Peter Berg, who helped set up Visa Ventures during his stint at the corporate, is Very Good Security's new vice-president of business development and strategy.
Christoph Lymbersky, a partner at corporate venturing unit M2P Venture & Capital Partners, has co-founded investment bank Global Ventures.
Jens Schulte, who oversaw corporate venturing at PostFinance, has been promoted to head of M&A for its parent company, Swiss Post.
Christopher Bartlett, formerly managing director at Morgan Stanley, has become head of Verizon’s corporate venturing arm.
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Kaloyan Andonov of GCV spoke to Geert van de Wouw, vice-president at Shell Ventures, the venturing subsidiary of Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major Shell about the future of energy and how the rebranded venturing arm under his command tackles it.
Tom Whitehouse, contributing editor, spoke to Jin Hu, BP Ventures’ Shanghai-based China lead, about how she is re-adapting to her country of birth after 16 years in the UK. Hu also set out the strategic rationale behind BP’s $10m backing of Nio Capital and pledged to demonstrate value to venture investors in China.
Tom Whitehouse, contributing editor, interviewed Barbara Burger about Chevron Technology Ventures’ new Future Energy Fund and GCV’s Venture Houston conference next month, which she is co-chairing and Chevron is co-sponsoring.