Issue 23 / September 2022

We launch companies from strategy to action, from thinking to doing, from theory to building - investing in and accelerating ideas in the market. We build growth engines for the Global 1000. 

"I've never seen anything like Mach49"

One of the world's leading experts in strategy and innovation, Vijay Govindarajan, Coxe Distinguished Professor of Management at Tuck's School of Business at Dartmouth, shares his thoughts on how Mach49's venture building work provides pathways to better futures for global communities. 

TDK Ventures Continues to Excel At Year Three

With a 3x larger second fund, an open “deep exploration” approach, and a top 20 CVC accolade, TDK Ventures has built a new corporate venture capital model — and we think other companies will follow. Read the blog post here.

The Unicorn Within: How Companies Can Create Game-Changing Ventures at Startup Speed

We are very excited to announce that Harvard Business Review Press has set October 25th as the publication date for Mach49 founder and CEO Linda Yates’s new book — The Unicorn Within: How Companies Can Create Game-Changing Ventures at Startup Speed.

Linda’s goal is to democratize what we do by making our methodology, tools, assessments, agendas, processes, scripts, and more available to anyone eager to disrupt themselves from the inside out: C-suites, internal entrepreneurs, SMBs, government and regional authorities, startups, NGOs, non-profits, and others ready to drive meaningful growth and positive change through venture building.  
The Unicorn Within is available now for pre-order on Amazon.

And, if your company might be interested in purchasing multiple copies to share with team members or clients, please contact Dan Rovzar:

Mach49 Insights

“If we want society, humanity, and the environment to exist past the next 100 years we need big solutions to these big problems.” Chris Tacy, our Corporate Investing Partner and Board Member-In-Residence, shares his thoughts in a recent blog highlighting the need for hard tech startups and why large corporations can not only be most helpful but can actually increase the odds of venture success.

Bill Albert, Senior VP and Global Head of CX, was a recent guest on the Brave UX podcast where he discussed the importance of quantitative-based customer research and why organizations need to start leveraging the power of CX metrics as part of their design and innovation process.

Senior Entrepreneur-In-Residence Janet Kang shares on 3 Impacts of Companies Investing in the Metaverse Now, which covers considerations companies should evaluate before investing in and building out their Metaverse strategies.

Xiao Zhong, Senior Ideate Research Analyst, was recently interviewed by C&En, where he shared his insights into how large chemical companies can utilize their in-house entrepreneurial spirit, risk-taking capabilities, and Mothership alignment to beat rising startups at their own game and disrupt the chemical industry.

Christian Lindener, our new Board Member-In-Residence, was recently featured in GCV’s article “Lindener joins Mach49 to build out European operations.”

Get in touch Get in touch
Learn More About Mach49 Learn More About Mach49
Follow us on LinkedIn

Was this email forwarded to you? Subscribe here

Copyright ©|2022||Mach49| All rights reserved.

Our mailing address is:
900 Veterans Parkway Blvd. Suite 600 Redwood City, CA 94063

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can
update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.