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IT sub-sector: Neo4j raises $325m
Neo4j, a US-based provider of graph-centric database and related products, has raised $325m at a more than $2bn valuation in its series F round led by France-based private equity firm Eurazeo.
Vertical Aerospace agrees to go public
The equity market for UK-based private companies is taking off and while the golden triangle between London, Oxford and Cambridge is often seen as the heart of the country’s innovation and deeptech creativity, there are some exciting initiatives happening further west.
Riding the wave of innovation: How to partner effectively with…
The covid-19 vaccine has proven beyond a doubt that biopharmaceutical innovation can be spectacularly rapid and life-changing. What made it possible and how do we replicate its success?
Celebrating 100 years of innovation
Doctors Will Morris and Akhil Saklecha talk with Chris Coburn, the founding executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations and chief innovation officer at Mass General Brigham
Serving one mission
Healthcare Q2 2021 supplement editorial by James Mawson, editor in chief, Global Corporate Venturing
Chinese exit returns mount up
The number of venture deals in China rose 56% in the first quarter from a year earlier, the fourth consecutive quarter of rising activity, as startups pulled in RMB354bn ($55bn) in investment, according to data provider ITjuzi reported by the Financial Times.
Notes from the Bund
Comment by Nick Yusko, chief executive and chief investment officer, 
Morgan Creek Capital Management
Structuring a CVC: invest on market terms
Comment from Patrick Flesner, partner, LeadX Capital Partners, and Stephan Bank, partner, SMP

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Learn from the best
June 2021 issue editorial by James Mawson, editor in chief, Global Corporate Venturing
Apply to join the investor delegation to Cambridge
There is a lot happening in Cambridge, England. The university might have passed its 800th anniversary earlier in this century but the basics of its operating model to bring the smartest people in the world together to solve its hardest challenges remains intact.
The golden age of diagnostics
Tim Haines, managing partner of Abingworth, a biotech venture-capital firm, in the latest Economist said we were in “the golden age of diagnostics”.
Bond issuance sees a record $1.7trn in 2020
Bond issuance by investment-grade-rated American companies jumped to a record $1.7trn in 2020, up from $1.1trn in 2019, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence, a research outfit.
Emerging Leaders Q&A – Arun Chetty & Tianlin Wang, Intel…
Q&A with Intel Capital managing directors Arun Chetty and Tianlin Wang
Sub-sector: care provision and on demand services
The gamification of life continues, just updated for the modern world it seems.

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