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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

Three companies co-launch Brazilian CVC fund manager

The Bakery will help clients build CVC strategies while Staged Ventures will manage the funds and Pipe Ventures will provide deal flow.

Jun 12, 2024

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

Black joins HG Ventures and Heritage Group Accelerator

The construction materials producer appointed Mitch Black as an entrepreneur in residence for its CVC and accelerator units.

Jun 11, 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

These corporate accelerators are recruiting startups now

AI, fintech, sustainability and other startups wanting to work with corporations should consider these accelerator programmes run by ABB Robotics, IAG, TSB, AG and Cemex.

Jun 10, 2024

Japan's Yamato launches second startup fund

Kuroneko Innovation Fund 2 has $51.5m in capital to continue to invest in strategic areas like cleantech, spacetech, fintech, robotics and AI.

Jun 7, 2024

Other News

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

JA Green targets $100m for CVC fund

The lobbying firm’s Anzu-Green Critical Technologies Fund will back defence technology startups and help them work with the US government.

Jun 4, 2024

Toyoda leaves Japanese chemical maker JSR's innovation arm

Nobuyuki Toyoda has announced his departure from JSR's New Business Creation Department due to health issues.

May 31, 2024

8 bioengineering startups to watch — updated

Using microorganisms to manufacture everything from speciality chemicals to leather is becoming more of a viable business.

May 29, 2024

Kim takes over Samsung Ventures America

After leading Ericsson Ventures for a decade, Albert Kim joins Samsung as executive vice president and head of Americas CVC.

May 20, 2024

Holway joins RTX Ventures

Shalei Holway, formerly senior adviser at the US government's Small Business Investment Company, has reportedly become head of portfolio development at RTX’s CVC arm.

Apr 23, 2024

Editor's Picks

Accenture Ventures leans into trillion-dollar spacetech opportunity

Tom Lounibos, managing director of Accenture Ventures, the consulting firm's corporate venture capital unit, has made several investments in space technology startups.

Oct 9, 2023

The Big Deal: Meatable readies its lab-grown meat for market

The alternative meat sector is struggling but DSM Venturing believes there is a future for lab grown meat as regulatory hurdles are overcome.

Aug 15, 2023

Coke launches $137.7m sustainability fund

The beverage giant and eight of its bottlers are pitching in to invest in sustainability across their ecosystem.

Jul 14, 2023

TDK Ventures opens London office

With a new fund to deploy, TDK Ventures is establishing a European presence with the launch of a London office.

Jun 19, 2023
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