In February and March 2019, we conducted a small pilot survey (n=31) of founders of businesses that have received corporate funding, which were referred to the survey by their corporate backers. We called it the “GCV Founders Survey” and it gave us some interesting insights.
Venture capital is commonly referred to as a people business. Intel Capital, the corporate venturing unit of technology company Intel, has adopted that approach more than most by accessing a diaspora of former employees to help syndicate deals, and thousands of entrepreneurial executives it has backed over nearly 30 years.
Results of the Global Corporate Venturing founders pilot survey conducted in March and April 2019.
Overview of the Global Corporate Venturing Connect corporate venturing meeting in Madrid, hosted by IESE Business School.
University corner: first quarter of 2019
Monthly analysis: April 2019
Quarterly analysis: Q1 2019
Special report: Chinese unicorns
Perspectives on sustainability and wellbeing are changing in response to health and environmental challenges, offering an opportunity to university-linked businesses.