ONS Energy Talks - Kirk Coburn, Shell Ventures June 16, 2020

What attracts Corporate Venture Capital?

Kirk Coburn, Investment Director at Shell Ventures

Over the last decade, corporate venture capital (CVC) has been growing at an unprecedented rate. In 2018, over $60.8 billion was invested in more than 1,065 deals, representing an increase of more than 100% from the previous year. Now, startups might find it more challenging to get investment considering the current health and economic crisis affecting companies globally. So what should they take into consideration? How can startups attract investment under these conditions?