Illovsky rolls to CapitalG
Lauren Illovsky has taken up a talent partner role at Alphabet’s CapitalG subsidiary following nearly two years in the same position at sister fund Gradient Ventures.
Antler lures in Himler
GCV Emerging Leader Teddy Himler, who had been with SBGI, Comcast Ventures and SoftBank Capital, has taken up a global partner role at the venture firm to focus on later-stage investments.
Powerlist Q&A – Tarik Galijasevic, ASV
Q&A with Tarik Galijasevic, managing director, Allstate Strategic Ventures
Daver dives into Khosla Ventures role
Shernaz Daver, formerly an advisory partner at GV, has joined the venture firm as a senior operating partner and CMO to assist its expansion and growth projects.
Powerlist Q&A – Héctor Shibata, AC Ventures
Q&A with Héctor Shibata Salazar, director of investments and portfolio, AC Ventures
Rising Stars Q&A – Maxwell Swicegood & Min Park, WFSC
Q&A with Maxwell Swicegood, vice-president, and Min Park, director, Wells Fargo Strategic Capital
Powerlist Q&A – Stefan Gabriel, Hitachi Ventures
Q&A with Stefan Gabriel, managing director and CEO, Hitachi Ventures
Nishar to wind up SoftBank duties
Deep Nishar, formerly an Americas-focused senior managing partner at SoftBank’s Investment Advisers subsidiary, has announced his plans to leave the parent firm at the end of this year.

Other News

Giga soars to ClearSky role
The venture firm hired new director Asif Giga, who has worked at corporate VC units Ericsson Ventures, Experian Ventures and Singtel Innov8 Ventures.
Rising Stars Q&A – Andrew Casey, Vanguard
Q&A with Andrew Casey, corporate development deal lead, Vanguard Strategic Business Development
Woodman bids farewell to Takeda Ventures
Rob Woodman, formerly a senior partner at Takeda’s CVC unit and head of its Genesis Labs incubator, will lead venture firm Panakès Partners’ biotech investment activities.
Jeff Herbst, managing partner, GFT Ventures
Last month, Jeff Herbst departed from US-headquartered semiconductor technology provider Nvidia, where he had led its business development activities and corporate venture capital (CVC) unit Nvidia GPU Ventures for two decades starting in 2001.
Reddy readies himself for new role
Vijay Reddy, formerly an AI and deeptech-focused partner at Intel Capital, has departed from its parent company and joined venture firm Clear Ventures in a similar position.
Powerlist Q&A – Jacqueline LeSage, Munich Re Ventures
Q&A with Jacqueline LeSage, founder and managing director, Munich Re Ventures

Editor's Picks

Osborn leaves Telus to rejoin RecapHealth
Rich Osborn was a GCV Powerlist 2021 award winner as head of Canada-listed telecommunications firm Telus’ corporate venturing unit.
Salesforce promotes its impact investment team
Claudine Emeott has been moved up to partner at Salesforce Ventures Impact Funds while Adrianna Alterman has been made a director.
Herbst leaves Nvidia to set up GFT Ventures
Jeff Herbst has departed from his role heading Nvidia GPU Ventures to join Samsung Ventures alumnus Jay Eum at the recently formed GFT Ventures.
GCV Powerlist 2021: #1 Rajeev Misra & Marcelo Claure
The top 25: Rajeev Misra, CEO, SoftBank Investment Advisers; Marcelo Claure, COO, Softbank Group
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