The Head of Citi Ventures on how, and why, to leverage Corporate Venture Arms Like his

At our inaugural stage event, we had a long talk with Arvind Purushotham, Managing Director and Global Head of Citi Ventures, about how startups should think about corporate enterprise weapons, such as what an entity check can mean, and it’s already How can a financial partner gain such around once. To try to understand the advantages and potential problems of working on the arm of a more traditional strategic enterprise vs. corporate enterprise for the organization, it is very valuable to zip through this discussion.

Among the many topics addressed, Purushotham gave us insights into how in some cases they have changed the way they work, driven by necessity. The bottom line of City Ventures, he said, was that they had to move faster to stay competitive. However, its internal systems are already in place, so running fast involving risk and compliance team and senior management is not a problem in most cases. Purushottam said: “We didn’t have to wait for a second time or ask the company to close a second time. We were able to close along with the rest of the syndicate.

At our inaugural stage event, we had a long talk with Arvind Purushotham, Managing Director and Global Head of Citi Ventures, about how startups should think about corporate enterprise weapons, such as what an entity check can mean, and it’s already How can a financial partner gain such around once. To try to understand the advantages and potential problems of working on the arm of a more traditional strategic enterprise vs. corporate enterprise for the organization, it is very valuable to zip through this discussion.

Among the many topics addressed, Purushotham gave us insights into how in some cases they have changed the way they work, driven by necessity. The bottom line of City Ventures, he said, was that they had to move faster to stay competitive. However, its internal systems are already in place, so running fast involving risk and compliance team and senior management is not a problem in most cases.