"Corporate" Venture Capital? Who knew?
Just when you thought you understood venture capital, along comes "corporate" venture capital a/k/a CVC. You’ll love how Wikipedia defines it: "The definition of CVC often becomes clearer by explaining what it is not." Huh? Digging deeper, the long and short of it is this: corporate venture capital is an investment that a company -- typically, a large player in the field -- makes in a startup. Join our discussion with Marty Sukle, CEO of Snake Creek Lasers, as he talks about his prior life in corporate venture capital.