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Venture Capital

IBM Ventures alum Magid sets up VC firm

Deborah Magid, who spent more than 20 years at IBM and its CVC unit, has launched an AI-focused VC firm called DoubleStar Venture Partners.

Jul 11, 2024

Lego Ventures veteran Fuhrmann-Breitholtz launches investment firm

Isa Fuhrmann-Breitholtz, formerly head of Silicon Valley Hub at toy producer Lego’s CVC unit, launched South Bay to back real estate startups.

Jul 3, 2024

Fraud, debt and licensing: five reasons CVC-backed healthcare startups went bust

Alongside fintech and consumer startups, this sector has seen the most startups go into administration since 2022. These are some of the reasons why.

Jul 3, 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

Ex-American Family Ventures MD Johnson joins Cohen Circle

After six years at the CVC unit, Katelyn Johnson will be managing director at the investment firm where she will focus on fintech deals.

Jul 1, 2024

Deutsche Telekom-backed DTCP raises $450m for two funds

Deutsche Telekom’s VC spinout’s third growth fund closed at $330m while DTCP and Porsche-backed Incharge Capital reached a $120m first close.

Jun 27, 2024

Telstra Ventures rebrands to Titanium Ventures

The Australian telecom firm’s VC affiliate changed its name to reflect its independent identity since spinning out in 2018.

Jun 26, 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

Other News

New $500m fund to back Alphabet X spinouts

Alphabet alumnus Gideon Yu is reportedly raising $500m to back companies spun out of incubator X Development like 280 Earth, Waymo and Google Glass.

Jun 11, 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

Sinclair and TelevisaUnivision earmark $50m for media fund

The mass media firms committed to Mercurius Media Capital’s new media-for-equity initiative, which is aiming to double its size by next year.

May 10, 2024

Rodrigues joins BP Ventures as Europe MD

Kevin Rodrigues will take over the Europe-related duties from fellow managing director Sophia Nadur, who will focus on the global south.

Apr 30, 2024

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals forms $500m venture capital fund

Regeneron Ventures will invest in biopharmaceutical and healthcare technology startups.

Apr 15, 2024

Carbon capture deals dominated energy investing in Q1 

Clean energy in general and carbon capture projects in particular were the key focus for energy sector investors in the first quarter of this year.

Apr 11, 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

Spike in AI deals and exits for corporate investors

Corporate investors have been part of $3bn worth of AI deals so far this year, with June particularly strong. There has also been a uptick in exits.

Jul 13, 2023

Corporate investors go for squad goals

From joint startup prize competitions to joint investment funds, corporates are increasingly joining forces to source innovation.

Jul 6, 2023
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