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12 September 2018

Getting better, together

September issue editorial by James Mawson, editor-in-chief

Author: James Mawson, Editor-in-chief

There is a tension in any industry when a region, sector or handful of companies start to shift the established metrics for success and traditionalists begin to feel uncomfortable. This is undoubtedly starting to happen in venture capital more broadly as corporate venturers move the model from, effectively, a local, village-style provision of capital and advice to an international, service-led approach to meet the entrepreneurs’ five primary needs of capital, customers, product development, hiring and an exit.