Venture Capital (Corporate)

  • Corporate venture capital can allow larger companies to participate in agile startup ecosystems
  • Corporate VC sometimes used to distance large firms from risk, as in financial tech area
  • May be hard to integrate startups into larger enterprise 
  • Rationale for investment varies: investment portfolio diversity, intellectual property acquisition, talent acquisition, mergers with other companies or capabilities


  • VC efforts within large companies
  • GV (formerly Google Ventures)
  • Citi Ventures
  • StartupBootcamp