Welcome to SL #26! Traditional venture capital firms tend to get the bulk of the publicity, but corporate America has long played a big role in funding early stage companies. In fact, 20% of all early stage capital comes from strategic investors like UPS, Intel, IBM, Turner Broadcasting, and others. Contrary to popular belief, UPS isn’t interested only in logistics deals, but rather anything that could affect their industry. Join us for a great conversation with Alan Koenning, who runs United Parcel Service’s Strategic Enterprise Fund.
Of course, a good batch of your emails, a quick bus ride (powered by a steroid-laden Mike Blake rant), and a dash of humor round out another great show. Enjoy!
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