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UK retail customer data firm Dunnhumby launches innovation network

Customer analytics platform Dunnhumby and its CVC unit will run the networking scheme to help match retail startups, partners and investors.

Jun 19, 2024

CVC is key to making South Africa a startup hotspot

South Africa's strong fintech sector, financial and regulatory systems make it an opportunity for foreign investors, but local corporates need to help seed the startup ecosystem.

Jun 19, 2024

Alpha Club Musashino launches CVC to seek funeraltech

The $11.4m fund will be co-managed by M&A consultancy Paradigm Shift, and it is part of the funeral firm’s 70th anniversary business plan.

Jun 18, 2024

Natura Ventures launches with $9.2m to back Brazilian beauty startups

The Brazilian beauty and wellness group’s CVC unit will target seed-stage opportunities in circularity, beauty and customer service segments.

Jun 18, 2024

Fujitsu Ventures starts impact investing

The IT conglomerate’s $64m CVC subsidiary has made its first impact investment in microfinance service Gojo & Company.

Jun 17, 2024

Taiho Innovations increases capital to $32m

Taiho’s Japanese university spinout-focused CVC arm’s capital injection came five months after its US sister unit got an additional $100m.

Jun 14, 2024

Pitts to lead strategic investments at Panasonic’s incubator

PanasonicWell appointed Christie Pitts to identify family-oriented investment, partnership and M&A opportunities.

Jun 14, 2024

Combient Foundry secures funds to take “industrial app store” concept global

A seven-figure investment from Navigare AB will help double the team and set up hubs in Silicon Valley, central Europe, India and China.

Jun 13, 2024

Merck Group’s CVC to help South Korean uni assess startups

Merck Group and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology’s MoU will entail M Ventures helping grow South Korea’s ecosystem.

Jun 12, 2024

Three companies co-launch Brazilian CVC fund manager

The Bakery will help clients build CVC strategies while Staged Ventures will manage the funds and Pipe Ventures will provide deal flow.

Jun 12, 2024

Adecco Japan to help CVCs partner with entrepreneurs

In association with Tokyo Metro Government, the consulting firm will match corporate investors and startups based in the Japanese capital.

Jun 12, 2024

Japanese publisher Obunsha’s CVC launches $6.4m second fund

Having invested in 16 companies and scored two exits, the firm’s new investment vehicle will continue to back edtech startups.

Jun 12, 2024

Japan’s Uzabase launches $64m second investment fund

UB Ventures’ new fund secured capital from its parent company, Wistron’s Wise Cap subsidiary, banks and other investors.

Jun 11, 2024

Black joins HG Ventures and Heritage Group Accelerator

The construction materials producer appointed Mitch Black as an entrepreneur in residence for its CVC and accelerator units.

Jun 11, 2024
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