Companies investing in startups aren’t in business to nurture startupsAugust 12, 2019Northwest Marketing 1StrategyVenture capital investments in the right new ventures can provide outsized financial returns. But a large number of industrial firms that back startups aren’t doing it only for the potential profits. Instead, they often invest corporate funds into startups relevant to their interests in order to shore up weakening aspects of their business, according to a recent study by Song Ma, assistant professor of finance at Yale SOM.Read MoreHone the inner business leader with a deeper understanding of global business. Click to know more about the Yale Global Executive Leadership Program (Yale GELP) Tweet Share Share Email Related Posts Three ways to communicate better at work Journalist and broadcaster Stephen Carroll offers insights on how professionals can convey their ideas more clearly and effectively Gig workers – What makes it worth it? The promise of the gig economy is of working on a schedule of your own choosing. Does controlling their own time actually make gig workers better off?