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  • 📣 Touchdown is proud to be working with @INXIntlUSA on its new $50 million corporate venture capital fund… https://t.co/8sGbHYk1n1 2 weeks ago
  • 👏 Congratulations to @theminthouse, a portfolio company of our partner @allegionVC, on its $35 million series B rou… https://t.co/miY0XJmXib 3 weeks ago
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  • .@touchdown_vc’s corporate partner, @TMobile, is making moves to support innovation built on 5G. Check out the 5G F… https://t.co/wyXql2Ob1q 2 months ago
  • 🏡 Our corporate partner Masco Ventures has announced its newest investment: @Roofstock, a marketplace for buying &… https://t.co/l9aKdhpjM1 2 months ago
  • Congratulations to our corporate partner @BentleySystems on its investment in @evrcm, a provider of cameras and a c… https://t.co/CFkoj9m0EB 3 months ago
  • We are proud to share our corporate partner @BentleySystems' investment in Niricson, a comprehensive solution for e… https://t.co/4q4A5z6vqC 3 months ago


June 11, 2020

Black Lives Matter

Racial Equality & Human Rights

Scott Lenet
May 25, 2020

Healthcare Pandemic Roundup

Curated healthcare news for early September 2020

Deborah Zajac
April 22, 2020

Facing the Dust Storm

Options for startups to manage through economic crisis

Jack Taylor
April 14, 2020

How To Manage Innovation During A Recession

Defend your existing responsibilities, then prepare to go on offense to acquire new assets

Scott Lenet
April 5, 2020

Five Case Studies For Commercial Transactions Between Startups & Corporations

In a recession, corporations can be even more valuable to startups

Scott Lenet
March 1, 2020

Dashboards for Dummies

A Step-By-Step Guide To Help Make Board Meetings More Effective For Venture-Backed Companies

Scott Lenet
February 18, 2020

Why Corporations Are Turning to Venture Capital to Drive Innovation

Corporate Venture Capital is growing rapidly.

David Horowitz
February 12, 2020

How To Organize Corporations To Be More Innovative

An interview with Geoffrey Moore, the “Zone to Win” & “Crossing the Chasm” author

Scott Lenet
February 9, 2020

Why Geography Matters in Venture Capital

Four considerations for local versus global investing: 1) sector, 2) stage, 3) monitoring & managing, and 4) community relations

Dean Drizin, MD, MBA
January 20, 2020

Why We Crowdsource Our Company Values

How Touchdown’s founding team decided to consult the entire firm on our core values

Scott Lenet

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