Harvesting the Benefits of VC Firms' Expertise and Intermediation

  3Ws of Venture Investing



Benefits of Investing through Venture Capital Firms

as opposed to direct corporate investing

  • Access to professional venture investing expertise, practices, and networks

  • No challenge to conventional corporate thinking

  • Possibility of investing in disruptive opportunities and different kinds of people who think outside the constraints of the corporate investor's current business

  • Intermediation of VC firms in establishing contact with companies who are not interested in discussing investment or acquisition with the competitor



Complementary Expertise of Venture Capitalists and  Corporate Investors