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  • .@touchdown_vc's partner Masco Ventures is pleased to announce its investment in @happyco, participating in the com… https://t.co/er0h7rUZJw 1 day ago
  • Congrats to @CurbioCEO and the @CurbioHQ team on their latest financing to further digitize and streamline the hom… https://t.co/ML92tQQsRj 1 day ago
  • Touchdown Ventures continues to grow - check out our latest newsletter for all the highlights… https://t.co/CpqP0JkOOE 6 days ago
  • Congrats to our corporate partner @AveryDennison's portfolio company @RoadRunnerWM for closing its $70M Series D ro… https://t.co/sTlVSaZysT 1 week ago
  • We are proud to share our corporate partner @ColorconVC’s latest investment in @Apprentice_io, a company helping ph… https://t.co/BlQtjOh7fe 1 week ago
  • Please vote for @olympus_corp and @touchdown_vc as deal of the year https://t.co/m3OCMGQVEp @INVIVOnow https://t.co/H4KKFCnfB5 2 weeks ago
  • "Software to schedule [hybrid work] will obviously be… critical, once the return to the office gets underway..."… https://t.co/QRxuaDYmdh 2 weeks ago
  • Congrats to @DialpadHQ on its $170M Series F round with Touchdown’s partner T-Mobile contributing to the round via… https://t.co/SZF8O6NaTF 2 weeks ago
  • We are proud to share our corporate partner @Colorcon Ventures’ latest investment in @VeriSIM Life, whose AI-driven… https://t.co/1EWTJ5PQ6g 3 weeks ago
January 6, 2022

What Does A Board Chair Do?

The true role of a chairperson may surprise you

Scott Lenet
December 16, 2021

Bill Carson Joins Touchdown Ventures

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

David Horowitz
December 7, 2021

Built World Investing Trends

2021 Venture capital activity rebounds from the pandemic

Rahul Daryanani
December 1, 2021

Allegion Establishes $100M Corporate Venture Capital Fund II

What’s the news

Jack Taylor
November 30, 2021

Trends in Legaltech Investing

Remote work and exit activity have driven investor conviction

November 22, 2021

How Should Corporations Get Paid For Helping Startups?

If performance equity is in play, how should it be valued?

Scott Lenet
November 12, 2021

Olympus Launches Corporate VC Fund to Fuel MedTech Innovation

What’s the news

Deborah Zajac
November 11, 2021

Mel Gaceta Joins Touchdown Ventures

Corporate venture capital veteran with 20+ years experience will be based in Chicago as a venture partner

Scott Lenet
November 11, 2021

Trends in Gaming Investing

Venture capitalists invested $4.7 billion in gaming startups during the first year of the pandemic

Laure Fischer
October 31, 2021

Your Interviews Are Boring

Make the hiring process entertaining for candidates… and effective for your team

Scott Lenet

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