Rising Stars Q&A – Aaron Hoffman, Intact Ventures
Q&A with Aaron Hoffman, senior analyst, Intact Ventures
GoStudent graduates to $244m series C
SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Tencent have taken part in a series C round valuing video tutoring marketplace GoStudent at $1.7bn.
Amplitude raises $163m for debut fund
Limited partners including Alexandria Venture Investments and Royal Bank of Canada backed the healthcare technology-focused firm's first fund.
Singh leaves JetBlue for JLL
As managing partner at JLL Spark, Singh will help manage the property technology investment fund.
Emerging Leaders Q&A – Jeppe Høier, Maersk Growth
Q&A with Jeppe Høier, partner, Maersk Growth
Arnost gets added to Verizon Ventures roster
Tom Arnost had worked on merger and acquisition deals for Verizon before formally joining the corporate’s VC subsidiary last month.
Rising Stars Q&A – Ginger Rothrock, HG Ventures
Q&A with Ginger Rothrock, senior director, HG Ventures
Van Horne advances to JP Morgan
Osei Van Horne, a founding managing director of technology at Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, has joined JP Morgan’s Private Capital unit as managing partner and global head of sustainable growth equity investing.

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EY partners Foundry with Techstars
Techstars will find startups in eight areas, such as tax, legal tech, human resources, compliance and technology.
Defert and D'Aurizio move to HSBC
Centrica's former investment team leaves for bank's climate tech fund launch.
McKee leaves Arista for Third Point
Curtis McKee had joined Arista in October 2019 after six years as part of Intel Capital.
Hain leaves Vattenfall for EWE
At Vattenfall, his venture building initiatives included Proteqnic and Solytic.
Crescent Enterprises to double venture investments
Founded in 2017 with a $150m commitment, Crescent’s corporate venturing unit, CE-Ventures, has already invested more than $136m.
Inagawa 'resigns' from NTT Docomo Ventures
Since 2018, Inagawa, a GCV Powerlist 2020 award winner, has overseen NTT's CVC unit.

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CapitalG appoints three vice-presidents
Nina Gerson, Jamie Rosen and Jeremy Zhu have all stepped up after conducting a number of deals on behalf of Alphabet's growth equity subsidiary.
Samsung shakes up US innovation subsidiaries
Young Sohn is retiring while Luc Julia is leaving as Sean Kae and David Lee step up and into Samsung Catalyst and Samsung Next respectively.
Balance and diversity on show with the rising stars
GCV Rising Stars Awards 2021 editorial by James Mawson, editor in chief, Global Corporate Venturing
GCV Rising Stars Awards 2021: #1 Malin Carlström
The Top 10: #1 Malin Carlström, head of ventures, ABB Electrification
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