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May 10, 2015

with 656 deals worth $12.31billion,corporate vc sets to take on traditional equity investors

"2014 saw 656 VC deals totalling  a mamoth $12.31billion  "
2014 saw 656 VC deals totalling  a mamoth $12.31billion   

While the tech giants led by Google, Facebook, Intel has the advantage of having a sizeble separate venture funding investing arm which helps them to enter the market and invest in hot start ups early. This has led them to compete against the traditional equity investors.This chart by CB insights shows how seemingly almost every big tech company, including Cisco, Samsung, and Comcast, has its own VC entity. Even non-tech companies like Walgreens and 7-Eleven have their own VC arms. 

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