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Steep rise: The state of Brazilian corporate venture in 9 charts

Brazil's corporate venturing units are mostly less than 3 years old but have been set up in a way that maximises chances of success.

Oct 24, 2023

[UPDATED] Women to watch in the LatAm CVC world

Latin America not only has a rapidly growing corporate venturing ecosystem but very active cohort of female practitioners.

Oct 23, 2023

Is this the start of a CVC investment rebound?

The number of corporate-backed funding rounds continued to decline in Q3, but September saw a sharp jump in the value of deals. Large deals are back, too.

Oct 19, 2023

Functional foods start to get the science and the investment case right

Science-based evidence of health benefits, access to customer data and an influx of investment are behind the growth in functional foods.

Oct 13, 2023

Investors rather than corporate insiders take startup board seats

Parent company representation on startup and portfolio company boards is an essential element of the corporate innovation industry - but who holds these seats?

Oct 10, 2023

Accenture Ventures leans into trillion-dollar spacetech opportunity

Tom Lounibos, managing director of Accenture Ventures, the consulting firm's corporate venture capital unit, has made several investments in space technology startups.

Oct 9, 2023

Reality check: Has the IRA made the US a magnet for cleantech…

The US's $369bn climate legislation, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), promises to put the US at the forefront of the clean energy transition, but the act has its limitations.

Oct 5, 2023

Corporate-backed rounds take lion’s share of startup investments in Brazil

The CVC sector's reputation is improving after a rocky start in Latin America’s largest economy.

Oct 4, 2023

Are CVC investors moving from followers to leaders?

CVCs appear to be increasingly comfortable with taking a leading role in startup funding rounds — does this mark a permanent shift?

Sep 29, 2023

9 startups that could change how we look at water

From technology that studies cosmic rays to measure soil moisture to a system that can turn air into water, we look at the most promising new startups in the water tech sector.

Sep 27, 2023

Are internal hires becoming more popular for CVCs?

A majority of CVCs still prefer to hire experienced investors externally, but internal hiring may be increasing in popularity.

Sep 22, 2023

Madagascar’s Axian swoops in as other VCs retreat from Africa

Axian Investment aims to invest in 10 startups a year in sectors such as fintech, insurtech and logistics.

Sep 20, 2023

Funding for robot startups increases despite difficult market

Robotics deals saw an increase despite an overall decline in deal count and dollar volume this summer.

Sep 19, 2023

How to get the most out of investing in other funds

Finding funds that are willing to collaborate and engage with their limited partners is one of several pieces of advice for fund-of-fund investing.

Sep 18, 2023
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