Our Risky Business blog delivers original thoughts, research, and insight on corporate venture capital, corporate strategy, along with overall perspectives on venture capital and entrepreneurship.

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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
January 8, 2020

Foresight is 2020

Venture capital predictions for the coming decade

Scott Lenet
November 15, 2019

Diversity is an Innovation Strategy

An interview with Christie Pitts of Backstage Capital

Scott Lenet
October 21, 2019

Should You Keep Your Corporate VC Fund in Stealth Mode?

Even if you do, you still need a communications strategy

Scott Lenet
October 10, 2019

Venture Capital Desperately Needs More Poetry

An ode to Global Corporate Venturing’s New York Synergize conference in Shakespearean iambic pentameter

Scott Lenet
October 7, 2019

CVC is Here to Stay

Why corporate investors won’t wash away with the tide during the next economic downturn

Scott Lenet
September 23, 2019

Why VC Firms Are Registering as Investment Advisers

What do venture capital firms Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Foundry Group, and our firm Touchdown Ventures all have in common? All…

September 18, 2019

The Corporate Capital Correlation in 2019

Year 3 update on corporate venture capital programs’ potential impact on public stock price performance

September 10, 2019

Corporate Innovation Blind Spots

Watch out for what’s right behind you

Jack Taylor

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