Capturing. Technology. Innovation.

WHEN Feb 9-10, 2016 Two Full Days
WHERE Newport Beach, CA The Island Hotel

Capturing Technology Innovation, Market Share and Revenue Streams Through Corporate Venturing & Innovation Partnerships.

This annual event provides CVCs, corporate strategy executives, C-level innovation officers and corporate development executives with strategies to gain a competitive advantage through corporate venturing and innovation initiatives.


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CVIP Co-Chair Nagraj Kashyap thanks the generous conference sponsors and delivers a State of the Corporate Venturing Industry to attendees.

Mark Randall, Chief Strategist and VP of Creativity at Adobe, explains how a desire to “increase the innovation failure rate” at Adobe lead to the creation of the successful Kick Box program.

Kevin Jacques, Director of CS+D and Head of Fund Investments at Intuit, explains why Intuit is establishing a program for investing in venture capital firms.

Gary Shapiro, CEO and President of the Consumer Electronics Association, reviews the role that global innovation can play in fostering economic growth.

CVIP Co-Chair Dominique Mégret welcomes newcomers to the CVIP conference and issues a wake up call for European Corporate Venturing units.

Intel Capital’s Arvind Sodhani encourages more corporations to establish corporate venturing units but offers a few pieces of cautionary advice.

Rowan Chapman of GE Ventures details how the corporate venturing program is putting a new spin on internal and long-term innovation.

Thomas Kalil, Deputy Director of Policy for the White House, gives CVIP attendees a glimpse at President Obama’s innovation policy.

Shankar Chandran, Head of Samsung’s $100 million Catalyst Fund, provides CVIP attendees with an eye-opening overview of the tech giant’s move into wearable technologies.

Saeed Amidi, Founder and CEO of Plug and Play Tech Center, reviews some of his accelerator’s early success investing in start-ups that turned into Tech Titans including Google and PayPal.

It is increasingly pertinent that corporations harness innovation to maintain a competitive advantage and increase market share.

The IBF annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference offers corporate investors and business development executives the unique peer-to-peer opportunity to hear cutting-edge strategies, including insights on how corporate venturing programs are structured and best practices for gaining a competitive advantage through corporate venturing.

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