Global Corporate Venturing Academy

January 25-26, 2016 in Palo Alto, California

GCV’s 2-Day Corporate Venturing programs provide key principles and approaches to corporate venturing. Great for executives that want to enhance their corporate venturing approach, the program gives a framework and offers insights and shared learning. Executives who have been venturing for some time have used these programs as an opportunity to broaden their understanding of venturing, and consider new geographies & sectors with peers from other leading organizations.

Learn more: GCVA 160125 CV 2 Day Silicon Valley

Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit

January 27-28, 2016 in Sonoma, California

Corporate venturing is in a category of its own within the venture capital ecosystem.

 Multinationals have proven to be invaluable innovation partners and strategic investors to cutting-edge technology companies and emerging growth businesses.

 There is arguably no better time than now for those in corporate venturing, with a doubling of the number of units worldwide to 1200, based on Global Corporate Venturing Analytics data.

 In an effort to capture best practices and facilitate knowledge expansion amongst the members of the CVC community, the Global Corporate Venturing & Innovation Summit will take place in Sonoma on the dates of January 27-28, 2015 at The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa.

 This program is unparalleled in quality and seniority of speakers, with Jon Callaghan, chair of the NVCA and general partner of venture firm True Ventures, as well as NVCA board members Sue Siegel, of GE Ventures, and Claudia Fan Munce, of IBM Venture Capital, all speaking. They will be joined by other industry luminaries including Debby Hopkins of Citi Ventures, Wendell Brooks of Intel Capital, William Taranto of Merck GHI Fund, Ralf Schnell of Siemens Venture Capital, Rick Klau of Google Ventures, Steve Abbott of Sapphire Ventures, Joseph Taylor, CEO of Panasonic, Matt Garratt of Salesforce Ventures, Brendon Kim of Samsung, and Darcy Frisch of Hearst Ventures.

As a strategic partner, we welcome NVCA CVC group members to register using the code for the NVCVGC for a 15% discount.  To enroll, visit

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