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Corporate Venturing Network is a successful network of corporates and ecosystem players active in corporate venturing and open innovation

CVN’s creed is ’CVN; for the members, by the members and through the members’. We are a peer-to-peer network organization sharing best practices and collaborating on creating tangible leads and global new business initiatives. We operate as a professional association for corporate innovation and venturing professionals.

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Corporate Venturing - Bridging the European Valley of Death

This new study by the Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s science and knowledge serviceprovides an overview of what corporate venturing is and its potential impact on the technology transfer field. It outlines some relevant aspects, frequent models and current trends. Based on a brief literature review and consultation of a few experts, the analysis provides some recommendations for European leaders in government, university and industry.

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Keynote speakers for Corporate Venturing and Entrepreneurship summit on April2 2020 are known

We are happy to announce that Rob van Leen (former Chief Innovation Officer DSM) and Josemaria Siota (Executive Director at IESE Business School) will be our keynote speakers of the CV&E summit 2020

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Corporate Venturing Network attending GES 2019

Corporate Venturing Network attends GES 2019, June 3-5, in The Hague, The Netherlands

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Benchmark your business

Are you ready to team up with startups or corporates?

Find out whether your startup is ready to collaborate with corporates, or is your corporate ready to tyeam up with startups? Benchmark your scores with many other corporates and startups and read about best practices using our Ready To Team Up survey tools .

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Corporate venturing, e-book

'This is an essential reference for anyone interested in corporate venturing. It is full of helpful insights, and is illustrated with loads of great examples.' (Henry Chesbrough, professor at UC Berkeley and author of Open Innovation). In this book Corina Kuiper and Fred van Ommen describe how Corporate Venturing is part of the company’s ‘innovation family’, where babies and teenagers are the new business initiatives and the parents and grandparents represent the established business.

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