Corporate Venture Capital is one of the fastest growing segments in VC (52% of total investments). Is your company active in CVC?

Digital Innovation, Strategy Corporate Venture Capital is one of the fastest growing segments in VC (52% of total investments). Is your company active in CVC?

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Active now...but relatively new at it.  State Farm Ventures was formed just about 2 years ago.

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Hi  what are your focus areas right now?   Any sectors you are particularly excited about?

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Starting a CVC is a great way for enterprises to encourage innovation in their companies by acquiring external talent and products. Here's a great article that talks about how this is happening: https://medium.com/touchdownvc/why-corporations-are-turning-to-venture-capital-to-drive-innovation-5f1c7a8df3af?source=collection_home---4------0-----------------------

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We at R/GA have a venture studio that has at times taken positions in companies. But our ventures team is mainly focused on helping our clients better deploy venture and/or operating capital with the startup community.