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The many ways corporate venture capital investors are paid

A look at how much CVC investors are typically compensated in cash, corporate shares and carried interest.

For corporate venture capitalists, compensation comes in a different form than it does for traditional VC investors. CVCs tend to be paid through a variety of cash, carried interest and corporate stock from their parent companies, among other means.

Using data from J.Thelander Consulting, which provides compensation data for private companies and investment firms, we’ve put together information on how—and how much—CVC investors at different levels are paid. For information on how to get more compensation data, visit J.Thelander Consulting. All data in the charts below is from 2017.

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    Written by Dana Olsen

    Dana Olsen was a senior writer at PitchBook, covering all things venture capital. She has a BA from UC Santa Barbara and a JD from Loyola Law School.

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