Sometimes one bottom line is not enough. Many investors are no longer satisfied simply by turning a profit. More and more also want their investments to generate a positive impact in the world.
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."