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CEO Center Stage: Andrew Coward, President and CEO of Lumina Networks

June 08 2018

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CEO Center Stage: Andrew Coward, President and CEO of Lumina Networks

Lumina Networks CEO Andrew Coward reflects on the SDN space and the industry trends he's currently following in our latest blog post. 

John Doherty Named to Global Corporate Venturing's '2018 Powerlist'

June 13 2018

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John Doherty Named to Global Corporate Venturing's '2018 Powerlist'

Our SVP of Corporate Development, John Doherty, was recently recognized on Global Corporate Venturing's 2018 Powerlist. Learn more about his accomplishments over the years in our latest blog post. 

Investing in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

June 12 2018

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Investing in the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

VZV Director Vijay Doradla breaks down the unique benefits of working with the Verizon Ventures team and the top three traits we look for in entrepreneurs. 

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward

April 28 2015

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: Jonathan Evans, CEO of Skyward

Get to know Skyward CEO Jonathan Evans, the latest company to join Verizon Ventures’ portfolio. 

Why We Need More VCs with Engineering Degrees

April 27 2015

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Why We Need More VCs with Engineering Degrees

There is a movement afoot that may begin to narrow the gap between funders and founders: more engineers are taking the road to venture capital. 

Top 5 Locations for Verizon Ventures Portfolio Companies

April 20 2015

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Top 5 Locations for Verizon Ventures Portfolio Companies

Innovation can’t be tied down to one single location. We list the top 5 locations of our portfolio companies, along with reasons these areas are big draws for startups. 

Investing in Virtual Reality Companies Could Soon Deliver Real Profits

April 14 2015

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Investing in Virtual Reality Companies Could Soon Deliver Real Profits

Virtual Reality has made inroads in gaming, but could soon make the jump to other facets of daily life. We explore some of the nearest-term investment opportunities in virtual reality. 

A Marathon Three Days at Launch Festival

April 10 2015

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A Marathon Three Days at Launch Festival

UAVs and how to stand out from the crowd. Here are some key takeaways from Verizon Ventures’ experience at Launch Festival. 

Corporate Venture Capital is Back… But We’re In It for the Partnership

April 02 2015

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Corporate Venture Capital is Back… But We’re In It for the Partnership

If corporations can tap into innovation by investing in startups vs. spending millions on hiring internal R&D staff, why wouldn’t they?

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