2022 CVC survey participants represent:
CVCs are taking their foot off the gas
Venture investment in the current macro climate is characterized by lower valuations and fewer investments and exits across the board. CVC activity is no exception with most respondents reporting a slower investment pace in 2023.
LPs still trending
The number of CVCs in this year's survey rose slightly compared to 2021 with 55% of all CVC firms taking an LP position.
Corporates are investing in traditional VC funds for a whole host of reasons – 27% of respondents took LP positions to gain exposure to new adjacent markets, 26% to get in on early-stage deals and 25% to get exposure to new geos.
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