Houman Haghighi has followed seven years at corporate venturing unit Qualcomm Ventures by joining Menlo Ventures as a business development partner.
The conglomerate joined fellow limited partners Temasek and Asian Development Bank to back a $50m fund raised by Ascent Capital Partners.
Meredith Finn, a former senior director at Salesforce Ventures who helped launch its Impact Fund in 2017, will leverage her expertise in enterprise software at March Capital.
Shell, BNP Paribas and PTT Group have all made commitments to the third fund to be raised by energy-focused VC firm Set Ventures, which is targeting an $85.5m close.
Shell Ventures investment principal Tyler Williams has joined Natural Gas Innovation Fund as an executive committee member.
Michael Yang, managing director at Comcast Ventures for nine years, will oversee Omers Ventures’ US-based office as a managing partner.