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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
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