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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

Accenture veteran Greenstreet to join NatWest

After 12 years at Accenture across various roles, GCV Emerging Leader Ladi Greenstreet is moving to the retail bank next month.

Sep 19, 2023

Tu named interim CEO at Naspers and Prosus

Following the resignation of former CEO Bob van Dijk, Ervin Tu has been announced as the new chief executive of Prosus and Naspers

Sep 19, 2023

Bossart moves to Amazon Industrial Innovation Fund

Bossart held various positions at former employer ABB including head of innovation and startup collaboration, and lead on its digital acceleration programme.

Sep 15, 2023

Sessa leaves Engie New Ventures

The renewable energy financing expert has left the the company after 11 years.

Sep 12, 2023

Richtsfeld departs Allianz X

The former investment director of the German financial services company's CVC joined the parent in 2013.

Sep 11, 2023

Aelf Ventures launches $50m web3 ecosystem fund

The CVC unit’s main focus includes growth-stage web3 projects, having already backed companies including Crystal Fun and Mythic Protocol.

Sep 8, 2023

Finch leaves Maersk Growth after five years

GCV Rising Star Oliver Finch’s departure from Maersk’s CVC unit follows those of Pter Votkjaer and Shereen El Zarkani in recent months.

Sep 5, 2023


Webinar: Functional Foods - Investors are hungry for more
Oct 11, 2023
GCV Executive Leadership Forum 2023
Oct 12, 2023
New York, NY (USA)
Corporate Venture in Brasil 2023 – International Delegation to Brazil
Oct 23 -
Oct 25, 2023
São Paulo (Brazil)
GCV Asia 2023 - International Delegation to Japan & South Korea
Nov 6 -
Nov 10, 2023
Tokyo (Japan) & Seoul (South Korea)
GCV Connect: Germany 2023
Nov 29, 2023
Munich (Germany)
GCVI Summit 2024
Mar 12 -
Mar 14, 2024
Monterey, CA (USA)
GCV Symposium 2024
Jun 24 -
Jun 26, 2024
London (UK)

News Continued

SPH Ventures founder Chua departs

GCV Powerlist member Boon Ping Chua joined Cento Ventures after more than nine years as CEO of the CVC unit.

Sep 4, 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

Jenke to build CVC for German banking group BVR

Amberra will become the investment arm for the largest banking and insurance groups in Germany, with a mission to invest "beyond banking".

Sep 1, 2023

Where few dare to tread: Genting Ventures wrings value from Southeast Asian…

The Malaysian conglomerate's CVC plans to raise external capital in the future, potentially giving foreign investors access to the Southeast Asian tech ecosystem.

Aug 29, 2023

Jaffrey switches to SRMG Ventures

Salman Jaffrey was previously head of strategy at Wa'ed Ventures, an impact-driven venture capital fund of Aramco.

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

Editor's Picks

Kickstart Ventures: building the Philippines’ startup ecosystem

Backed by one of the largest Philippine conglomerates, Ayala, Globe Telecom’s CVC unit is a leading force in the country’s emerging ecosystem.

Aug 9, 2023

Yasumoto to lead NTT Docomo Ventures

After GCV Powerlist member Yuko Sasahara Watanabe’s move to NTT Docomo’s lifestyle unit, the CVC arm named Jun Yasumoto president and CEO.

Jul 10, 2023

New Zealand dairy company Fonterra targets microbiome investments

Fonterra launched an investment arm last month and its first deal, a $10m funding round US startup Pendulum, targets gut health.

Jun 28, 2023

JLR's InMotion moves Fearn up to principal

Louis Fearn has been promoted to principal at JLR's corporate venture arm after three years as a venture investor.

Jun 26, 2023
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