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Germany’s Merck increases CVC commitment
As a $677m evergreen fund, the proceeds from any exits will now be reinvested, Merck said.
Singleton leaves Alibaba for Nasdaq
Before Alibaba, Singleton had been a director at insurer New York Life’s corporate venturing unit.
Salvagno emerges at SentinelOne
Cisco's former head joins SentinelOne after it had previously raised $267m in its series F round.
Blockchain-enabled fund raises $10m
The fund will invest in the ecosystem surrounding PlanetWatch.
Constellation Software sets up $200m fund
Constellation's VMS Ventures will invest in software businesses.
Keïta leaves Airbus for Meta Materials
Elsa Keïta, a GCV Rising Stars 2016 award winner, had previously spent 12 years at Airbus.
AXA takes a fifth of VC firm
AXA had last year been one of the first investors to commit to Blue’s $200m Latin America Fund I.
Optimum Agriculture backs Yield Lab LatAm
Optimum Agriculture gains more direct access to startups.
Interview: SIF and IGV continue venture momentum
Sony Innovation Fund and Innovation Growth Ventures both had a spectacular 2021, and various team members spoke to GCV about their latest investments in Cruz Foam, Delos, Identiq and Kiswe.
Powerlist Q&A – Gonzalo Galindo, Cemex Ventures
Q&A with Gonzalo Galindo, head, Cemex Ventures
GC Ventures America – venturing for chemistry with a global footprint
Kaloyan Andonov spoke with Tianyi (Tony) Sun, director of corporate venture capital at GC International, about the experience of the relatively young CVC arm of Thailand-based PTT Global Chemical Public Company (PTT GC or GC), its alignment with the strategy of its corporate parent and what it can offer to entrepreneurs it backs
Talking heads: The important trends for 2021
In a recent poll running in October and November of corporate venturing industry leaders, Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) asked what the most important trends were in 2021
Powerlist Q&A – John Banta, Blue Venture Fund
Q&A with John Banta, president and managing director, Blue Venture Fund
Interview: TDK Ventures acts on Actnano deal
Nicolas Sauvage and Andrew Maywah spoke to GCV about the strategic importance of Actnano, its 20th portfolio company.
Monterey, CA (USA)