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Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Seeking Innovation and Strategic Growth

This report examines corporate venture capital (CVC) as a model of innovation. CVC programs in established corporations invest in and partner with entrepreneurial companies. By doing so, established companies are able to identify and source new emerging technologies from entrepreneurial companies.

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COPYING Y COMBINATOR A !amework for developing Seed Accelerator Programmes

Seed accelerator programmes are a new model of funding and assisting startup companies and their founders, and were pioneered by the founders of Y Combinator. Instead of funding one startup at a time, they are mentored in batches for efficiency. The model is different from both traditional seed-stage investing and business incubators, and new variations of seed accelerators are being founded each year.
The objective of this project is to evaluate these programs and address the question: How do you design a successful seed accelerator programme?
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Google Ventures backing agent matching site - Inman.com

Google Ventures backing agent matching site - Inman.com | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Inman.comGoogle Ventures backing agent matching siteInman.comThe site launched out of beta today with $1.5 million in funding in hand from Google Ventures (the venture-capital arm of search giant Google), Crosslink Capital, Innovation Endeavors,...
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EIR at Dell

"If you aren’t familiar with the entrepreneur-in-residence model, typically it is a way for venture capital firms or investors to nurture a big idea and successful company and then invest in the new venture at the end of the EIR’s term. Most often, the EIR has successfully started and sold companies and can bring that expertise and passion to the job."

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Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark Innovation - Forbes

Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark Innovation - Forbes | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark InnovationForbesImplicit in this approach is a much more hands-on approach than as an investor in a 3rd party venture fund.
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Tata Elxsi Launches Technology Incubator In Bangalore - MediaNama

Tata group already has various venture capital funds including Tata Capital Growth Fund-1, Tata Capital Healthcare Fund I, Tata Capital Innovations Fund, and Tata Capital Special Situation Fund-Trust.
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PERFECT PITCH « THE JERUSALEM REPORT

PERFECT PITCH « THE JERUSALEM REPORT | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The event, organized by BootCamp Ventures, an international strategic corporate advisory firm for emerging technology companies, brings together representatives of 34 Israeli high-tech start-ups with investors from 14 ...
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GABA Vibha, BHATTACHARYA Shantanu ... - Research@INSEAD

Corporate venture capital (CVC) is increasingly viewed as an important mechanism for external R&D that can help fuel innovation, growth, and strategic renewal opportunities for established firms. However, despite the ...
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Citi Ventures Comes To The Valley - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ

Citi Ventures Comes To The Valley - Venture Capital Dispatch - WSJ | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The banking giant's venture arm has been one of the most proactive corporate investors. ... Citi Chief Innovation Officer Deborah Hopkins moved from the East Coast to the Bay Area to tap into the start-up ecosystem.
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Claudia Fan Munce, Managing Director, IBM Venture capital Group, VP, IBM Corporate Strategy - IMPACT

Claudia Fan Munce has been the Managing Director of the IBM Venture Capital Group.

Venture Capital Group's mission is to promote an innovation ecosystem engaging the full range of IBM resources and capabilities with that of its VC partners and other key innovation drivers to maximize growth opportunities.
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Corporate venture capital activity on Three-year upward trend

Corporate VC Investors Steadily Participating in Increased Share of Total VC Deals, According to the MoneyTree Report...
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The New Reality of Venture Capital , Business

The New Reality of Venture Capital , Business | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Corporate Venture Capital: Past Evidence, Current Challenges, and Future Trends, Funding: New Realities, CVC Investments & Publications, CVC unit Longevity, CVC Investment Activity, Investment Patterns, Globalization, Broader Sector Coverage,...
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SAP Ventures Scours Silicon Valley for Startups as Parent Ages - BusinessWeek

SAP Ventures Scours Silicon Valley for Startups as Parent Ages - BusinessWeek | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
SAP Ventures Scours Silicon Valley for Startups as Parent AgesBusinessWeekThe field of corporate venture capitalists is getting more crowded.
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Mozilla invests in Everything.me, marking first VC foray

Mozilla invests in Everything.me, marking first VC foray | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Mozilla has taken its first step into the VC world, investing in Everything.me to support the startup's efforts in creating HTML5 mobile app technology.
Mozilla was one of several investors in a new $25 million round for Everything.me. The investment was led by the Silicon Valley-based venture team of Telefonica Digital, and it also includes funding from SingTel Innov8 and previous investors including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, DFJTF, BRM Group, and Horizons Ventures.
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Google ups venture capital budget by 50% in search for 'disruptive ...

Google ups venture capital budget by 50% in search for 'disruptive ... | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Google's venture capital arm is to increase its annual funding pool from $US200 million to $US300 million, giving its search for the next ground-breaking innovation a boost.
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More large corporations create start-up incubators to foster innovation - Washington Post

More large corporations create start-up incubators to foster innovation - Washington Post | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
More large corporations create start-up incubators to foster innovationWashington PostThis differs from the longheld practice at many corporations of creating venture capital arms that invest money in early-stage companies whose products fit their...
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15th Annual Corporate Venturing & Innovation Partnering Conference

This annual event provides corporate investors with strategies to gain a competitive advantage through corporate venture capital and innovation initiatives. Capturing innovation is at the top of the corporate agenda for global ...
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Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark Innovation - The ...

Hospital-based Strategic Venture Funds To Spark Innovation - The ... | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Implicit in this approach is a much more hands-on approach than as an investor in a 3rd party venture fund. Rex Health Ventures is an early example of venture-capital investment funds in the country started by a community, ...
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Are Standard Venture Capital Financing Rounds Up To Speed With ...

Are Standard Venture Capital Financing Rounds Up To Speed With ... | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
The National Venture Capital Association (www.nvca.org) publishes a benchmark set of model transaction documents that are commonly used or referred to in venture capital deals worldwide. ...
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elearnspace › Remaking education in the image of our desires

elearnspace › Remaking education in the image of our desires | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
One of the most significant points of innovation in education is in the increase in startups, venture capital, and general corporate interest in filling gaps or correcting inefficiencies. Enter ASU Skysong and Education Innovation ...
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2012 CEIBS Corporate Venturing & Venture Capital Summit ...

2012 CEIBS Corporate Venturing & Venture Capital Summit ... | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Since 2007, China's rapid development of its capital market had to withstand the global market turmoil of the financial crisis. According to recent Zero2ipo statistics, China's VC/PE investments reached cumulatively over 5000 ...
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General Motors Turns to Venture Capital Deals to Find Future Innovations

General Motors Turns to Venture Capital Deals to Find Future Innovations | Corporate Venture Capital | Scoop.it
Leftlane reported just Monday about General Motors’ $7 billion-a-year budget for internal research and development, but what wasn’t included in that figure was a special budget that goes towards what is essentially external research and development...
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2011 National Venture Capital Association Yearbook

The 2011 NVCA Yearbook includes the latest statistics that describe the activity of the venture capital industry in the United States. The main source of data for this publication came from ThomsonONE.com, the online research database of Thomson Reuters. ThomsonONE.com (which recently replaced VentureXpert™, and Thomson One Banker) is endorsed by the NVCA as the official United States venture capital activity database. The publication includes metrics regarding commitments made to venture capital funds, venture capital investments into entrepreneurial companies, and venture-backed exits (mergers and acquisitions and IPOs). The publication also includes appendices regarding portfolio company valuation guidelines, international accounting convergence and venture capital activity outside the United States.

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Review of Leading Global Corporate Venturing Units

The key areas for comparative analysis centred on many of the lynch-pins of a robust corporate venturing model and were certain to encourage lively discussion such as:
• How do leading corporate venturing units manage strategic and financial objectives?
• What investment returns do they expect?
• How do corporates build the right venture team?
• What remuneration packages are used?

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Venture Capital Investments Sector to 'Go Global' by 2015 - MarketWatch (press release)

Venture Capital Investments Sector to 'Go Global' by 2015MarketWatch (press release)2 venture hub globally -- India to see widespread VC investments NEW YORK, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Venture capital investment trends will make a major...
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