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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
October 14, 2021

Reputation Matters More Than You Think In Corporate Innovation

A cautionary tale for corporate investors

Scott Lenet
September 19, 2021

Trends in FoodTech Investing

Venture capitalists invested more than $18 billion in food technology startups during the 2020 pandemic year

David Feldman
September 15, 2021

Who Should Serve On Your Corporation’s Investment Committee?

Five qualifications to keep your organization from making dysfunctional decisions

Scott Lenet
September 12, 2021

Trends in Pharma Tech Investing

Venture capitalists invested over $7 billion in pharmaceutical technology startups as part of a record year in 2020

Kathy Quigley
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

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