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The NVCA Corporate Venture Group (CVG) fulfills the information, education, and networking needs of corporations, enabling them to accelerate the progress of innovation and growth through successful strategic venturing. The CVG is designed to build better communication and practical cooperation across all parties in the venture process, including corporations, venture capitalists, start-up companies, and the research community.

“Active industry involvement with NVCA gives us access to industry insights, influence and mares it easier to develop key relationships”Mary-Kay James, Tyson New Ventures


The CVG is governed by a volunteer advisory board, which is responsible for the ongoing development and review of benefits and services for NVCA corporate members.

CVG Leadership 2016-2017
NVCA Board Director –
Sue Siegel, GE Ventures
Chair – Paul Sestili, Rogers Venture Partners
Communications – Chair Reese Schroeder, Motorola Solutions
Education – Chair Vic Pascucci, Independent
Events & Outreach – Christina Karapataki, Schlumberger

NVCA Staff

Jessica Straus
Vice President of Development 

Engagement & Events

The CVG holds regular strategy session webinars to discuss issues, ideas and best practices that matter the most to corporate venture capital. The CVG also hosts an annual in-person meeting.

Next Strategy Session webinardetails forthcoming

CVG Annual Meeting2017 details forthcoming. Check our our highlights from last year’s SHIFT here and pictures below.  

Education & Resources

Corporate Venture Connection quarterly blog series

CVG Mentorship Program