Two great @SSIReview Articles on Corporate Venture Capital and Impact Investing
We’re not the only ones talking about the intersection of corporate venture capital and impact investing. Check out these two must-read articles from the the Stanford Social Innovation Review.
1. Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact
Chatter in impact investment conferences about the role of corporations is getting more serious. In addition to the…ssir.org
This article explores how corporate venture capital investors can work with traditional VC investors to nurture entrepreneurs and more space for impact investment. Authored by the same people who wrote the Volans Investing in Breakthrough report, it expands on their findings.
2. Corporate Impact Venturing: A New Path to Sustainability
Adidas, a clothing and footwear company with $20 billion in annual turnover, created a corporate venturing arm three…ssir.org
This article examines the power of venture capital to source sustainable business innovations. Author Maximilian Martin makes the case for pursuing social impact goals via corporate venture activities.