Routhier finds route to Stanley Ventures…

GCV’s top Emerging Leader in 2021, Dina Routhier, has ascended to lead the tool manufacturer’s corporate venturing efforts.

Sood sorts out Bertelsmann promotion

Rohit Sood has been made a partner for the media conglomerate’s India-based corporate venture capital unit after nine years as a principal.

Focus on large acquisitions

A lot of focus in large acquisitions is on the price paid, the entrepreneurs’ stories and returns to the investors and their added-value support to the portfolio companies.


GCV Digital Forum - January 2021
27th January 2021
GCVI Summit 2021
29th September 2021
Huohua Siwei hikes series E funding to $400m
The online education provider has secured $150m in series E3 funding from investors including Tencent at a $1.5bn post-money valuation.
Uisee drives itself to $154m
The Chinese government’s National Manufacturing Transformation and Upgrade Fund took part in a $154m round for the Robert Bosch-backed driverless car technology producer.
Lacera places $100m at Lilly Asia Ventures
The firm's LAV Fund VI and LAV Fund VI Opportunities funds have been supplied by $100m from Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association.
Loon comes back down to earth
Google X's balloon internet spinoff is shutting down despite raising $125m from corporate joint venture HapsMobile in 2019.
Fireside Ventures finalises $118m second fund
Pidilite Industries and L’Oréal helped the consumer-focused venture firm hit a $118m final close for its second fund, surpassing its $100m target in the process.
VSPN champions $60m round
Nan Fung Group has backed the esports tournament operator’s series B-plus round, which will go toward product development and global expansion.
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