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Innovation China: Invisible nanofilm breakthrough for touchscreens

A startup in China has developed a non-toxic alternative for transparent touchscreens. The nanofilm can also improve solar panel performance.

Jul 23, 2024

Time for Latin America to come out of stealth mode as an…

Latin America's energy transition is rarely reported on but the region is a secret leader in this. Its decarbonisation journey offers opportunities for the rest of the world.

Jul 11, 2024

Time to join the strip club?

The awkwardly named strip sale is an increasingly popular option for CVCs who want to generate liquidity from their portfolio, while keeping their upside and their portfolio company relationships.

Jun 17, 2024

Aramco Ventures searches for AI investments to aid energy transition

Aramco Ventures believes generative AI will be part of helping the Saudi oil major meet its 2050 net zero target.

May 30, 2024

Fashion industry uses CVC tools to tackle sustainability problem

Indian garment manufacturer PDS's new accelerator for sustainable fashion startups is the latest example of how the fashion sector is trying to invest in more climate-friendly options.

May 22, 2024

How CVCs can support startups outside their investment thesis

Sometimes the startups outside your scope need help the most. Here are four simple things that you can do for them that don't involve a cheque.

May 16, 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

VC-backed startups prioritise growth over quality. Corporate venturing can fix that

Blitzscaling only works for a tiny number of companies — and for most it can be harmful. CVC investors know this and take a better approach.

May 8, 2024

Ask the experts: What to do when the business unit won’t engage

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

Apr 23, 2024

The future of the pharmaceuticals supply chain is autonomous

The future of the pharmaceutical supply chain lies in the ability to predict, prescribe, and automate, says Joe Volpe, managing director of MSD Global Health Innovation Fund.

Apr 15, 2024

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
Webinar: Collaborating with startups - CVC 'platforms' or 'venture client' programs?
Aug 14, 2024
GCV Connect: New Nordics 2024
Sep 16 -
Sep 17, 2024
Helsinki (Finland) & Tallinn (Estonia)
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 2024
Oct 24, 2024
Menlo Park, CA (USA)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2024 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 28 -
Oct 30, 2024
São Paulo (Brazil)
GCV Connect: Germany 2024
Oct 29, 2024
Frankfurt (Germany)
GCV Asia Congress & International Delegation 2024
Nov 11 -
Nov 14, 2024
Tokyo (Japan)
GCVI Summit 2025
Mar 18 -
Mar 20, 2025
Monterey, CA (USA)
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