experience in the fields of finance, technology, and investment.
    • Innovation project management experience for institutions with different ownership structures such as state-owned banks, foreign banks, joint venture banks, and privately-owned banks.
    • Cross-national, cross-cultural experience in innovation project management.
    • Innovation investment experience in the financial industry.
    • Obtaining the Chief Innovation Officer professional training and assessment certification.
  6. Innovation Processes
    • Strategic Innovation Process: Changing the World’s Urban Financial Innovation Development Strategy.
    • Policy innovation process: Rules of urban financial innovation ecosystem.
    • Innovation management process: Urban financial innovation management process.
    • Organizational Innovation Process: New City Chief Innovation Officer Organizational Structure.
    • Human Resources Innovation Process: Introducing innovative strategic talents and partners who change the world.
    • Brand Innovation Process: Embedding innovation culture in the CITI Bank Group brand.
    • Technology Innovation Process: Introducing financial technology innovation.
    • Product Innovation Process: Innovation in financial product equipment and services.
    • Market Innovation Process: Expanding into new financial service markets.
    • Process Innovation Process: Innovation in various business processes of urban finance.
    • Business Model Innovation Process: Innovation of core values, key resources, technology, market, partners, and major business activities of urban finance business models.
    • Investment Innovation Process: Innovation in CITI Bank Group’s investment banking business.
  7. Innovation Resources
    • National/Regional Innovation Policies: Support for innovation and early investment in the financial sector, protection of intellectual property rights.
    • Bank Group Innovation Management System: Ensuring the sustainable development of internal innovation.
    • Innovation Team: Professional innovation management talent guarantee.
    • Innovation Fund: Investment by banks and external venture capital funds.
    • Innovation Experiment Equipment and Systems: Equipment and systems for research, experimentation, testing, and operational trials of new financial products and services in urban areas.
    • Innovation Advisors: Industry experts, financial technology experts, innovation mentors, investment advisors, financial policy advisors.
    • Innovation Base: Innovation venue for urban financial innovation experiments.
    • International Collaborative Innovation Network: CITI Bank financial innovation network channels and resources (information, talent, technology, market, funding, policy.)
  8. Innovation OKRs
    • Goal: Building a city financial innovation ecosystem that changes the world.
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  9. Development
    • Global Chief Innovation Officer of the Group.
    • Director of the New City Financial Services Company.
    • Director of the Investment Bank of the Bank Group.
    • International professional degree in innovation.
    • Advisor to the ICINO LAB: Global Financial Innovation Advisor.
  10. Revenue Structure
    • Salary, performance, annual bonus, benefits.
    • Equity of an investment bank target.
    • Publication of financial innovation achievements, qualification for competition honors.
    • Financial innovation management skills, experience, achievements.
    • International and domestic financial innovation resources (information, talents, projects, market, funds, policies.)
    • International and domestic financial industry forum and exchange opportunities, media interview opportunities.

The CINO of CITI City Bank

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