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Can Corporate Venture Capitalists Help Startups Go Public?

A majority of venture-backed IPOs have corporate investors

% of VC backed IPOs with a corporate VC backer


IPOs by the number of corporate investors
Distribution of industries in our sample of IPO companies


The number of companies that went public each year, sorted by those with a CVC backer vs. those without

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Thoughts on corporate VC from the team at Touchdown Ventures, the leading provider of managed venture capital for corporations.

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Selina Troesch

Touchdown VC Principal. Venture Capitalist. USC MBA. Silicon Valley Native. Swiss Miss. Lifelong Dancer.