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Starting the year with transformative goals

January issue editorial by James Mawson, editor in chief, Global Corporate Venturing

CVC in 2021: The Trends, Part One

In the first part of our look at 2021's corporate venturing trends, we examine the growth in funding, IPOs and SPAC mergers, a big year for M&A and the emergence of CVC in new sectors.

CVC in 2021: The Trends, Part Two

In the second part of our look at the year's corporate venturing trends, we analyse fintech and enterprise bull markets along with some emerging regions.

Analysis: The Every raises $175m

The animal-free protein producer raised a series C round from investors including Prosus Ventures. This sizeable round is indicative of the upward pressure on valuations and increased deal making activity in the space.

Analysis: Eswin computes $392m

The semiconductor producer completed a nine-figure series C round from investors including SAIC Motor. This is a deal from the semiconductor and chips space, which does not normally see many corporate-backed deals but our data suggest valuations are currently experiencing upward pressure.

Analysis: Nubank raises $2.6bn in IPO

Digital banking platform operator Nu Holdings priced its IPO at the top of its range in New York, representing the first Brazil-originated flotation in three months.

Talking heads: The biggest opportunities for 2022

In a recent poll running in October and November of corporate venturing industry leaders, Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) asked what would be the biggest issues for 2022

Trends in innovation and technology for 2022

Comment by Héctor Shibata, director of investments & portfolio at ACV – a global corporate venture capital (CVC) fund – and adjunct professor for entrepreneurial finance; and Gonzalo Soriano, a VC investor at ACV

Disruptive innovation: facts and response strategies

Comment by Ralph-Christian Ohr, corporate innovation expert

More and more CVCs are investing in climate tech. Here is why

Comment from Silicon Foundry

Sizing up ESG investment outcomes: unpacking the disconnect

Comment by Manuel Silva Martínez, general partner, Mouro Capital

Transport and mobility move forward

Sector report: Transport

India catches up on corporate venturing

Innovative region: India

Climatetech soars

Climate tech investment is soaring this year – but might not be going to the right areas, according to accountants PwC

Corporate venturing spikes to record highs

Annual review: 2021