MM&K’s compensation tips for corporate VC

Nigel Mills, director of the firm, writes about addressing the often thorny issues of compensation at corporate VCs.

Nigel Mills, director at MM&K, writes in this guest column of the difficulties corporate VCs face when it comes to compensation, and how to overcome them. It’s not an easy task. Says one executive at a corporate VC business: “I’m not optimistic about companies having successful CVC businesses. There are too many mismatches with comp issues, people issues, reporting, investment committees, capital, ability to interact and relationships.”

Email prepared by Graham Bippart