Here are some unexpected names in the corporate venture world

Venture CapitalThey’re not considered high tech firms, but corporations like Walgreen’s, 7-Eleven and the Vitamin Shopper are opening venture capital arms to capitalize on new technology advances. Read more about this latest movement in the corporate venture world here.

And, in the past few weeks, another somewhat surprising corporation has started a venture fund for food start-ups. Read more about it here.

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