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Best Practices: How to Utilize Corporate Venture Capital to Create New Digital Disruption Levers

Published: 30 April 2018

ID: G00352526

Analyst(s): Angie Wang


Corporate venture capital arms are accelerating digital disruption by investing in technologies and business models. Technology business unit leaders from large technology firms should adopt best practices for creating new disruption levers that accelerate competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Establish CVC as an Effective Pragmatic Approach to Create New Levers for Digital Disruption
  • Improve Strategic Value and Minimize Risks Through Adjacent Businesses' Investment in Later Funding Rounds
  • Advance Ecosystems by Retaining CVC Autonomy, Prioritizing Financial Returns and Securing Long-Term Funding Availability
  • CVC Examples

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