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Corporate AI funds: The list

Wondering which corporate venturers have specialist investment funds for artificial intelligence? Here is the list of traditional funds and new units, offshoots and accelerators.

May 23, 2024

How SC Ventures learned to build ventures on an industrial scale

SC Ventures, the innovation arm of Standard Chartered bank, has gone big on building its own startups. It has launched more than 15 so far and always has a pipeline of 30 projects.

May 17, 2024

Where are the Canadian CVCs?

Only 6% of large Canadian corporations invest in startups — and most of their spending is directed abroad, according to a new survey by Deloitte Ventures.

May 14, 2024

Follow-on investments need to become a CVC norm

Not doing follow-on investments will ruin a corporate investor’s reputation — and that of their portfolio company too. Here’s how to avoid that situation.

May 10, 2024

Nine steps to get a corporation to think like a smart VC

Stanford professor Ilya Stebulaev has a step-by-step guide to get companies into the venture mindset. Step one: if you want a home run, you can't be afraid of striking out.

May 7, 2024

Gaming sector sees surge of interest from corporate investors

The gaming sector saw a surge in interest from corporate investors in April. Deals in India and China are also bouncing back.

May 6, 2024

This is what insurance sector investors are looking for now

Insurance CVCs are eyeing up the potential of AI even if regulation may make adoption slow. Climate risk mitigation and quantum are also on the menu. Blockchain — not so much.

May 2, 2024

Auto investors shift focus to startups that make EVs cheaper to own

Amid declining sales of electric vehicles investors are searching for technologies that lower the cost of buying and owning EVs.

Apr 30, 2024

Tencent bets on China’s growing healthcare needs

Around 11% of Tencent's startup investments have been in the healthcare sector over the past five years as the internet company diversifies.

Apr 29, 2024

The new wave of insurtech startups wants to partner, not disrupt

The first wave of insurtech startups hit the wall trying to fight the industry's biggest players. Now, insurance CVCs say they're seeking the ones embracing a partnership model.

Apr 25, 2024

Meet the corporations investing in data centre energy startups

A handful of energy and engineering corporations are starting to invest in startups that are developing novel energy options for data centres.

Apr 19, 2024

The big debate: Should board seats go to CVCs or business units?

Some say it is the job of the CVC investment professional, while others say business unit heads can be more effective on startup boards.

Apr 18, 2024

Defence tech startups should avoid these 5 pitfalls

From hiring foreign attaches to developing technologies for the commercial market, here are tips that defence tech companies should keep in mind when selling to the government.

Apr 17, 2024

Healthcare needs to streamline before it can cope with AI

While generative AI is the word on every investor's lips, hospital systems are still far from being able to benefit from this technology. The biggest hurdle to overcome? IT systems.

Apr 12, 2024
Global Energy Council Innovation Showcase
Jun 7, 2024
Webinar: Moving the goalposts - How to invest in a changing world of sports
Jun 12, 2024
GCV Symposium 2024
Jun 24 -
Jun 26, 2024
London (UK)
GCV Institute: CVC Investment Programs
Sep 24 -
Sep 25, 2024
GCV Institute: Landing the Value of Corporate Venturing
Oct 18 -
Oct 21, 2024
GCV Executive Leadership Forum
Oct 24, 2024
Menlo Park, CA (USA)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2024 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 28 -
Oct 30, 2024
São Paulo (Brazil)
GCVI Summit 2025
Mar 18 -
Mar 20, 2025
Monterey, CA (USA)
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