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NVCA Corporate Venture Group Summit - Wilmington, DE
April 4, 2013 - April 5, 2013 
Industry Sector:
Corporate Venture Capital
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NVCA Corporate Venture Group Fall Summit 2012

April 4-5, 2013 (Rescheduled Dates)
Hotel du Pont and Conference Center,
Wilmington, DE


Engage in a unique experience designed for corporate venturing leaders who will gather in Wilmington, DE (the home of our host DuPont Ventures) April 4 – 5, 2013, to share best practices, create opportunities to collaborate in areas of common interest and build networks with other corporate venture leaders.

This day and a half event will explore the challenges and importance of CVC relating to corporate innovation, measuring value, tools for success, creating shared value, nurturing the next wave of start-ups, straight talk to traditional VC, and more.  The summit continues to be built around the needs of corporate venturing leaders and is limited to 125 attendees this year.

Program Highlights:

  • Opening cocktail reception hosted by Ben Dupont and yet2ventures (April 3)
  • Rip Tides or Smoot Sailing - Views of the Current Investing Environment
  • CVC Strategy & Operating Models
  • Measuring Value & Defining Success
  • Keynote by Thomas Connelly, EVP & Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont Company
  • Creating Shared Value - Ron Pierantozzi, Cameron Associates
  • Informal peer discussion sessions
  • Nurturing the Next Wave of Start-ups

To view the agenda click here.

Registration & Rates:

NVCA Members: No Charge

Non-Members: $595

TO REGISTER: click here

Please note, to receive the complimentary rate, you will need to log-in to the NVCA website so the system can identify you as a NVCA Member. If you do not know your log-in information, please call the NVCA office at 703-524-2549.

(No-shows will be charged $595 unless a member substitution is made prior to or at the event)

Please note, that this event was originally scheduled for November 2012 and was rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy.  You must re-register for the Summit in order to reserve your place If you paid a registration fee previously, please contact Allyson Chappell who can assist you with re-registration at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  She can also provide a refund if you can longer attend the Summit in April.

Hotel Information

A limited number of rooms have been block for summit attendees at The Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, DE.  Make your reservation by calling 800-441-9019, and refer to group number NCV1031 in order to receive the special group rate of$189 per night.  This special rate ends March 12, so be sure to book your hotel room early.


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