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February 18, 2024

Corporate Innovation Deep Dives

Quantity leads to quality

Scott Lenet
February 8, 2024

Corporations Launched 83 Venture Capital Funds in 2023

New CVC formation slowed, but not as much as institutional VC

Rachel Gutnick
December 14, 2023

There Are Two Types of M&A

Corporate executives should consider the benefits of each transaction type when assessing potential acquisitions

Scott Lenet
November 9, 2023

33% of Fortune 500 Corporations Actively Invest in Startups

At least 75% of the largest U.S. corporations have made a venture capital investment

November 2, 2023

Driving High Performance Corporate Venture Investment Committees

IC representatives should demonstrate trust in their investment teams to deliver impact against the CVC charter

September 27, 2023

T-Mobile Announces Fund II

Corporate venture capital arm to fuel the next generation of connected products and services

Laure Fischer
September 7, 2023

Touchdown Ventures College Cohort 2

Applications are open now through October 31st

August 10, 2023

What it’s Like to Work as a Senior Associate at Touchdown Ventures

Q&A with Mike Devlin on the Senior Associate Role

July 27, 2023

“Placing Bets”

Understand if your startup opportunity is a calculated investment or a risky gamble

Scott Lenet

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