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January 6, 2022

What Does A Board Chair Do?

The true role of a chairperson may surprise you

December 16, 2021

Bill Carson Joins Touchdown Ventures

Venture capitalist with 25+ years of experience will be based in Philadelphia as a venture advisor

December 7, 2021

Built World Investing Trends

2021 Venture capital activity rebounds from the pandemic

August 6, 2021

CVC Stock Price Analysis 2021

Our 4th update on corporate venture capital programs’ potential impact on public stock price performance

Selina Troesch
July 6, 2021

“You’re Changing The Deal”

Is there a creed in venture capital?

Scott Lenet
May 19, 2021

2020 Trends in Agriculture Investing

Venture capitalists invested more than $6 billion in agriculture technology startups as part of an overall record year

Selina Troesch Munster
May 11, 2021

Should You Lead or Follow?

What’s required to “lead” a venture capital deal

Scott Lenet
April 13, 2021

Touchdown 2021 Promotions

Celebrating our team’s people & culture

Jane Simons
April 6, 2021

How To Be a Board Observer

A guide for serving on startup boards

Scott Lenet
March 10, 2021

Why Corporations Should Invest in Startups & Not Just Buy Them

Sometimes an investment makes more sense than M&A

Scott Lenet

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