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US hospital system participates in $30m healthtech fund

Nationwide Children's Hospital and seed-stage venture studio Rev1 are partnering to invest in a dozen healthtech startups over five years.

Sep 27, 2023

T-Mobile targets AI with second CVC fund

Nearly three years after launching, T-Mobile Ventures has announced a second fund that will expand its 5G focus into artificial intelligence.

Sep 27, 2023

The Big Deal: Instacart leads a new wave of IPOs

The corporate-backed shopping service floated in a $660m offering this week, alongside Klaviyo, RayzeBio and Neumora, but investors may have to pay a price for their IPO exits.

Sep 22, 2023

Ex-CVCs launch GFT Ventures with $140m

Nvidia GPU Ventures founder Jeff Herbst gives us the lowdown on the frontier tech fund he has put together with former Samsung Ventures MD Jay Eum.

Sep 21, 2023

LG’s investment arm eyes “once in a century” energy transition

The Korean technology conglomerate's investment arm is backing new technologies from solid state batteries to industrial AI in order to prepare.

Sep 21, 2023

C$50m agricultural biotech fund Nàdarra Ventures launches

Farm Credit Canada and Natural Products Canada have supplied the first C$20m for the fund, which will invest solely in Canada.

Sep 20, 2023

Wildfire insurtech startup secures corporate funding

An increasing number of startups are receiving investment for developing technologies that mitigate the growing risk of wildfires due to the climate crisis.

Sep 14, 2023

'Our founders wanted deeper relationships with Microsoft'

Michelle Gonzalez, the global head of Microsoft's venture unit, talks about why she chose to change its investment approach.

Sep 13, 2023

Other News

CVC Unplugged: Why Microsoft changed how it invests in startups

Michelle Gonzalez, global head of Microsoft's M12 investment unit, joins the podcast to talk about how she transformed the CVC's startup investments so that they more closely align with the parent company's business.

Sep 11, 2023

The 30 standout women in CVC on the US East Coast

Our mission to identify the outstanding women working in corporate investment continues with this list focused on the US East Coast.

Sep 1, 2023

The Big Deal: Genesis gets $200m for its gen AI drug development

This is the latest in a series of healthcare AI businesses that Nvidia has backed, as generative AI adds a new dimension to drug discovery.

Aug 25, 2023

Lambert leaves National Grid Partners

Lisa Lambert, founding president of National Grid's open innovation and CVC arm since 2018 and a multiple GCV Powerlist entrant, has exited from the company.

Aug 18, 2023

The Big Deal: Carbon capture's first billion-dollar acquisition

Occidental's $1.1bn purchase of portfolio company Carbon Engineering is a landmark moment for CCS startups, but who could be next on the M&A slate?

Aug 18, 2023

Kraken Ventures targets $100m for second fund

The crypto and fintech investment firm, an affiliate of crypto exchange Kraken, is raising capital for a second fund that will back companies through to IPO.

Aug 17, 2023

Editor's Picks

From AR to biochar – the thinking behind Stellantis' startup investments

Adam Bazih, head of Stellantis Ventures, says we're heading for a golden age of mobility tech as sustainable vehicles become affordable.

Jul 26, 2023

The Atlanta Hawks have a VC fund — but it isn't targeting…

David Garcia, head of National Basketball Association team the Atlanta Hawks' venture fund, is targeting consumer experience ventures rather than sports technology.

Jul 21, 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

Six ways to increase university spinout success

Spinout creation rates vary wildly at universities and intelligent capital and corporate partners have a big role in changing the numbers.

Jul 14, 2023
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