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Michelle Gonzalez joins Microsoft to run its corporate venturing unit
They are the proverbial big shoes for Michelle Gonzalez to fill and a febrile time to do so but the opportunity is also large.
India's rising economic power
Venture capital funding for Indian firms hit a six-year high of $12.1bn in the first six months of 2021
The biggest change for VCs
A week ago, US-based stock exchange Nasdaq said it would separate its existing marketplace for private company shares into a new unit.
Yamaha Motor plans $100m environment focused investment fund
Japan Inc is waking up to environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics as part of running their businesses and corporate venturing is increasingly the tool to achieve change.
The cleantech 2.0 movement
Join Mach49's latest Insight Session at the GCV Digital Forum on “meeting the green investing imperative”
The Global Corporate Venturing Powerlist 2021
Congratulations to all the thousands of nominees for the Global Corporate Venturing Powerlist 2021 and especially to the top 100 who gave their appreciation to their teams and portfolio companies in yesterday’s award ceremony.
The world is losing one of its most powerful tools…
The reason is rapidly rising antibiotic-resistant infections – also called antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as noted in the latest report by the Wellcome Trust in the UK.
Fabric8 emerges from stealth with a non-thermal metal 3D printing…
Intel Capital is leading the $19.3m series A round alongside TDK Ventures, Schneider Electric’s SE Ventures and Lam Capital.

Other News

Crunchbase analysis reports 290bn in total global funding this year
Crunchbase (CB) analysis reported between almost 290bn in total global funding volume so far this year, almost double the whole of last year.
Matthew Ball's nine-part framework for the metaverse
Great to read Matthew Ball's latest nine-part framework for the metaverse.
European Commission to launch €3bn female focused fund
The European Commission is being asked to set up a €3bn fund of funds to support women-led general partnerships.
How will covid-19 impact the world of work and innovation…
There is plenty of debate about how covid-19 will impact the world of work and innovation capital.
Nato's Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) has done its main job over the past 70-plus years – protecting its now 30-strong list of national members through a mutual defence policy.

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Editorial: Samsung's brilliance
Young Sohn's move creates platform for further growth
Overview: Venture’s ‘cauldron of change’
This past week has seen us publish a draft speech to be delivered at our next GCVDigitalForum.com on January 21 to 27.
Finding an edge
This is the fourth part of the speech we are preparing for the publication of the World of Corporate Venturing annual review and our next GCVDigitalForum.com on January 21 to 27. The first part of the week covered the synopsis, the abundant innovation capital and how markets are blurring. Today’s leader will show the added value now required. Our next podcast episode will pick up the feedback – your insights will be much appreciated. Email jmawson@mawsonia.com by Friday 2pm UK time.
Markets blurring
This is the third part of the speech we are preparing for the publication of the World of Corporate Venturing annual review and our next GCVDigitalForum.com on January 21 to 27. Yesterday and Monday we published the synopsis and the abundant innovation capital. Today’s leader will show how markets are blurring and Thursday’s will show the added value now required. Email jmawson@mawsonia.com by Friday 2pm UK time with your feedback for it to be featured on our podcast.
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