'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.

Venture Capital Job Opportunities at Touchdown

Touchdown Ventures is currently hiring an Associate (Pre-MBA) and Analyst (entry level) in our Philadelphia area office

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Forecasting the Next Big Disruption Through Venture Capital

Touchdown President Scott Lenet is interviewed for views on corporate venture capital by Financial Times reporter Melissa Anderson.

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Many Happy Returns

Corporate venture capitalists can "score" in a variety of ways.

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Research: Corporate VC Programs May Boost Share Price

Over about a decade, the median U.S. corporation with an active VC unit grew its share price approximately 30% faster than the market...

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Lessons on Venture Capital From Groucho Marx

What Groucho Marx can teach us about venture capital

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The Devil We Know: An Open Letter to Fred Wilson Defending The Merits of Corporate VC

CVC is not a joke, and it’s here to stay. Learn why corporate VC is growing and is good and not bad for the VC ecosystem...

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