corporate venture capital

Downturn could pare appetite of corporate venture capitalists

THE recently-crowded field of corporate venture capital (CVC) could face a reckoning if global economic conditions sour, industry watchers caution.

Corporate big fish must swim smarter, not just faster, to surf startup wave

CORPORATIONS need to be strategic in engaging startups, and not rush headlong into securing partnerships, said panellists at the RISE Corporate Innovation Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday...

VC firms bullish on 2019 as region steps into the limelight

ALL leads point to South-east Asia slinking into the spotlight in 2019 as investors' attention on the US and Europe waned - and VCs that The Business Times spoke to are certain that interest will...

VC, PE investments in S-E Asia trailing 2017's high base: SVCA

SOME US$5.8 billion in investments were made in South-east Asia by venture capital, private equity and corporate venture funds in the first eight months of this year, going by data released by the...

DBS, OCBC yet to dip toes in corporate VC pond

NOT all Singapore banks are keen to venture into corporate venture capital (CVC), even as regional banks have woken up to the idea, with several having launched CVC funds in the last two years to...

OPINION: To ensure CVC success, treat fund managers right

SINGAPORE Press Holdings (SPH) last week announced the sale of its one-third stake in 701Search to Norwegian telco Telenor for some US$109 million. SPH said that the deal marked an attractive...