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20 December 2017

2017 Roundup: Alphabet

The Google owner committed big money to Lyft and Airbnb as GV increased its late-stage deals, formed an AI fund called Gradient and exited from Snap and Cloudera in IPOs.

Author: Robert Lavine, News Editor

Given the reorganisations at Alphabet since it was formed in 2015 to act as an umbrella company for Google and its diversified business interests, 2017 was a relatively relaxed year for its corporate venturing units, though they continued to be active.