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The future of work: a roundtable discussion
A panel of thought leaders spanning academia and industry discusses the path forward for tech transfer at the Digital Forum 2.0
Uniseed: the first 20 years
September 2020 marked 20 years since the formation of multi-university venture fund Uniseed. To still be operating after 20 years is quite an achievement, given the difficulty of commercialising early-stage research.
Does Deerfield have The Cure?
Deerfield Management is putting up $2bn for early-stage life sciences research through to 2030, but what does its involvement mean for its partner universities?
Q3 data review: an unexpected uptick
2020 is on track to be record-breaking for the ecosystem despite covid causing global upheaval
The fork in the road
GUV October 2020 issue editorial by Thierry Heles, editor, Global University Venturing
Supporting spinouts going forward
A panel of international experts at the GCV Digital Forum discusses spinout support going forward.
South Africa eyes further gains
South Africa’s venturing market is established as regional leader and further growth from corporate and academic-led initiatives is anticipated.
Against all odds: H1 data shows strong performance
Q2 saw both the highest number of deals and largest sum invested in 18 months.

Other News

Corporate briefing: CVC in the time of coronavirus
The Covid-19 crisis could lead to a greater contrast between CVC’s winners and losers
Atlantic Bridge connects Irish spinouts to the world
Atlantic Bridge takes stock of its successes in helping Irish spinouts scale internationally through the $68m University Bridge Fund
Oxford’s ecosystem leads the way
One of the oldest universities in the world has been spinning out companies with remarkable success for more than half a century
Turbulence is ahead, but so is opportunity
Spinouts managed to raise substantial amounts in the first quarter before the global crisis hit
University venturing in the wake of the WeWork saga
With VC investors contemplating failure at WeWork, universities could stand to benefit from their reputation in science, technology and business.
Corporate briefing: CVC in 2019
SoftBank and WeWork cast the biggest shadow, but the year saw a raft of huge corporate-backed IPOs while fintech and Latin America each had a big 12 months.

Editor's Picks

Corporate briefing: CVC in the time of coronavirus
The Covid-19 crisis could lead to a greater contrast between CVC’s winners and losers
Cracking the quantum puzzle
Academic research towards quantum computing and other quantum technologies is beginning to pay dividends, but continued progress will rely on strong cooperation between academic, industry and government partners.
When worlds collide – CVC interest in spinouts
Steady is the assessment that comes to mind, rather than remarkable, when probing the year-on-year direction of corporate venture capital investment in university spinouts.
Holding hands with the entrepreneurs of tomorrow
Editor Thierry Heles reports from Autm’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas
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