News about Corporate Venturing and our network
18 September, 2021
The race for AI
Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple (FAMGA) have all been aggressively acquiring AI start-ups for the last decade.
12 July, 2021
CVN collaborates with Klever to connect ecosystem
CVN connects the ecosystems of its members by using the Klever collaborations platform
23 May, 2021
Big Tech Venturing and Acquisitions
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google — known as the Big 4 — we encounter in many facets of our lives. But they didn’t get there alone. They collaborated with and acquired hundreds of companies ove..
03 May, 2021
Apple’s quiet Corporate Venturing tactics
Companies such as Google, Facebook, Intel and Amazon expand their capabilities by going for multi-billion-dollar deals. Likewise, Apple has also made this type of deals like the $3 billion deal for he..
19 March, 2021
Commission launches European Innovation Council to help turn scientific ideas into breakthrough innovations
The European Commission launched at an online event, the European Innovation Council (EIC) with a budget of over €10 billion for 2021-2027 to develop and expand breakthrough innovations.
01 October, 2020
Successful Corporate Venturing & Entrepreneurship Summit 2020
The second Corporate Venturing & Entrepreneurship Summit - Academics Meet Practitioners, is a one-day summit which brings together the latest insights on corporate venturing & entrepreneurship, both f..
04 July, 2020
Grant for research on effect of Covid-19 on innovation and corporate venturing
Which factors determine whether innovation and corporate venturing activities survive a crisis such as Covid-19? Prof. Vareska van de Vrande from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RS..
08 May, 2020
Matching Europe’s best SMEs to business challenges: EIC Multi-Corporate Day
The European Innovation Council Business Acceleration Services brings with Cumulus Park and Corporate Venturing Network together four Dutch Corporate giants (Eneco, KPN, Rabobank and Unilever) and inv..
19 March, 2020
Corporates, SME's and startups against Corona Virus
There are several initiatives to fight the Corona virus
14 February, 2020
Corporate Venturing - Bridging the European Valley of Death
This new study by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge serviceprovides an overview of what corporate venturing is and its potential impact on the technolo..
11 February, 2020
Keynote speakers for Corporate Venturing and Entrepreneurship summit on September 29, 2020 are known
We are happy to announce that Peter Struik (and Josemaria Siota (Executive Director at IESE Business School) will be our keynote speakers of the CV&E summit 2020
04 June, 2019
Corporate Venturing Network attending GES 2019
Corporate Venturing Network attends GES 2019, June 3-5, in The Hague, The Netherlands