2020 has been a turbulent and unprecedented year. But startups have benefited from corporate venture capital (CVC) activity, and CVC will help the country on the road to economic recovery.
Many would expect that if deal activity falls across the venture capital industry due to an economic downturn or other developments, deal activity with CVC participation will likely follow suit. However, CVC investment was resilient in Q2 2020 even as venture activity overall fell. Through Q2, CVC invested nearly $33 billion, which means CVC is on pace to surpass 2019 investment and may even exceed 2018’s impressive figures. Read more