'Risky Business' Blog

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.

The Importance of Benchmarking

How best practices can help prevent the cancellation of your innovation program

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Touching Base With Touchdown

In an interview with our CEO, David Horowitz, Global Corporate Venturing recognizes that Touchdown has established and managed the most corporate venture units to date.

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Pindrop raises $90M to bring its voice-fraud prevention to IoT devices and Europe

Allegion Ventures invests in voice security technology company Pindrop

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Job Opportunities at Touchdown

Touchdown is hiring Associates in San Francisco and Philadelphia

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The Building Blocks of Corporate Innovation

A framework for understanding how venture capital fits with other corporate innovation approaches

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Measuring Success in Corporate Venture Capital

Measuring strategic return is challenging — there are very few frameworks to help corporate venture capitalists articulate strategic goals and measure them.

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