Original Thoughts from the Team at Touchdown Ventures

Our Risky Business blog delivers original thoughts, research, and insight on corporate venture capital, corporate strategy, along with overall perspectives on venture capital and entrepreneurship. We focus on frameworks for understanding innovation trends, together with practical advice for implementing professionally run corporate venture capital programs.

High Hopes

Stock Price Performance in the 1st Year of a Corporate Venture Capital Program

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Scouting the Competition

How to understand & describe competitors, substitutes, and the ecosystem players that might mess with your plans

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Corporate Innovation Blind Spots

Watch out for what’s right behind you

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4 Frameworks for Corporate Innovation

Blending academic models with practical experience

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Clean Sheets

A quick rule of thumb to help keep your bridge financing from hurting your next equity round

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Want to Break Into VC? Try CVC!

Why corporate venture capital offers an accessible career path

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