Hello the AV community to Ecosystem Series #1

Some interesting article to read at the beach:

1. Softbank is launching another MEGA fund backed by Apple, Microsoft and Foxconn

(a 108Bn $ fund 😅 which is 3x times the money raised by all the European Fund combined in the last 3.5 years )

http://www.businessinsider.fr/us/softbank-108-billion-vision-fund-ii-2019-7/

2. Vinci is revamping its Intrapreneurship and acceleration program Leonard. These gu  ys are solid and Construction tech is definitely something we are exploring ( more news for AV to come in September about this theme)

https://leonard.vinci.com/en/leonard-accelerates-with-the-creation-of-two-programmes-dedicated-to-startups/

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3. An in-depth report made by BCG about Start-up / Corporate collaboration that confirms the mega trends we are following and outline some key areas to work on – it works but its not automatic

https://www.bcg.com/fr-fr/publications/2019/corporate-startup-relationships-work-after-honeymoon-ends.aspx

More news and facts to come next week 🙂

The AV Team