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Ask the experts: What to do when business units want to invest,…

Our monthly advice column in which an expert panel gives advice on common problems in corporate venturing.

Mar 28, 2024

Planning a secondary sale of your startup stake? Read this first.

The European VC market is expected to see a boom in secondary sales as investors search for liquidity. But there are a few hurdles to clear in such deals.

Feb 22, 2024

Biotech is the next big race between east and west — are…

Both the US and China are putting forward national biotech strategies. Here is an idea of the disruptions to expect.

Jan 25, 2024

CVCs must show how they differ from VCs

Corporate investors backed 27% fewer funding round in 2023, but CVC units are increasingly resilient and sophisticated in strategy.

Jan 22, 2024

CVCs are ready to meet growing expectations

There are signs that the investment market may resettle in 2024 and CVCs are emerging from this rocky period stronger than when they entered it.

Jan 22, 2024

AI can help deliver on Cop28 commitments

Net zero is already a corporate norm, now companies must democratise the tech tools that will help the rest reach ambitious sustainability targets.

Dec 14, 2023

10 social media startups to watch

Social media is in flux. Here are a list of new platforms that are vying to become the next Instagram or Twitter.

Nov 15, 2023

We’re not making the most of captured carbon — incorporating it into plastics…

Not only are we not capturing enough carbon but we are not making the most of what is collected. Using it in plastics production is an area we should explore further.

Nov 7, 2023

Are CVCs shifting their focus towards financial profits?

Corporate venture investors appear to be becoming more concerned about the financial returns of their funds, according to our latest GCV LinkedIn Poll. A difficult investment climate, with valuations of startups down, may be making even strategic investors keen to show good financial returns. While traditional venture capital investors have a single goal in mind: […]

Oct 17, 2023

A “new norm” is needed for startup-corporate collaboration

Interactions between startups and corporates often fail to produce meaningful results. Some internal changes can help - but is achieving a breakthrough possible without digital assistance?

Oct 12, 2023

CMS: how a corporate syndicate can derisk a breakthrough carbon capture technology

Carbon capture and storage technologies have been too expensive to scale. Compact Membrane Systems may be able to change that.

Sep 18, 2023

Why South Korea will lead the AI revolution

Korea now is home to one the most dense AI scaleup ecosystems in the world — even more than Silicon Valley.

Aug 8, 2023

New Zealand dairy company Fonterra targets microbiome investments

Fonterra launched an investment arm last month and its first deal, a $10m funding round US startup Pendulum, targets gut health.

Jun 28, 2023

These are the 100 people shaping the future of corporate investment

The investors on our Powerlist are influencing the development of their industry and helping professionalise it.

Jun 19, 2023
GCV Institute: Landing the Value of Corporate Venturing
May 6 -
May 9, 2024
Webinar: CVCs and the art of the follow-on
May 8, 2024
GCV Institute: CVC Investment Programs
May 21 -
May 22, 2024
GCV Symposium 2024
Jun 24 -
Jun 26, 2024
London (UK)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2024 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 28 -
Oct 30, 2024
São Paulo (Brazil)
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