The Corporate Startup Investment Award takes into account the following parameters:
A. Number of investments;
B. Dollar amount of the investments;
C. Estimated return on investment;
D. Size and perceived relevance of the invested startups;
E. Process put in place for investments: presence of a dedicated fund/CVC, a ventures team, etc.
These awards do not provide any ranking. It helps highlight companies, approaches and initiatives that deserve to be recognized.