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Can innovative material startups cross the chasm?

Materials startups can struggle to move from early adopters to the mass market. These are the 3 main hurdles and how to overcome them.

Jan 30, 2023

GC Ventures: Why we invested in Boston Materials

The carbon fibre composite market is tough for startups but GC Ventures saw that Boston Materials was uniquely positioned to do well.

Jan 22, 2023

What Microsoft and OpenAI learned from Sequoia and YouTube

Tech's greatest deal had been YouTube by Sequoia but the venture model has evolved with founder ambitions

Jan 17, 2023

Supply chain is (still) blockchain’s killer app — it just needs to…

The failure of Tradelens has rocked faith in supply chain blockchain, but used correctly, the technology can bring trust back to transactions.

Jan 15, 2023

How to diversify the CVC industry

We asked corporate investors about why lack of diversity persists and what it might take to change it.

Jan 11, 2023

What next for healthcare CVC in 2023?

What's going to happen to healthcare startup funding this year? Will the IPO market recover? And what kinds of technologies are on the up? We asked some leading CVCs for their view.

Jan 8, 2023

What investors should know about “smoothing” of VC returns

Massaging returns during times of volatility is a common practice in private equity, but investors should be aware of the pros and cons.

Jan 5, 2023

Most CVCs invest from the balance sheet but models range from ad…

Most corporate investors (74%) employ capital directly from the balance sheet of their corporate mothership but there are many variations.

Jan 1, 2023

How the world’s most startup-friendly companies do CVC

These corporate investment teams are young but have big money — and they mostly invest from the balance sheet.

Dec 26, 2022

Corporate Crusaders: A New Dawn?

Corporate investors can be superheroes for startups in times of crisis. But CVC heroes are not all the same, and each type has its nemesis. These are our predictions for how well they will survive 2023.

Dec 21, 2022

Innovation is our key takeaway from the recent Chinese National Congress

China needs to add more innovation and value to the goods it produces to grow its economy. The recent Chinese National Congress gave a clear indication of supporting this.

Dec 18, 2022

Most corporates planning at least 4 investments a year

Corporate investors are not slowing down their investment activity despite the tough economic climate.

Dec 18, 2022

It won’t be easy to bring hard tech investments back to the…

While politicians want to bring tech manufacturing back to western countries, the economics are stacked against it.

Dec 4, 2022

Mars Petcare: three secrets to a successful CVC partnership

Clubbing together with other investors is a great way for corporates to finance startups. But check these three things are aligned first.

Nov 27, 2022
Webinar: Why every corporation needs a venture building programme - and how to do it well
Feb 8, 2023
Axis Tel Aviv 2023
Feb 13 -
Feb 14, 2023
Tel Aviv (Israel)
GCVI Summit 2023
Mar 14 -
Mar 16, 2023
Monterey, CA (USA)
GCV Symposium 2023
Jun 20 -
Jun 22, 2023
London (UK)
GCV Executive Leadership Forum 2023
Oct 4, 2023
New York, NY (USA)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2023 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 23 -
Oct 25, 2023
São Paulo (Brazil)
GCV Asia 2023 - International Delegation to Japan
Nov 13 -
Nov 15, 2023
Tokyo (Japan)
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