Corporate Venturing 2 Day Program | Moscow

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Moscow | 12 -13 September 2017

12 -13 September 2017

  • 2 Day Program
  • 10.00 12 September to
  • 16.30 13 September 2017

Course info

Our 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.


This Program Aims to:

  • Accelerate your understanding of corporate venturing to build your knowledge and skills in corporate venturing
  • Enhance the capabilities of executives, venture teams and stakeholders responsible for supporting venturing
  • Provide an understanding of CVC language, approaches and develop a strategy for corporate venturing that suits your own organization.



Who Attends?

The participants in the program will be executives from VC funds, Regional funds, leading organizations who are considering corporate venturing and innovation programs.
Managing directors of corporate venturing units, venture team members, champions of venturing in business units, senior executives in corporates, partners and service organizations involved in corporate venturing. Recent participants from the over 200 attendees have included ARM, Aviva, BAT, BP, BMW, Caterpillar, Evonik, IBM, McLaren, US Cellular, Visteon and many more.

  • Great content such as the 5Ps of Innovation and Venturing – Purpose, Process, People, Partners, Performance
  • Strategic innovation and venturing objectives
  • Different processes for Venturing and types of CVC
  • Corporate perspective on term sheets
  • Discussion on CVC issues in real case study
  • Partnering with VCs, Incubators, Universities, advisors and the Corporate Venturing eco-system
  • Performance measures and the means of reporting strategic and financial benefits
  • Great Networking for deal flow and eco system building

See GCV Academy videos on our YouTube Channel

Benefits of Participation Include:

  • Increased effectiveness and efficiency
  • Enhanced deal flow
  • Better understanding and decisions on investments
  • Creating more engagement from the investment team, business units and other stakeholders
  • Drive true value of CV with the corporate strategic value team, business units and other stakeholders
  • Drive true value of CV with the corporate strategic value

This program will be delivered in English and Russian with translation available.


Andrew Gaule
GCV Academy

Andrew for over 15 years has been advising and working with leading corporates to set up Corporate Venturing and Open Innovation programs. Andrew is working in a range of strategic programs in corporates, building team capabilities, supporting drive of new ventures and building Innovative New Value ChainsTM in corporates in Europe, USA and Asia in the advisory firm, Aimava.

Ekaterina Vainberg

Ekaterina (Katy) is an innovation thought leader and ecosystem facilitator with a deep focus on startups acceleration and growth. She has a profound expertise is setting up and managing international acceleration & incubation programs (“Startup Security Challenge”, “Integrator”, “MGIMO Business-incubator”), organization of international conferences on innovation, entrepreneurship & venture capital (RAFBI, GTS), fundraising and project management (“Helikon-opera”, Charity fund “Sport, Health, Life”).

While managing acceleration programs, she has built tight collaboration with Silicon Valley, London and Russian business-angels and corporate venture funds which turned into successful investments in startups. She also served as an advisor to the General Director of one oil & gas company for venture investment priorities.

Gary Marsh
Aimava and GCV Academy

Gary leads innovation and venturing programs supporting leading global corporates. He has worked with independent, VC funded businesses, helping them develop business plans, raise funds and coach the management teams in delivering new businesses. He has worked across the energy value chain from primary extraction to retail, in the UK, Russia, Thailand and Brazil, including generation, trading, environmental management, energy retail, IT and business change. Gary played a leading role in creating a major new player in the Russian power market, advising on developing the business model, establishing effective business and team performance management and preparing the business for western investment.

George Gogolev

George has occupied a number of positions at the RVC, where he currently serves as Head of the Innovation Ecosystem Development. Prior to RVC Dr. Gogolev occupied leading positions in a number of startups in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Hospitality, the latest being head of marketing and PR at a vertically integrated LED manufacturer OptoGaN.

Speakers being confirmed from leading global Corporate Venture and Innovation Units with expert legal input. See previous speakers in our team area.

Course info

Great Content, Discussion & Networking



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Prices start at £500 for Russia based corporates. Thanks to the support of the Russia Venture Capital Assoc.
Accommodation not included


10.00 12 September to
16.30 13 September 2017
Networking dinner


Enquiries: Contact Andrew Gaule:
Tel: +44 (0) 7798 616 934


The GCV Academy offers deals when you register early or with partners. Multi-Buy tickets are for multiple attending a location or different locations for a team.

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