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Healthcare needs to streamline before it can cope with AI

While generative AI is the word on every investor's lips, hospital systems are still far from being able to benefit from this technology. The biggest hurdle to overcome? IT systems.

Apr 12, 2024

Bupa APAC looks to fill funding gap for Australian healthcare startups

The UK-headquartered health insurer has set up a A$20m fund in Australia to back young startups in healthcare areas like genomics and wearables.

Apr 1, 2024

Which corporates most actively invest in microbiome startups?

Three companies have led the pack in microbiome startup investments over the past five years. This is who they are and what they invest in.

Mar 26, 2024

Nvidia's venture arm tackles biotech's $1bn drug discovery problem

Sid Siddeek has turned Nvidia's NVentures into one of the world's most active CVCs, and he says drug development is just one area AI will transform.

Mar 22, 2024

LG invests $97m in Vista fund

A few months after LG Tech Ventures lifted its capital to $768m, the parent firm has backed Vista to seek AI, bio and automotive companies.

Mar 21, 2024

Kyocera to launch $40m fund with Global Brain

Kyocera Ventures Innovation Fund I will back developers of technologies including energy, mobility AI, chips and nuclear fusion.

Mar 21, 2024

Rajaram to lead Aflac Global Ventures

Bharat Rajaram will serve as the managing director and head of Aflac Global Ventures.

Mar 11, 2024

Other News

Barth and McCrackan promoted at Yamaha Motor Ventures

Daniel Barth and Ryan McCrackan have been promoted from senior associates to principals at Yamaha Motor Ventures.

Mar 11, 2024

Eso to oversee Medtronic’s CVC operations

Chris Eso, formerly VP of M&A and portfolio manager at Medtronic, will lead the medical device group’s corporate venture capital initiatives.

Mar 4, 2024

Video: Midlands Mindforge seeks VC partners for UK spinout fund  

The fund is raising an initial £150m to finance deep tech startups from eight universities in the UK Midlands.

Feb 15, 2024

Ajinomoto CVC expands to America

The MSG seasoning manufacturer has opened a Silicon Valley CVC office three years after it began startup investment activities in Japan.

Feb 13, 2024

Bupa launches a $13m fund in Australia

Adele Moynihan will lead Bupa Ventures, which will target Asia-Pacific region healthtech and elderly care startups from seed to series A stages.

Feb 13, 2024

Sony and Intel back company making key part for next wave of…

UK smartphone camera component developer Cambridge Mechatronics’ latest round featured strategic investors Sony Ventures and Intel Capital.

Feb 13, 2024

Editor's Picks

Sony and Intel back company making key part for next wave of…

UK smartphone camera component developer Cambridge Mechatronics’ latest round featured strategic investors Sony Ventures and Intel Capital.

Feb 13, 2024

GV names four new general partners

Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Crystal Huang, Frédérique Dame and Issi Rozen have been promoted from partner positions at the early-stage Alphabet fund.

Jun 6, 2023

Wayra Brasil and Vivo Ventures name new investment leads

Wana Schulze and Ivan Yoon will lead CVC investments at Telefónica’s seed and early-stage Brazilian subsidiaries.

May 29, 2023
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