From financial services to energy production to retail, corporate strategy teams are confronting the need to remain agile and relevant, especially with regard to venture-backed technologies.
According to research firm CB Insights, corporate venture capital groups around the world participated in 2,740 global deals worth $53B in funding throughout 2018. 2018 CVC investment activity increased 32% over 2017 in terms of deals completed , and 47% in total capital invested. The largest CVC-backed deal was a $2B round to trucking logistics company Manbang Group backed by CapitalG.
As corporate funds and initiatives continue to grow, corporate teams are developing strategies that could make or break their bottom line.