CV Investment - Due Diligence, Valuation
& Exit Program | London

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London | 22 May 2017

London | 22 May 2017

  • 1 Day Program
  • 10.00 – 17.00 22 May

Course info

This One Day venturing program

provides detailed content and discussion with industry experts on the topics of CVC investment due diligence and valuation. The program considers this in the strategic and financial context for corporates and also the reality of investing in early stage and high growth


This Program Aims to:

  • Accelerate your understanding of corporate venturing to build your knowledge and skills in corporate venturing
  • Enhance the capabilities of the key areas of making an investment and approaches to valuation
  • 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 leading global organizations who are involved in the investment directly or along side others in early stage start ups.
Managing directors of corporate venturing units, venture team members, champions of venturing in business units, senior executives in corporates, partners and service

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
  • Glossary of CVC and investment terms
  • Due diligence checklists
  • Approaches to valuations
  • Data on venture valuation from SVB analysis
  • Corporate perspective on term sheets
  • Examples and cases from leading global CVCs
  • Great Networking for deal flow and eco system building

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Benefits of Participation Include:

  • Better understanding and decisions on investments
  • More effective processes and capabilities for successful deals
  • Enhance your return on investment
  • Drive true value of CV with the corporate strategic value
  • The investment in one day program can give significant return

This program will not cover the detail of deal VC investment training covered by organizations such as the BVCA and EVCA


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.

Howard Palmer
Taylor Wessing

Howard Palmer is a partner in the Corporate Technology department and specialises in advising on venture capital investments, for both companies and investors, acquisitions and disposals as well as IPOs, particularly on AIM. He primarily works with companies in the technology, media and life sciences sectors.

Jonathan Tudor
BP Ventures - Mobility

Jonathan is responsible for their external venture and fund investments. Prior to this, he was a Venture Director at Castrol Innoventures and previously a partner in a UK-US venture fund focused on creating and growing technology companies in multiple sectors. He has been involved in corporate venturing since the internet boom of the late 1990′s when he worked for Schott Glas in Germany, before moving to the UK to join the ventures team of QinetiQ a global defence and security technology business. He has helped create, run and sell the companies he has been involved in – and is familiar with many technologies and business models. Jonathan graduated from Oxford with a Doctorate in chemistry.

Stephen Lowery
Silicon Valley Bank

Stephen joined Silicon Valley Bank in 2016 as a Managing Director. He is focused on building strategic relationships with leading venture capital firms and investors across Europe. Stephen works with leading technology businesses, and the entrepreneurs and investors behind them, to deliver financial solutions and leverage the Silicon Valley Bank network to help accelerate their plans and achieve success.

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

Venue:Taylor Wessing, 5 New St Square, London EC4A 3TW


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Prices start at £650 with MultiBuy discount. Accommodation not included
Accommodation not included


10.00 – 17.00 22 May

Networking drinks on 22 May with the GCV Symposium

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


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GCV Symposium – London being held 23 – 24 May 2017

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