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Powerlist Q&A – Sergio Escobar, BCF Ventures

Q&A with Sergio Escobar, CEO and managing director, BCF Ventures


Dec 2, 2021

Kompas points towards $160m investment vehicle

VKR Holdings is a cornerstone investor of the venture partnership’s Fund 1, which will back early-stage companies developing technologies designed to alleviate climate change.

Nov 24, 2021

SBIA scores four managing partners

Sumer Juneja, Lydia Jett, Vikas Parekh and Dennis Chang have all ascended at SoftBank Investment Advisers, which runs the corporate's Vision Funds.

Nov 23, 2021

Pace accelerates with $40m

Marubeni Ventures and UOB Venture Management both contributed to a series A round for the online buy now, play later service.

Nov 23, 2021

Housenbold falls for Leaf Home

The house renovator has hired GCV Rising Star Jeffrey Housenbold, formerly a founding managing partner at SBIA where he helped oversee the SoftBank Vision Funds.

Nov 23, 2021

Kabir moves to AV8

Amir Kabir has departed from Munich Re Ventures to lead financial and insurance technology investments at the Allianz-backed AV8 Ventures.

Nov 19, 2021

Powerlist Q&A – Anand Kamannavar, Applied Ventures

Q&A with Anand Kamannavar, global head, Applied Ventures

Nov 18, 2021

General Catalyst nets SoftBank's Nishar

Deep Nishar has departed from his SBIA senior managing partner role to help develop enterprise software, biotech and life sciences pipelines at the venture firm.

Nov 12, 2021

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Punwani joins Abingworth as partner

The venture firm has hired Jayson Punwani a year after he left his partner position at corporate venturing unit Takeda Ventures.

Nov 12, 2021

Gonzalez leaves Google's Area 120 to run M12

Microsoft had been looking for a head of its M12 corporate venturing unit following the departure of its founder, Nagraj Kashyap.

Nov 4, 2021

Fox starts $100m NFT fund

Scott Greenberg, co-founder and CEO of Bento Box Entertainment, a unit of Fox, will serve as CEO of Blockchain Creative Labs.

Nov 4, 2021

Cross River starts Digital Ventures unit

Hillel Olivestone, Cross River’s head of corporate development, will run unit.

Nov 4, 2021

Giri goes to Splunk

Rohit Giri left a director of corporate development role at BigCommerce to take up a similar position at Splunk, where he will help run its Splunk Ventures unit.

Nov 3, 2021

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SBIA scores four managing partners

Sumer Juneja, Lydia Jett, Vikas Parekh and Dennis Chang have all ascended at SoftBank Investment Advisers, which runs the corporate's Vision Funds.

Nov 23, 2021

Osborn leaves Telus to rejoin RecapHealth

Rich Osborn was a GCV Powerlist 2021 award winner as head of Canada-listed telecommunications firm Telus’ corporate venturing unit.

Aug 8, 2021

Salesforce promotes its impact investment team

Claudine Emeott has been moved up to partner at Salesforce Ventures Impact Funds while Adrianna Alterman has been made a director.

Aug 8, 2021

Herbst leaves Nvidia to set up GFT Ventures

Jeff Herbst has departed from his role heading Nvidia GPU Ventures to join Samsung Ventures alumnus Jay Eum at the recently formed GFT Ventures.

Jul 28, 2021
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