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These 3 charts represent how CVC investors are paid

The way corporate venture capital investors are compensated differs from the structure for traditional VCs. Together with Thelander, we’ve created charts showing how CVCs are awarded bonuses globally.

The way corporate venture capital investors are compensated differs from the structure for traditional VCs. In the corporate venture capital world, bonuses are typically paid in cash and other incentives are often paid partly in the form of corporate stock. But what’s the cash value of those corporate stocks? And how are they awarded?

J. Thelander Consulting has the answers to those questions, plus more information on how CVC investors are compensated on top of base pay. The information comes from surveys conducted by the firm.

Thelander’s 2018 CVC Bonus Survey is open for participation now. Click here to participate; doing so will give you access to an overview of this year’s results and a discount on the full report.

Here are three highlights from the most recent CVC compensation report. All data is global and from 2017:

Incentives in addition to base pay and cash bonus

Cash value of the corporate share distribution

The way corporate shares are awarded

For more on private company and investment firm compensation, check out other articles PitchBook has published with J. Thelander Consulting. And click here to contact J. Thelander Consulting directly.

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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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