Term Sheet — Tuesday, February 19

Feb 19, 2019 - Fortune
Board and Executive Moves-Mergers and Acquisitions-IPOs-Investments

Good morning, Term Sheet readers.

Corporate investment funds broke records in 2018.

Corporate venture capital refers to the type of funding where corporations buy into startups through an investment arm. For instance, Microsoft invests through its venture subsidiary called M12, Baidu invests through Baidu Ventures, and Alphabet invests through GV.

If you're a regular Term Sheet reader, you've undoubtedly seen these names pop up in the VC section below. As it turns out, 2018 rea...