Global Corporate Venturing Symposium in London on May 21-22, 2013

The Global Corporate Venturing Symposium brings together over 200 of the top people in corporate venture capital from around the world in London. Click here to see the agenda and to register.

The theme of the Symposium on May 21/22 in London this year is Powerbrokers, as the golden age's generation of corporate venturers dances with start-ups and integrates ideas and opportunities into their parent businesses.

The organisers want you to come away from the Symposium with at least three practical outcomes:

  • 5 new contacts who can help you take your business to the next level as partners or customers.
  • A portfolio company previously unknown to you, looking for the next round of financing and that sparks your interest.
  • A better understanding of the issues and challenges faced by corporate venturers so that you can help solve them.

"A great event, content was really good, liked the key note presentations. Also awards and dinner were excellent."

Martin Grieve, Managing Director, Unilever Corporate Ventures writing about the 2012 Symposium.


Toshihisa Adachi, Japan VC Association,Tony Askew, Reed Elsevier, Marcos Battisti, Intel Capital, Gerald Brady, Silicon Valley Bank, Chris Coburn, Cleveland Clinic , Mikhail Chuchkevic, Bright Capital,Warren East, ARM, Claudia Fan Munce, IBM Venture Capital, Neil Foster, Baker Botts, Andrew Gaule, Corven Networks, Deborah Hopkins, Citigroup, Bo Ilsoe, Nokia Growth Partners, Nagraj Kashyap, Qualcomm Ventures, Crispin Leick, Innogy Ventures, Graeme Martin, Takeda Ventures, Heidi Mason, Bell Mason Group, Dominique Megret, Swisscom, Julie Meyer, Ariadne Capital, Girish Nadkarni, ABB, Peter Nagler, Evonik, Mark Radcliffe, DLA Piper, Ralf Schnell, Siemens VC, Charles Searle, Naspers’ MIH, Erik Sebusch, CMEA Partners, Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP, Eileen Tanghal, Applied Ventures, Markus Thill, Robert Bosch VC, Matthias Ummenhofer, EIF, Phil Wickham, Kauffman Fellows

PLUS - Al Gore, former Vice President of the USA, co-founder of Generation Investment Management and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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