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Next47 hires Cheng for partner role

Vivian Cheng, formerly principal at venture firms CRV and Javelin Venture Partners, has joined the German industrial group’s CVC arm.


Apr 18, 2024

Turk promoted at Allison Ventures

Jordan Turk, a nine-year veteran at the vehicle propulsion system producer, ascended to innovation and technology strategist.

Apr 18, 2024

Chevron gets $500m for third Future Energy Fund

The US petroleum supplier will continue to target areas such as decarbonisation, energy storage and carbon capture.

Apr 17, 2024

Defence tech startups should avoid these 5 pitfalls

From hiring foreign attaches to developing technologies for the commercial market, here are tips that defence tech companies should keep in mind when selling to the government.

Apr 17, 2024

Video: ‘Corporates know the future of business is in Africa’

Venture capital fund and platform Founders Factory Africa is growing its portfolio and seeks corporate investors to fund African startups.

Apr 16, 2024

Bain-backed VC focuses on AI for first investments

Bain alumni-founded Vendelux, Common Sense Privacy, Duckbill, Hived and Qube received funding from the management consultancy-backed fund.

Apr 16, 2024

The future of the pharmaceuticals supply chain is autonomous

The future of the pharmaceutical supply chain lies in the ability to predict, prescribe, and automate, says Joe Volpe, managing director of MSD Global Health Innovation Fund.

Apr 15, 2024

Healthcare needs to streamline before it can cope with AI

While generative AI is the word on every investor's lips, hospital systems are still far from being able to benefit from this technology. The biggest hurdle to overcome? IT systems.

Apr 12, 2024

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News Continued

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

Drinks maker Beam Suntory launches investment unit

Venture services firm Mach49 has helped the owner of alcohol brands Jim Beam, Maker’s Mark and Yamazaki to launch the CVC initiative.

Apr 11, 2024

Toyota Ventures gets $300m injection

Frontier Fund II and Climate Fund II have each received $150m to further explore technologies like AI and renewable energy for the carmaker.

Apr 11, 2024

Metalab launches $15m CVC unit

Metalab Ventures, backed by the interface design firm and other investors, will seek product-led startups from pre-seed to series A stages.

Apr 11, 2024

Rio Tinto to back seed startups through $9.5m accelerator

The joint programme with Founders Factory will target technologies strategic to the mining industry such as decarbonisation and automation.

Apr 10, 2024

Bose looks to CVC to overcome trillion-dollar 'Big Tech' rivals

Bose Ventures is exploring software investments and M&A as its speaker and earbud manufacturer parent competes with Apple and Amazon.

Apr 10, 2024

Editor's Picks

Corporate AI funds: The list

Wondering which corporate venturers have specialist investment funds for artificial intelligence? Here is the list of traditional funds and new units, offshoots and accelerators.

Feb 27, 2024

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

The Big Deal: Husk targets "half the planet" with its solar systems

Husk Power Systems has just raised $100m from investors including Shell to build 1,500 solar mini-grids in India and Nigeria in the next four to five years.

Oct 27, 2023
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