State of Corporate Venturing in Europe // Q1 2021

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Key insights

Corporate Venture Capital

Share of CVC funding under total VC funding saw an uplift of over 70% YOY, peaking at a new all-time high in Q1 2021.

Mergers & Acquisitions

After Covid negatively impacting M&A deals in 2020, the industry vastly recovered mainly driven by startup exits in the sectors of B2B, Financials & IT.

Corporate Venture Building

Disclosure of newly founded ventures by internal CVB units as well as Corporate Venture Builders has been limited in Q1 of 2021.

About the authors

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Alex Mahr

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Chief of Venture Operations

Matthieu van Haperen

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Venture Architect

Marc Seitz

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