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TechNexus Venture Collaborative forms a Joint Venture with THOR Industries to Drive Forward the Future of the RV Industry
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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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Mesh++ raises $4.9M to make the world more connected than ever
Molten, An Enterprise Software Startup, Raises $7M In Seed Funding From Ashton Kutcher, Michael Ovitz, Jack Dorsey & Other Backers
Miles Launches In Japan; Accelerates Momentum for Platform With New Brand Partners
Orbacam adds music video-making tools to its palm-size musical sequencer
$11M Invested in Camping App The Dyrt to Nearly Double Team Size
How two college friends got Serena Williams and Usain Bolt to back their business
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TechNexus Portfolio Company, Tonal Announces LeBron James as an Investor and Brand Partner
S&T Wildfire Efforts Heat Up to Save Lives with Sensors for Early Warning
TechNexus Perspectives: Chicago Venture Summit, 350+ Open Roles, HAAS Alert & AmpUp raise new funding
Why Venture Collaboration is the Future of Corporate R&D
Cristin Pacifico on Early-Stage Operating, Chicago vs. Silicon Valley, Outdoor Recreation Startups, and Paths to Venture
Melinda Gates-backed All Raise launches Chicago chapter to boost women in tech
Digitally-native Fishing Brand Catch Co. Expands Into Fly Fishing With Acquisition Of Recur Outdoors
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