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Go for the big fish?

Corporate venture capital investments – good for startups?

Corporate venture capital deals are on the rise (see Alphabet’s GV, Microsoft Ventures and Salesforce Ventures), with corresponding advantages and disadvantages. And then there’s traditional corporate venture investing to consider as well.

Business owners should focus not just on cash, but on the value that will be added by the investor when deciding on the type of venture capital investment right for them. Read more >>

Bob’s Upticks

Bob's Upticks | The Securities EdgeTimely news & comments on developments in the world of securities and corporate governance.

Newly public companies have been allowed to emerge with a nearly full arsenal of weapons that can help them stave off unwanted acquisitions. However, this seems to be changing. Read more >>

Congress is once again interfering in the workings of the SEC. When Congress acted to avoid a federal government shutdown, it added provisions to the legislation prohibiting any SEC rulemaking requiring disclosure of political contributions. Read more >>

Here’s my annual list of my favorite books of the year (no corporate governance topics among them). Read more >>

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