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Future Ventures

Future Ventures

By FutureLabs Ventures
Future ventures is a conversation series to deep dive into the world of corporate venture building.
It explores the journey of identifying new corporate venture opportunities, and executing successfully through conversations with entrepreneurs, expert practitioners and corporate leaders.

Tune in to listen to how they did it, what were their key learnings, what were the results and tradeoffs they had to make along the way. We will also explore how a large corporate mothership can support and enable a fledgling venture team!
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Lessons Learnt in Corporate Venture Building : Conversation with Kit Wong

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Lessons Learnt in Corporate Venture Building : Conversation with Kit Wong

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Journey of the validation sprint and convincing the Mothership – Conversation with Alvin Cai, Ranga Govindan & Jorge Rosario
In this fourth episode, FutureLabs Venture Partner Tamanna Dahiya is privileged to be joined by Alvin Cai, VP EDB New Ventures, Ranga Govindan, Head of Business Development and M&A (AP & MEA) and Jorge Rosario, Organisational Change Movement (AP & MEA) of Electrolux. Our corporate partner, Electrolux and EDB New Ventures, the corporate venturing arm of EDB, recently participated in the CV Launchpad validation sprint. Together they discuss the challenges and insights towards obtaining the mandate and their experience of the validation sprint including how the external partners (EDB & FLV) facilitated the processes, to finally sharing their tips on how to get your regional and global management behind you in this journey.
18:44
April 29, 2022
Corporate Venture Building Pioneers - Conversation with Khairil Abdullah
In this third episode, FutureLabs Managing Partner Mario Aquino, speaks to Khairil Abdullah, CEO Axiata Digital. At Axiata, he has spearheaded the journey of building new ventures such as Boost (ewallet) and ADA (integrated digital, analytics, and marketing). Prior to Axiata, he was a partner with more than 15 years at one of the world’s leading management consultancy firms. Mario and Khairil will talk about how large corporates can create the right set-up, governance, structure and incentives for encouraging new corporate ventures to succeed – and the many lessons learnt that come from the experience of doing it for over a decade.
55:34
November 10, 2021
Venture Building in the Wild: Conversation with Kiren Tanna
In the second episode, Usman Lodhi, Venture Partner FutureLabs Ventures speaks to Kiren Tanna. A serial entrepreneur with multiple multi-$100M+ exits (FoodPanda, Zen Rooms), Kiren possesses incredible business acumen and expertise across both technical and commercial domains. They talk about the key learnings throughout his journey in entrepreneurship, and the different aspects in building groundbreaking B2C ventures
30:48
November 08, 2021
Lessons Learnt in Corporate Venture Building : Conversation with Kit Wong
In this first episode, Pedro URIA-RECIO, Venture Partner FutureLabs Ventures speaks to Kit Wong. A veteran of Southeast Asia’s innovation and entrepreneurial scene, Kit is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned executive who built and scaled unicorn ventures (OVO, Lu-Global), and led fast-growth of notable tech players in the region (Google). They talk about key learnings in the journey and how a corporate can enable but not constrain the growth of the new businesses.
35:38
July 07, 2021