Sino-Inno-Cap

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Project Goal

Our project goal is to create a platform for information and knowledge exchange on Corporate Venture Capital and Innovation in China.

Sino Inno Cap Mission

The Sino Inno Cap project aims to be a knot for investors, companies, and interested individuals in the Venture Capital space. It fosters community building around cutting edge Venture Capital academic research, industry best practices and cross-cultural insights.

Sino Inno Cap Objectives

  • A better understanding of corporate venture capital (CVC) players, structures, processes and strategies.​

  • The role of State-Owned-Enterprises (SOE) and their investment activities in China's innovation policy with a focus on key technologies.​

  • The investment climate for international players in China, e.g. German or European CVCs investing in China.​

  • Chinese CVC activities abroad, e.g., investments by Chinese players in German technology companies.​

  • The use of CVC as a precursor to corporate acquisitions (M&A), as well as the use of CVC as a starting point for subsequent corporate acquisitions and knowledge transfer.​

  • The use of CVC as a precursor to corporate acquisitions (M&A), as well as the use of CVC as a starting point for subsequent corporate acquisitions and knowledge transfer.​

The concrete research results are to result in academic articles as well as in a practitioner study. Furthermore, the conception of case studies for university teaching and a conference within the China Europe Finance Summit framework is planned.