This week's key deals included Ryan Reynolds' Maximum Effort Holdings helping Bending Spoons raise $340m, while GV moves beyond its algorithm and Milan emerges as a startup hub.

Celebrities begin to make the leap to corporate VC Photo courtesy of MNTN Digital We’ve had celebrities launching companies and celebrities forming venture capital funds, but actor Ryan Reynold’s film production company Maximum Effort Holdings investing in Bending Spoons’ $340m funding round is a rare case of a celebrity-owned business jumping into corporate VC. Italy-based…

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Robert Lavine

Robert Lavine is special features editor for Global Venturing.