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Porsche Ventures backs extreme-weather battery developer South 8

The startup, which makes batteries designed to perform better in extreme heat and cold, also has Lockheed Martin, LG, Taiyo Nippon Sanso and Shell as backers.

May 21, 2024

How CVCs can support startups outside their investment thesis

Sometimes the startups outside your scope need help the most. Here are four simple things that you can do for them that don't involve a cheque.

May 16, 2024

Measure everything and keep egos in check — the secret to startup collaboration

Make money with corporate partners instead of raising money from VC's is Fred Schonenberg of VentureFuel's advice to startups.

May 14, 2024

Gaming sector sees surge of interest from corporate investors

The gaming sector saw a surge in interest from corporate investors in April. Deals in India and China are also bouncing back.

May 6, 2024

11 data centre energy startups to watch

From radiators that run on compute energy waste to new liquids for immersion cooling, here are the novel solutions that startups are developing to run data centres more efficiently.

Apr 19, 2024

Defence tech startups should avoid these 5 pitfalls

From hiring foreign attaches to developing technologies for the commercial market, here are tips that defence tech companies should keep in mind when selling to the government.

Apr 17, 2024

HSBC tackles challenge of stepping into Silicon Valley Bank’s shoes

A year after buying the UK subsidiary of the bankrupt US lender, HSBC is building out a business of lending to startups and venture capitalists in the US.

Mar 12, 2024

6 things startups want from corporate investors  

From having a business development professional on a startup's board to making sure the corporate's sales force are motivated to sell a portfolio company's product, here six things that startups value in their corporate investors.

Mar 8, 2024

Robot startups see growing interest from corporate investors

From robotic commercial kitchens to companion bots to reduce loneliness, these robot startups — which you can meet at the GCVI Summit —  demonstrate why investors are rekindling interest in this sector.

Mar 6, 2024

The Big Deal: Samsung joins carmakers in backing rare earth-free magnet startup…

There will not be enough rare earth metals to make the magnets industry needs in the next decade so the race is on to find alternatives.

Feb 23, 2024

“The mission is to save everybody’s life” — how Dial4242 is solving…

Mumbai-based platform Dial4242 provides Indians with an app that can book an ambulance in under 15 seconds, for a cost of just 100 rupees.

Jan 30, 2024

Haribo brand owner leads Europe’s largest mycelium tech financing

German food companies are some of the new corporate investors in startup Infinite Roots.

Jan 25, 2024

Video: Nyobolt’s battery tech allows EV charging in under 6 minutes

UK startup Nyobolt has developed battery technology that allows electric vehicle owners to fully charge their car in the same time it takes to fill a tank at the pump.

Dec 27, 2023

What we learned from the 10 biggest CVC deals of 2023

It is no surprise to see genAI on this list, but semiconductors, EVs, green steel and batteries also featured heavily this year.

Dec 21, 2023
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)
GCV Institute: CVC Investment Programs
Sep 24 -
Sep 25, 2024
GCV Institute: Landing the Value of Corporate Venturing
Oct 18 -
Oct 21, 2024
GCV Executive Leadership Forum
Oct 24, 2024
Menlo Park, CA (USA)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2024 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 28 -
Oct 30, 2024
São Paulo (Brazil)
GCVI Summit 2025
Mar 18 -
Mar 20, 2025
Monterey, CA (USA)
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