The Rise of Corporate Venture Capital

10 June

Our industry panel, hosted by Dealroom and Sifted discussed the growing role of corporate investment in the venture industry and what it means for entrepreneurs and startups.  

  • What makes a CVC different from a traditional VC fund?
  • How can a CVC add value beyond the investment capital alone?
  • Is a CVC better positioned to help with commercialisation and an exit strategy?
  • How best to engage with CVCs as an entrepreneur?
  • For CVCs, what is the best approach to attract startups and scaleups?

Speakers: Megumi Ikeda (Hearst Venture), Kartik Gupta (Salesforce Ventures) and Henry Lane Fox (Founders’ Factory), moderated by Maija Palmer (Sifted).

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