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CVC in the Time of Coronavirus: Girish Nadkarni, Total Carbon…
Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures' international outlook has eased the switch to remote working somewhat, and opportunities are available for careful investors.
Middaugh to maintain $1bn Microsoft carbon fund
Brandon Middaugh has been promoted from Microsoft's cloud energy and sustainability team to direct the Climate Innovation Fund it disclosed in January.
M12 adds Mitra to team
Microsoft's corporate venturing arm has hired Priyanka Mitra, who had previously logged time in CVC at Kaiser Permanente.
Moore Love welcome at Entergy
Mayo Clinic alumnus Timmeko Moore Love has co-founded nascent corporate venture capital unit Entergy Strategic Ventures as managing director.
Rehman rises to managing partner at Vision Fund
Faisal Rehman, previously a partner who managed SoftBank Vision Fund’s Middle East investments, has ascended to managing partner following the departures of several key executives.
GM Ventures' Lauckner to retire
GCV Powerlist mainstay Jon Lauckner has announced his imminent retirement from General Motors after leading the firm's GM Ventures unit for a decade.
Vingroup Ventures vanishes from the spotlight
The conglomerate's corporate venturing subsidiary, set up over a year ago with a $100m investment target, has closed, apparently without striking a deal.
Israel’s innovation ecosystem hosts event
The third annual Global Corporate Venturing Israel conference took place in Tel Aviv on February 11 in partnership with local corporate innovation advisory firm Axis Innovation.

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Chowdhury joins Cambridge Enterprise
Cambridge Enterprise has named Ajay Chowdhury, managing director of BCG Digital Ventures, chairman of the board.
Fitzpatrick fits in new L&G Capital role
Jasan Fitzpatrick, previously general counsel at L&G’s investment unit, has been appointed managing director of principal investment to focus on build-to-rent and affordable housing segments.
Huumo joins Helen Ventures from Fortum
Oil provider Helen has hired Fortum alunmus Mikko Huumo to set up a $55m coprorate venturing fund that will focus on transition in the energy industry.
Swaminathan swims to Khosla Ventures
The venture fund has appointed GCV Powerlist member Rajesh Swaminathan, who had led Amat’s corporate venturing unit for nearly two years, as a venture partner.
Rau leaves PayU for Pine Labs work
Amrish Rau, who headed investments for PayU, has taken on the CEO role at corporate-backed merchant services provider Pine Labs.
Kimbel hits Silicon Road after WeWork
Silicon Road Ventures has hired Ross Kimbel, who had previously ran WeWork Labs for five months, as managing director.

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