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Analysis: Biontech gets a $325m series B round
Cancer treatment company Biontech raised $325m round backed by Fidelity. The company forms part of the hopeful oncology and cancer treatment subsector of life sciences which has seen much growth and in corporate backing in recent years.
More deals and fewer dollars in the second quarter
Analysis: Q2 2019
PitchBook seeks the golden mean of corporate venturing
The latest note by data provider PitchBook found that, in the context of growth in corporate venture capital, the most active CVC arms it examines have shown a strong historical performance and corporate-backed portfolio companies have reaped benefits in the form of higher exit chances and lower bankruptcy rates
Switzerland’s land of opportunity
Innovative region: Switzerland
The future for $100m rounds and the innovation economy
It has been a remarkable decade for innovation capital. More than $1 trillion of venture capital had been invested by the end of last year, according to data provider Pitchbook, driven by corporations engaging in more than half that total, according to GCV Analytics.
IT sector continues to nurture innovation
Sector Analysis: Information Technology
Slowdown in June
Monthly analysis: June 2019
Analysis: Carbon prints out another funding round
3D printing developer Carbon raised a new round reaching $260m and featuring corporate backers from different sectors.

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Analysis: Corporates take a multi-billion ride with Grab
Grab has so far raised $4.8bn series H round, after Invesco chipped in $300m in addition to the funding provided by corporate investors like SoftBank Vision Fund, Microsoft, Toyota, Ping An and others since June last year.
Analysis: Zhenkunhang procures $160m in series D funding
Industrial e-commerce platform Zhenkunhang raised a $160m corporate-backed series D round, which forms part of the emerging e-commerce space
Health sector continues to grow
Sector analysis: Healthcare
Focus: Fintech disruption
GCV editor-in-chief James Mawson closed the second day of the symposium by moderating a discussion on the impact financial technology developers are having on incumbent banks.
Focus: Blockchain benefits
Blockchain technology is an opportunity to change the way we see illiquid assets of ownership including venture capital, with implications for all stakeholders, according to a discussion moderated by GCV editor-in-chief James Mawson.
The Global Corporate Venturing Symposium 2019
Review of the GCV Symposium 2019 by Callum Cyrus and Jack Hammond, reporters

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GCV Powerlist 2019: #1 Jeffrey Li
The top 25: Jeffrey Li, Tencent Investment
GCV Powerlist Awards 2019 Contents
Global Corporate Venturing's top 100 Powerlist 2019
GCV Powerlist 2019: #2 Rajeev Misra and Marcelo Claure
The top 25: Rajeev Misra and Marcelo Claure, Softbank
GCV Powerlist 2019: #3 Larry Illg
The top 25: Larry Illg, Naspers Ventures
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