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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

Tencent bets on China’s growing healthcare needs

Around 11% of Tencent's startup investments have been in the healthcare sector over the past five years as the internet company diversifies.

Apr 29, 2024

Healthcare is failing minority women. Could CVCs fix it?

Healthcare systems are failing BIPOC women, but entrepreneurs are trying to fill some of the gap — if they can get the funding.

Jan 24, 2024

Taiho leans in with fresh $100m as other oncology investors retreat

Biotech venture capital is shrinking from boomtime highs, but Sakae Asanuma, CEO of Taiho Ventures, says now is a good time to find new novel treatments to back.

Jan 18, 2024

The top 10 stories from 2023

2023 was an exciting year for corporate venture, with sectors like AI and electric vehicles making headline news. But what were our most read stories of 2023?

Dec 25, 2023

The fund that wants to create UK’s Silicon Valley of energy — and…

Ofgem’s £450m innovation fund wants closer partnerships with corporates as it aims to decarbonise the UK’s energy network.

Jul 31, 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

Are we entering the next phase of quantum computing?

Recent technological breakthroughs have piqued investor interest in the sector. But just how close are we to making quantum computers useful?

Jun 16, 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

CVCs dominate Thai startup investment

Corporate investors have been the most active backers of startups in the country, focusing on fintech, ecommerce and logistics.

May 18, 2023

Car chip startups search for a way in

It is hard for newcomers to compete in the automotive semiconductor and software market but there are a few niches in which small companies can make their mark.

May 2, 2023

AI and genome sequencing open up new microbiome treatments

Technology is starting to make it possible to understand the complex interactions of the microbiome in more detail.

Apr 21, 2023

Data centres turn to photonics to cope with the demands of AI

Data centres need a revamp to allow for the high-speed data processing artificial intelligence requires — and light is key to the transition.

Apr 20, 2023

EVs trump driver assistance tech in auto sector’s future

Investors are prioritising vehicle electrification over advanced driver-assistance technology as countries rush to adopt EV targets, according to Denso's Tony Cannestra.

Apr 14, 2023
GCV Institute: CVC Investment Programs
May 21 -
May 22, 2024
Global Energy Council Innovation Showcase
Jun 7, 2024
Webinar: Moving the goalposts - How to invest in a changing world of sports
Jun 12, 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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