Video: Innovation Coffee Break: Jason Miles, VFS Innovation Ventures

500’s Ecosystems Team is back with our fourth Innovation Coffee Break, this time featuring Jason Miles, Managing Director of VFS Innovation Ventures by Volvo Financial Services and VC Unlocked: Silicon Valley alum.

Jason and 500’s Vijay Rajendran cover a lot of ground here, with a particular emphasis on VFS’ work in the innovation space and great insights on the state of corporate venture today. Tune in to get Jason’s thoughts on:

  • Should CVCs help startups with distribution & sales?
  • The importance of alignment & getting buy-in from upper management
  • What he would tell others in the early stages of building a CVC
  • The future of sustainable transportation and what it means

 

 

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