BP Ventures in China – “I don’t expect to find limitations.”

I enjoyed speaking to Jin Hu, BP Ventures’ Shanghai-based China Lead, about how she is ‘re-adapting’ to her country of birth after 16 years in the UK. She sets out also the strategic rationale behind BP’s $10m backing of NIO Capital and pledges to demonstrate value to venture investors in China, which in her opinion … Continue reading BP Ventures in China – “I don’t expect to find limitations.”

Accenture Ventures’ Mike Redding – “We really believe in human + machine”

@Accenture Ventures’ Mike Redding sets out a venturing strategy based on the belief in “human + machine ... That’s how we are going to unlock productivity”. He cites @maanaknowledge as “massively transformative. And energy is just ripe to adopt it.” Other issues discussed: One of Accenture Venture’s strategic platforms, Industry X.0, allows a digital transformation … Continue reading Accenture Ventures’ Mike Redding – “We really believe in human + machine”

Q&A with Barbara Burger, President of Chevron Technology Ventures

I really enjoyed interviewing Barbara Burger about Chevron Technology Ventures’ new Future Energy Fund and about Global Corporate Venturing’s Houston conference in November, which, I’m very happy to say, she is co-chairing, and which Chevron is co-sponsoring. Barbara is challenging GCV to “include all aspects of the energy vertical." But she also wants to see … Continue reading Q&A with Barbara Burger, President of Chevron Technology Ventures