Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1997 (Revised January 1999)

Cambridge Technology Partners: Corporate Venturing (August 1996)

by Paul A. Gompers and Catherine M. Conneely

Abstract

Concerns the decision of Jim Sims, president and CEO of Cambridge Technology Partners (CTP) to form a corporate venture capital subsidiary. CTP is a fast-growing information technology consulting firm that has been presented with many investment opportunities from clients and employees.

Keywords: Decisions; Venture Capital; Leadership; Information Technology; Investment; Opportunities; Customer Focus and Relationships; Business Startups; Business Subsidiaries; Information Technology Industry; Consulting Industry; Cambridge;

Citation:

Gompers, Paul A., and Catherine M. Conneely. "Cambridge Technology Partners: Corporate Venturing (August 1996)." Harvard Business School Case 297-033, March 1997. (Revised January 1999.)