As Facebook and Amazon launch venture funds, how should founders engage with Corporate VCs?
Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) continues to be as much as 30% or more of total Venture deal value which is a significant portion of VC investments. Recently Amazon and Facebook announced their own CVC programs. A quick read on pros and cons of CVC investments and how founders should engage with CVC and potential impacts on M&A with CVC investments. Special thanks to Mahendra R. for his insights and quote on CVC as a practitioner.