Elliott Robinson, who was one of GCV’s 2019 Rising Stars, has resigned from his partner role at M12 to assume a growth equity investor position at Bessemer Venture Partners.
SEB has formed a venture capital vehicle, Fairpoint Capital, to invest in B2B-focused startups out of a $97m fund with ex-SEB Venture Capital president Frederick Johansson as its head.
Joshua Berg has departed GM Ventures, where he had been an investment manager, to pursue new opportunities in the automotive corporate venturing space.
Curefit has set up an incubator that is expected to invest $5m in up to 10 packaged health food and organic product startups in the next two years.
Coca-Cola Amatil has ushered its accelerator program, Amatil X, into Indonesia to invest in startups specialising in on-demand delivery, distribution optimisation, in-store analytics and sustainable packaging.
Innogy Innovation Hub is seeking additional LPs as it begins to look toward a second fund, having already moved to a purer investment model.
Ernest Fung, a GCV Rising Star this year, announced this week that he has departed from JD.com where he spent more than four years as head of international corporate development.
Pearson has launched a $50m fund called Pearson Ventures to invest in innovative educational technology, as a successor to its Affordable Learning Fund.