Corporate venture capital (CVC) dollars exceeded its pre-crisis value.

Recent Quarters Total CVC Investment $M Calculated Percentage of Dollars Coming from CVCs
Q1 2007 828.9 11.2%
Q2 2007 734.9 9.4%
Q3 2007 530.0 6.5%
Q4 2007 582.3 6.9%
Q1 2008 730.6 9.0%
Q2 2008 666.2 8.3%
Q3 2008 830.4 10.9%
Q4 2008 507.9 8.2%
Q1 2009 223.3 5.8%
Q2 2009 358.7 7.0%
Q3 2009 295.6 5.5%
Q4 2009 462.6 7.8%
Q1 2010 371.5 7.4%
Q2 2010 665.1 9.3%
Q3 2010 441.3 8.1%
Q4 2010 437.2 7.7%
Q1 2011 461.0 7.0%
Q2 2011 742.2 9.1%
Q3 2011 553.8 7.4%
Q4 2011 532.8 7.2%
Q1 2012 514.3 8.2%
Q2 2012 572.3 7.8%
Q3 2012 686.2 10.3%
Q4 2012 494.1 7.4%
1Q 2013 473.1 7.9%
2Q 2013 909.2 13.5%

Data source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree™ Report, Thomson Reuters
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What’s all about – Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) ?

CVC as a subset a venture capital (VC) whereby a company is investing directly – without using a third party investment firm – in an external start-up, that it does not own.

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