A lean, practical guide to developing high-performance Corporate Venturing (CV) programs. A compilation of ‘straight-talk’ rules around what matters most, why & when, with profiles of leading CV programs that demonstrate real impact and staying power.
A speech by UK minister Graham Stuart was followed by discussions on topics such as new markets, external CVC collaboration and risk versus return.
Armed with A$100m of capital from its sole limited partner, financial services firm Westpac, Australia-based Reinventure is pioneering its own model of fintech corporate venturing.
Santander's financial technology investment unit has backed startups including Kabbage, Ripple and Cyanogen, and doubled its size to $200m in July.
"Trust and discretion will soon return as the most sought-after commodities."
This is the foreword for our World of Corporate Venturing 2016 supplement, which comes out next week to coincide with our GCVI Summit in Sonoma County, California, by the chair of Global Corporate Venturing's editorial advisory board, Claudia Fan Munce.