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Accelerate Open Innovation Via Corporate Venture Capital

The Do's And Don'ts Of Building A Startup Ecosystem

December 6, 2019

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Digital leaders are tasked with accelerating innovation across the enterprise. The build vs. buy decision applies to innovation as well as software. Buying innovation by investing in startups can yield faster results unencumbered by corporate politics. Yet structuring and managing a corporate venture capital (CVC) function can be a high-stakes effort, not just in terms of capital but also corporate visibility and impact. This report highlights best practices around corporate startup investing to help CIOs make those build vs. buy decisions and avoid common roadblocks.

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Table of Contents

  • Digital Leaders Need To Drive Rapid Innovation To Sustain Growth
  • Learn From CVC Leaders To Plot Your Path To Startup Investing
  • Be Ready To Deal With Common Roadblocks
  • Recommendations

  • Pick The Right Path To Energize Your Firm's Innovation Ecosystem
  • Supplemental Material
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