Analysis

Sub-sector: oil and gas
State of the market
Transport drives forward on a rough road
Sector report: Transport
Business model shifts in electric vehicles to focus on batteries
It is expensive to build cars, especially electric ones with few signs they can be profitable outside selling carbon offset credits to polluters.
Letter from the Global Energy Council chairwoman
Forward by Lisa Lambert, chief technology and innovation officer, National Grid, founder and president, National Grid Partners
Corporate venturing’s recovery from the pandemic shock
Annual report: 2020
China chases corporate venturing
Innovative region: China
GUV’s top 10 of 2020
Sister publication Global University Venturing’s top 10 most-read features of 2020.
Telus launches social and environmental fund
Canada-based telecommunications company Telus launched a C$100m ($76.5m) impact investment fund in late November called Telus Pollinator Fund for Good.

News Continued

Sector report: Transport
If the sector can weather the economic storm, it has huge potential.
The big trends of 2021 in corporate venturing
In October and November, Global Corporate Venturing asked ‘What will be the biggest investment opportunities in 2021?’ The response was so overwhelming, we have given about half the answers below.
Analysis: Interesting start for payment tech
Last week GCV reported several interesting transactions in payment tech, which suggest a rather dynamic start of the year for this space, which has seen backing of many corporate venture investors and registered significant growth over the past decade.
Analysis: Udaan increases series D
Business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce marketplace Udaan extended its series D round with a $280m tranche, featuring Tencent. The company is one of the comparatively few B2B e-commerce deals we have reported, despite the relative size and importance of the B2B in it.
Editorial: Venture's 'cauldron of change'
This is a draft of a speech I'll be making at the www.GCVDigitalForum.com on 27 January - feedback much appreciated in comments or email jmawson@mawsonia.com 
2021 in Corporate Venturing: A Preview
Micromobility, AI-equipped drug discovery, home fitness and cloud kitchens are among the sectors that look promising in 2021.

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Editorial: Venture's 'cauldron of change'
This is a draft of a speech I'll be making at the www.GCVDigitalForum.com on 27 January - feedback much appreciated in comments or email jmawson@mawsonia.com 
2021 in Corporate Venturing: A Preview
Micromobility, AI-equipped drug discovery, home fitness and cloud kitchens are among the sectors that look promising in 2021.
CVC in 2020: The Trends, Part Two
In the second half of out 2020 roundup we look at growth areas including digital health and health insurance, online education platforms and financial technology.
CVC in 2020: The Trends, Part One
The IPO boom was helped by the emergence of Shanghai's Star market and the trend for reverse mergers, while corporate venturers were increasingly looking outwards.
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