Today's letters are V-C: Sesame Street among unlikely entrants into venture capital
February 24, 2016
What do the children’s television program Sesame Street and soup maker Campbell's have in common? You might not guess it, but they both have venture capital funds. Corporations from all walks of life have begun to join the VC world. In fact, the number of active corporate venture capital firms has grown each year from 151 in 2009 to 224 in 2015, according to the PitchBook Platform.
Click here to check out some corporations that surprisingly have launched a VC fund.