Glushik of HG Ventures Named “Emerging Leader” of Global Corporate Venturing
INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HG Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of The Heritage Group, today announced that Chief Executive John Glushik has been recognized as one of Global Corporate Venturing’s “Top 50 Emerging Leaders” list. (GCV), the leading industry publication for venture capital firms.
Glushik was selected from over 20,000 industry professionals across 2,500 venture capital units. The Emerging Leaders Award recognizes accomplished professionals who are considered the “heir apparent” and “glue” of their corporate venture capital team. Glushik received the award at the GCV Rising Stars and Emerging Leaders 2022 ceremony, held virtually on February 10.
At HG Ventures, Glushik leverages over 20 years of venture capital experience to develop partnerships with high-growth, innovative companies that support a sustainable future in materials, infrastructure, environmental solutions and industrial systems. . Glushik helped start HG Ventures in 2018 after serving as a General Partner at Intersouth Partners and Managing Director of Duke Angel Network, covering all aspects of venture capital investing and portfolio management.
“I am honored to be recognized in this year’s Emerging Leaders list by the esteemed GCV team,” Glushik said. “It is a privilege to work with such a talented, diverse and passionate team of experts and innovators who are developing solutions to our most pressing challenges. I look forward to continuing our work driving meaningful innovation in critical industries. »
Glushik is the third HG Ventures executive recognized among GCV executives. Senior Director Ginger Rothrock was named GCV Rising Star in 2021 and Executive Vice President Kip Frey was included in the Powerlist Top 100 Leaders of Internal Venture Capital Groups in 2020 and again in 2021.
“John’s commitment to trust, transparency and partnership perfectly demonstrates our team values,” said Frey. “His unwavering focus on these principles is key to our long-term, collaborative and successful engagements with entrepreneurs, investors and the expert ecosystem.
About HG Ventures:
HG Ventures is the venture capital arm of The Heritage Group, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. HG Ventures supports innovation and growth within The Heritage Group by investing in and partnering with innovative, high-growth companies to support a sustainable future. The team draws on the world-class expertise of The Heritage Group’s operating companies and research center to deliver a unique value proposition to partner companies in its portfolio. www.hgventures.com.