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Spanish genome lab ramps up plans for a sequence of spinouts

The National Centre for Genomic Analysis, based in Barcelona, Spain, is preparing to launch a new spinout and is planning for several more following a revamp of its operations.

Jul 19, 2024

Updated: 6 more functional food startups to watch

From caffeine-infused teas to mushroom gummies and liquid meal supplements, updated for 2024: here are some more startups making waves in the functional food industry.

Jul 17, 2024

What if your t-shirt could help heal your sports injury?

UK startup Kymira supplies elite sports teams with garments with infrared technology that can speed muscle recovery and healing. Next, it wants to bring these to medical settings.

Jul 15, 2024

Li joins BHP Ventures as lead principal

GCV Emerging Leader David Li will help the Australian mining firm’s CVC unit identify energy, climate and mining startups.

Jul 10, 2024

Fast fashion company Shein to launch $271m CVC fund

The low-cost clothing retailer, which wants to list in London this year, will back European sustainable fabric companies through the fund.

Jul 10, 2024

Mexican and Chilean CVC-as-a-service firms join forces

Innova360 powered by Bluebox will have 35 team members and $15m distributed among eight corporate venturing funds across Latin America.

Jul 10, 2024

Fujitsu becomes latest CVC to join Japan’s impact investment wave

Japanese companies operating in the EU become subject to sustainability reporting rules from next year. Many are using their CVC units to help meet targets.

Jul 9, 2024

Spanish travel firm HBX Group launches $54m CVC fund

The new fund will be part of the travel technology group’s TravelTech Lab subsidiary and invest in strategically relevant startups and funds.

Jul 9, 2024

McAlister leaves Cox Communications amid organisational changes

Jordan McAlister has left the US telecoms firm after nearly three years leading its venture and innovation strategy.

Jul 9, 2024

Suzuki launches $40m impact CVC unit in India

Next Bharat Ventures, led by Vipul Nath Jindal, has begun accepting candidates for its four-month accelerator programme.

Jul 5, 2024

UK property company Grosvenor invests in real estate transition VC Noa

Grosvenor has invested directly in startups but this is its first investment into a VC fund.

Jul 4, 2024

Krishnan to lead cleantech incubation for LG Nova

LG’s incubation unit hired Ramkumar Krishnan, who worked at multiple renewable energy companies, to identify cleantech opportunities.

Jul 4, 2024

Wyszynski joins Eneco Ventures as investment director

The former founder was an adviser to startups before taking on the new investing role.

Jul 4, 2024

Park to lead Naver’s CVC and accelerator unit

Yong-Jung Park, who spent six years as investment director at Naver, joined its D2SF unit to lead AI, consumer and enterprise software deals.

Jul 3, 2024
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