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A data-driven look at the first half of 2016’s corporate venture capital activity globally.

Global Corporate Venture Capital Report


Corporate VCs participated in $8.6B across 376 deals to US-based companies in the first half of 2016, a 14% drop in deals when compared to the same period in 2015.


H1’16 corporate VC participation hit $12.7B across 633 deals. CVC-backed deal activity fell 11% in Q2’16 on a quarterly basis, while overall funding from deals with CVC participation fell 41% from Q1’16.

INTERNET DEAL ACTIVITY REACHES 5-QUARTER LOW

INDIA CVC DEAL ACTIVITY HITS ALL-TIME HIGH IN Q2’16

CVC DEAL ACTIVITY FALLS TO 9-QUARTER LOW


Corporate VC firms participated in $205M across 20 deals in the first half of 2016. Both deal and funding participation rose on a quarterly basis in Q2’16 with CVCs involved in $171M across 13 deals.


Corporate VC involvement in the internet sector dropped to involvement in $5.7B of funding across 294 deals in the first half of 2016. Notable internet deals with CVC participation include the $200M Series F of Slack, the $70M Series E of Soundcloud and the $50M Series C of Paymax.

US CORPORATE DEAL ACTIVITY FELL TO 10-QUARTER LOW

This in-depth report analyzes global corporate venture capital activity including financing trends, deal activity, and more. Below is a high-level summary of some of the report’s highlights. For all of the findings, download the entire report. It’s free.