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Rising Stars Q&A – Wanja Humanes, Swisscom Ventures
Q&A with Wanja Humanes, investment manager, Swisscom Ventures
Legend Capital unveils 10-figure renminbi fund
Xiangcheng Financial Holdings is among the backers for the first close of the Legend Holdings spinoff's sixth renminbi-denominated vehicle.
M12 position remains vacant
Nagraj Kashyap agreed to become a managing partner at SoftBank’s Vision Funds last month.
Miner digs into Maryland role
Tedco has hired Jack Miner as chief investment officer after he oversaw a team focused on Cleveland Clinic Ventures' portfolio companies and spinoffs.
Blackburn roves to Bessemer
Jeff Blackburn had overseen Amazon's corporate venturing investments as well as its merger and acquisition deals prior to moving to Bessemer Venture Partners.
Klau steps up for state government service
Rick Klau had previously run Alphabet subsidiary GV's partnerships team as a business or corporate development practice.
BRI Ventures accelerates with startups
BRI's Sembrani Wira accelerator, which counts Fazz Financial as a partner, has selected nine startups for its first cohort.
Chevron rides to $300m Future Energy Fund II
Chevron Technology Ventures' latest fund will support developers of technology aimed at cutting carbon emissions, and it follows a $100m first vehicle in 2018.

Other News

Emerging Leaders Q&A – Madura Wijewardena, Comcast Ventures
Q&A with Madura Wijewardena, head of business development, Comcast Ventures
Weimob and V-Capital launch data intelligence fund
The corporate investors have secured $77.3m for a venture capital fund which will back data intelligence technology developers.
Rising Stars Q&A – Radhika Malik, Samsung Catalyst Fund
Q&A with Radhika Malik, senior investment manager, Samsung Catalyst Fund
Harrington Discovery Institute starts impact fund
Advent Life Sciences will manage an impact investment vehicle for Harrington Discovery Institute.
Lin promoted to Intel's managing partner
As set out in his keynote at the GCVI Summit in 2019, Lin has focused Intel Capital’s investments on leading more rounds in more diverse companies.
Emerging Leaders Q&A – Zoe Zhu, Ping An Global Voyager…
Q&A with Zoe Zhu, vice-president, Ping An Global Voyager Fund

Editor's Picks

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
The GCV Rising Stars Awards 2021: Contents
The Global Corporate Venturing Rising Stars Awards profiles the industry’s top 50 people who have entered the industry in about the past five years with aplomb and notable success.
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