We are excited to launch a new feature of the Corporate Venture Connection to introduce the newest corporate venture members of the NVCA. Over the past few months, NVCA has welcomed Baxter Ventures, Munich Re/Hartford Steam Boiler Ventures, The Vitamin Shoppe, Presidio Ventures and McKesson Ventures to our membership. This month, we reached out to Matt McElhattan,… Read More Meet NVCA’s Newest Corporate Venture Member: Munich Re/Hartford Steam Boiler Ventures
By Vic Pascucci NVCA, Corporate Venture Group Education Committee Chair The Education Committee of Corporate Venture Group recently hosted our quarterly Coffee Pot webinar focused on “What’s Your Definition of Strategic?” Over a year ago, we started hosting what we’ve called Coffee Pot discussions to bring corporate VCs together for informal discussions on key topics. This December, our panel discussion was moderated… Read More NVCA Coffee Pot Discussion: What is your definition of strategic?
This is our final issue of The Corporate Venture Connection for 2015 and we wanted to go out with a bang. We have some terrific articles to share with you this month. We have included a report from the NVCA Corporate Venture Group’s Fall Summit in Sunnyvale. It was a great meeting with lots of… Read More December Editor’s Note
By Toby Lewis Like many sports leagues, as in recent years, it seems inevitable in 2015 that the most active group in corporate venturing will be one of two names, which have both vied for this title since Global Corporate Venturing began tracking the industry five years ago. Either Intel or Google will end up… Read More Intel, Google vie for most active in 2015
Corporate venture groups deployed $2.3 billion in 240 deals to the startup ecosystem during the third quarter of 2015, accounting for 14.1% of all venture capital dollars invested and 21.5% of all deals, according to the MoneyTree Report™ from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provide by Thomson… Read More 3Q Data: Corporate Venture Participation Jumped to Over One Fifth of All Venture Deals in 3rd Quarter
By Shaw Lively There is no one way to operate a corporate venture program inside a large, complex, global organization…. And as soon as things get figured out, the world (internal or external) changes, requiring adaptation and evolution. Since 2011, ICEX (Intellectual Capital Exchange) has enabled strategic investors to share their experience learned from the… Read More Intellectual Capital Exchange: Advancing corporate venture success
By Christina Karapataki The National Venture Capital Association’s (NVCA) hosted the Corporate Venture Summit in Sunnyvale, CA on October 22nd, 2015 and attracted more than 150 corporate venture capital (CVC) professionals to learn and discuss CVC strategies. Titled “Charting the Road Ahead for CVCs”, the NVCA’s premiere annual gathering for CVCs focused on how corporate… Read More Notes from the NVCA Corporate Venture Summit