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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

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

6 tips for terminating an investment

From finding new investors to scouting potential acquirers, here is advice for ending investments in startups that don't work out.

Sep 11, 2023

Volvo Group taps into early-stage deeptech startups

The Swedish transport company is testing out a new incubator programme as a way to work with very early-stage deeptech startups.

Aug 31, 2023

The difficulties and fears startups have around corporate investment

Corporate investors can have a bit of a bad reputation among startups. But what are the main worries and fears and how can they be allayed?

Aug 2, 2023

Compensation conundrum: CVCs grapple with pressure to pay like a VC

As corporate venture capital units compete more with financial VC firms for talented investors, they are having to get creative on compensation packages.

Jul 24, 2023

Six ways to increase university spinout success

Spinout creation rates vary wildly at universities and intelligent capital and corporate partners have a big role in changing the numbers.

Jul 14, 2023

Four things all incubators can learn from BASF’s Chemovator

Invest like a VC, lean into corporate expertise, bring in external entrepreneurs and set up the unit with as much independence as possible.

Jul 10, 2023

Corporate investors go for squad goals

From joint startup prize competitions to joint investment funds, corporates are increasingly joining forces to source innovation.

Jul 6, 2023

Why business development is CVC’s latest hot-ticket role

Corporate investment units that have business development embedded in their teams tend to outperform those that do without.

Jul 4, 2023

Seven things we learned from the GCV Symposium in London

From the reluctance to invest in AI to the emergence of a shadow VC space, this is what we learned from one of the biggest gatherings of corporate investors.

Jun 25, 2023

Five tips for handling a down round

Knowing your co-investors — and voting rights — extremely well is essential, says Merck GHI’s Bill Taranto.

Jun 21, 2023

“Hope is not a strategy,” says MSD GHI’s Taranto

It is time for startups and investors to get pragmatic about down rounds

Jun 8, 2023

How to manage a new boss who wants to cut spending

The economic downturn has made corporate venture capital units vulnerable to restructurings and budget cuts. What should you do when the mothership assigns you a new boss who wants to change direction?

Jun 6, 2023
Webinar: Functional Foods - Investors are hungry for more
Oct 11, 2023
GCV Executive Leadership Forum 2023
Oct 12, 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 & South Korea
Nov 6 -
Nov 10, 2023
Tokyo (Japan) & Seoul (South Korea)
GCV Connect: Germany 2023
Nov 29, 2023
Munich (Germany)
GCVI Summit 2024
Mar 12 -
Mar 14, 2024
Monterey, CA (USA)
GCV Symposium 2024
Jun 24 -
Jun 26, 2024
London (UK)
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