techcrunch.com – What if I told you there was a class of investors who are involved in 29 percent of venture funding and whose investments are three times more likely to see an exit than other investors’ startups? Would you know who they are? Would you want to meet them? Would you want to know the secrets to their success?
These investors are corporate venture capitalists and they occupy a unique position in the ecosystem of both the traditional corporation and the startup community. Andrew Siegel, who worked at GE and Yahoo before joining Advance Publications as the EVP of Strategy and Development, pointed out that for CVCs, investments in startups have value beyond the anticipated financial returns.
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