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Intel Capital - the power of people
Venture capital is commonly referred to as a people business. Intel Capital, the corporate venturing unit of technology company Intel, has adopted that approach more than most by accessing a diaspora of former employees to help syndicate deals, and thousands of entrepreneurial executives it has backed over nearly 30 years.
Rothenberg runs from Eventbrite to Defy
Brian Rothenberg has departed from ticketing platform developer Eventbrite where he oversaw the growth team for six years, to take up a partner position at Defy Partners.
Interview: The time is right – Jussi Lystimäki
Jussi Lystimäki, vice-president of Schibsted, discusses their new CVC with Liwen-Edison Fu, reporter
Interview: Darcy Frisch, Hearst Ventures
Hearst Ventures’ Darcy Frisch spoke to reporter Robin Brinkworth about competition, diversification and AI.
Cowan cues up Venadar CEO role
Keith Cowan, previously president of Sprint, has taken the place of Mark Kaiser as chief executive at corporate venturing services provider Venadar, where he was already chairman.
Schulte shows off Innoport unit
Schulte Group has initiated corporate venturing activities through a new unit, Innoport, which will invest in startups developing technologies to transform the maritime transport industry.
Kevrekian seizes CVS Health promotion
Gregor Kevrekian, previously senior director of CVS Health’s corporate development and venture investing business, has ascended to executive director.
Gree Ventures greets $137m third fund
Gree's corporate venture capital unit has reached the first close of its Strive III fund which is targeting a final close in excess of $130m by the end of this year.

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Healthineers prompts Siemens' Pompl to new role
René Pompl, formerly principal at Siemens’ Next47, has joined the corporate’s medical-focused Healthineers division as manager of venture technology.
Universal Display lights up venture arm
Josh Epstein has come over from investment bank Stifel to head up the OLED display and lighting technology producer's newly launched UDC Ventures vehicle.
Parikh parks herself at Wells Fargo
Mansi Parikh has left her director of global business and corporate development position at Verifone after nearly five years to manage strategic venture investments for Wells Fargo.
Hain hurries to Vattenfall
Alexander Hain has departed from Wincubator after nearly three years to take up a senior venture development manager position at Vattenfall’s open innovation unit, Greenfield.
Intel managing director Larson to retire
Intel Capital vice-president and managing director Keith Larson has announced his retirement, ending a career at the unit that spanned more than 22 years.
Course reaches Shell Ventures
One of GCV's 2019 Rising Stars, Andrea Course, has left her venture principal position at Schlumberger to take on the same role at Shell Ventures.

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Pfizer’s Jones to retire
Elaine Jones, vice-president at pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s corporate venture capital unit, has shared highlights of her career with GCV ahead of her departure in April.
Lifetime award: Barbara Dalton, Pfizer
After a quarter of a century of healthcare investing, Barbara Dalton, senior managing partner of Pfizer Ventures, has won the Global Corporate Venturing Lifetime Achievement Award 2019.
Corporate Venturing: A Survival Guide
A lean, practical guide to developing high-performance Corporate Venturing (CV) programs.  A compilation of ‘straight-talk’ rules around what matters most, why & when, with profiles of leading CV programs that demonstrate real impact and staying power.
GCV Rising Stars Awards 2019: #1 Russell Dreisenstock
The Top 25: #1 Russell Dreisenstock, Naspers Ventures
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