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Hoffmann leaves Ørsted’s CVC unit

Maria Emilie Danø Hoffmann spent six years at the Danish renewables company where she focused on driving the green energy transition.

Jul 11, 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

EnBW New Ventures invests in climate VC fund

Venture firm Vireo Ventures has received an undisclosed sum from the utility’s CVC unit, representing the latter’s second fund investment.

Jul 1, 2024

Gonçalves to head up EDP Ventures

GCV Emerging Leader Frederico Gonçalves is now partner and managing director of the CVC arm, following former head Luís Manuel’s departure.

Jun 26, 2024

Emasa Ventures ceases operations

The Chilean auto parts manufacturer has shut down its $20m startup investment subsidiary and its Emasa Mobility Hub after three years.

Jun 25, 2024

Powerlist 2024: Gareth Burns

Gareth Burns, head of BP Ventures, is one of the 100 leading corporate venturing professionals in our 2024 Powerlist.

Jun 24, 2024

Japanese electronics maker Edion launches $63m CVC to address ageing population

Co-managed by Innoh Associates, the CVC unit will operate for seven years and back strategic areas such as marketing, retail, energy and AI.

Jun 20, 2024

Fujitsu Ventures starts impact investing

The IT conglomerate’s $64m CVC subsidiary has made its first impact investment in microfinance service Gojo & Company.

Jun 17, 2024

Other News

Seven startups that can help decarbonise heavy industry

Heavy industry accounts for 22% of global greenhouse gas emissions but is notoriously difficult to decarbonise. These startups are developing solutions, from new thermal energy storage and fusion reactor design to emissions monitoring.

Jun 12, 2024

TDK Ventures adds three to London office

Marc Bouchet will conduct deals for TDK Ventures Fund 2 while David Delfassy and Sam Hill will invest through Fund EX1.

Jun 11, 2024

9 startups changing what's possible below the Earth's surface

From geothermal energy and mining tech to subterranean delivery systems, here are some of the most exciting startups focusing on what's underground.

Jun 11, 2024

Fábrica promoted to investment manager at EDP Ventures

Luís Fábrica, formerly investment associate at the energy group’s CVC group, has been promoted after four years at the unit.

Jun 10, 2024

Porsche Ventures launches China fund

The CICC Porsche (Shanghai) Venture Capital fund, whose size is reportedly $118m, will target energy and connected vehicles in China.

Jun 7, 2024

Bouchet advances at TDK Ventures

After three years at the Japanese electronics group’s CVC unit, Marc Bouchet got promoted for a second time to senior investment associate.

Jun 6, 2024

Editor's Picks

The Big Deal: Husk targets "half the planet" with its solar systems

Husk Power Systems has just raised $100m from investors including Shell to build 1,500 solar mini-grids in India and Nigeria in the next four to five years.

Oct 27, 2023

The Big Deal: EH2 becomes hydrogen tech's first unicorn

Ten corporate investors were part of a $380m series C round this week, including Fortescue, United Airlines, Rio Tinto, Amazon, Microsoft and BP.

Oct 6, 2023

Long and short-term bets investors should make on sustainable aviation fuel

Algae, alcohol and electrofuels all have potential for creating sustainable aviation fuel — but which ones are winning backing from industry?

Aug 16, 2023

Andreoletti promoted to CEO of Eni Next

Clara Andreoletti has taken up US-based president and CEO roles for the corporate venturing unit of Eni.

Apr 25, 2023
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