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.
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.
Jussi Lystimäki, vice-president of Schibsted, discusses their new CVC with Liwen-Edison Fu, reporter
Hearst Ventures’ Darcy Frisch spoke to reporter Robin Brinkworth about competition, diversification and AI.
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 Group has initiated corporate venturing activities through a new unit, Innoport, which will invest in startups developing technologies to transform the maritime transport industry.
Gregor Kevrekian, previously senior director of CVS Health’s corporate development and venture investing business, has ascended to executive director.
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.