Investor Resources
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Startup-Corporate Experiments, Finding Success with Proof-of-Concepts
The era of ‘innovation theater’ is over. Today, corporate division leads are facing greater pressure than ever to obtain outcomes from external collaborations. In this report, the Corporate Growth team at Global VC Firm 500 Startups explores best practices for maximizing partnerships with early-stage companies.
Innovation Coffee Break – Carlos Kuchkovsky, BBVA
How exponential technologies and data are redefining society, business, and economics
The Future of Physical Spaces
From where we work, to how we live and play, COVID-19 is changing our relationship with physical spaces. In this report, Global VC Firm 500 Startups explores how stakeholders can capitalize on new opportunities in areas ranging from real estate to retail.
Innovation Coffee Break – Efrat Noy, Pradeep Paniyadi, Cisco Investments
This in-depth discussion reflects Cisco Investments' comprehensive approach to CVC and working and partnering with promising startups.
Innovation Coffee Break: Jim Adler, Toyota AI Ventures
An "accidental venture capitalist" talks antifragile startups, the wisdom of the spare tire in the supply chain, and much more
Innovation Coffee Break: Alex Marquez, Experian Ventures
Alex offers some much-needed historical perspective on how CVCs as a whole have responded to previous economic crises
Innovation Coffee Break: Rebecca Woodcock, Yamaha Motor Ventures
Exploring healthcare trends in the era of COVID-19
Aggressive Defense – Maintaining CVC Relevance and Value
In this blog post we will cover what we believe to be the four most impactful aspects of aggressive defense and offer ways in which CVCs can begin to employ a defensive strategy.
Innovation Coffee Break: Jason Miles, VFS Innovation Ventures
Should CVCs help startups with distribution & sales?
Cycles of Innovation – How Corporate Venture Capital Units have Remained Relevant Through Tough Economic Times
Should your corporate venture capital (CVC) unit be playing offense or defense?
Innovation Coffee Break: Jonathan Charles, Samsung Catalyst
How has corporate venture capital changed over the past decade?
Innovation Coffee Break: Chris Cowart, Design Leader
A conversation with futurist and IDEO alum Chris Cowart on how healthcare and retail are adapting to a new climate
Innovation Coffee Break: Alex Lazarow, Cathay Innovation
500 Startups is kicking off a new series to better understand how corporate innovation teams are dealing with this time of uncertainty.
Proof of Concept (PoC) Management
Three ways to fail before you've even started a PoC