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As growth capital investors, we see many B2B tech companies that have already generated product/market fit and product/channel fit selling digital solutions to medium-sized and enterprise customers. Many times, these companies want to raise growth capital in order to accelerate growth by expanding internationally…


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Many executives that want to initiate corporate venturing activities already struggle answering the question how to set-up a CVC organization for success. The six guiding principles described in this series of articles are supposed to help answer this question.

Guiding Principle 1…


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Many executives that want to initiate corporate venturing activities already struggle answering the question how to set-up a CVC organization for success. The six guiding principles described in this series of articles are supposed to help answer this question.

Guiding Principle 1…


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Many executives that want to initiate corporate venturing activities already struggle answering the question how to set-up a CVC organization for success. The six guiding principles described in this series of articles are supposed to help answer this question.

Guiding Principle 1…


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Given the Covid-19 crisis and its severe business implications in many industries, corporations have started scrutinising their corporate venture capital (CVC) activities again. Is CVC here to stay this time or has this been just another CVC wave that is about to ebb away?

I argue their are several good…


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Many executives that want to initiate corporate venturing activities or that are dissatisfied with the performance of their existing CVC units struggle answering the question how to set-up a CVC organization for success. …


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“Start with the customer and work backwards.” (Jeff Bezos)

Impact of Churn, Expansion and Referrals on Growth and Exit Valuation

While continuously acquiring new customers should certainly be part of your high growth plan, an even more important part of your high growth plan should be to retain your customers. …


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Your startup was hit by a black swan — COVID-19. Suddenly, you have been forced to think about how to navigate a times of extreme crisis. You may have already had to switch to survival mode.

As a venture capital investor, I am currently in constant touch with our portfolio…


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How to accelerate growth? How to improve the growth rate? How to acquire more customers? How to get more traction? If you are a founder looking for answers to these questions, do not directly jump to analyzing options to increase the number of website visitors and prospects that can be…

Patrick Flesner

Partner at LeadX Capital Partners

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