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News & Insights

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Fred Hoch featured in Forbes article, “4 Unexpected Ways That Partnering With A Corporation Could Help Your Startup”
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The answer to exponential corporate growth 📈

Using a conventional approach, corporations are paying more than they should to develop new products, markets, or revenue streams. Capital can be employed much more effectively using something like Branch Rickey’s farm system.

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Why Venture Collaboration is the Future of Corporate R&D

What can venture capital firms offer startups? Money, foremost. Mentorship, usually. Publicity, street cred, and validation are typically part of the deal. What’s missing in the traditional VC model may be why many startups fail: critical strategic services. Instead, early …

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Fred Hoch featured in Forbes article, “4 Unexpected Ways That Partnering With A Corporation Could Help Your Startup”
“3 Strategies to Build Your Company’s Resistance to Economic Upheaval,” written by Terry Howerton for CEOWORLD magazine
TechNexus’ Madelyn Rutter on The Chicago Capital Podcast
Rethink Growth™ Reception
TechNexus Venture Collaborative’s Cristin Pacifico Spotlight Q&A with Chicago:Blend
Welcome to the Team: Meet Joey, Matt, Olivia & Erin
Q&A with TechNexus’ Summer Undergraduate Interns
On Supply Chain Tech: Why TechNexus Invested in Geomiq and Partium
On Electrification: Why TechNexus Invested in Bluedot and SixWheel
Sea Machines featured in Vox’s Recode Article: “The Unsinkable Potential of Autonomous Boats”
A July 2022 Update from TechNexus Venture Collaborative
A June 2022 Update from TechNexus Venture Collaborative
You’re Hired! Welcome Kelly Wyman
An April 2022 Update from TechNexus Venture Collaborative
Beyond your Driveway: The Electrification Movement is EVerywhere