November 2-3, Washington, DC

About this event

This 1.5 day conference, developed in collaboration with NVCA’s CFO Taskforce, focused on the critical role senior operations professionals play in venture firms, and how they can provide value back to their partnerships. The agenda emphasizes best practices, technical topics, professional development, and industry-related policy content.

Participants had the opportunity to earn up to 8 CPE credit hours.

Day 1: November 2

  • 5:30 PM

    Registration Opens

  • 6:00 PM

    Dinner & Policy Updates

    Cocktails, dinner, and policy updates from both Mehlman Castignetti and NVCA’s Policy team.

Day 2: November 3

  • 7:30 AM

    Breakfast

  • 8:30 AM

    CFOs talk Crypto

    Learn how operations leaders are approaching non-traditional assets.

  • 9:30 AM

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Hear from regulatory and compliance experts on the SEC enforcement and policy landscape for 2022 and beyond.

  • 10:45 AM

    Back Office Systems

    This discussion features leading VC operators sharing how to effectively leverage tools, systems, and processes to optimize back office operations, fund administration, and portfolio monitoring.

  • 1:00 PM

    Tax & Accounting

    Featuring VC tax and accounting thought leaders provide insights and expertise on the industry. This session will review new tax & accounting updates VC firms should be aware of in 2022.

  • 2:00 PM

    LP Reporting

    Find out how LPs are viewing the VC asset class, benchmarking preferences, and how CFOs can help make the diligence process easier.

  • 3:10 PM

    Veteran CFO/Ask Me Anything

    Featuring veteran VC CFOs and COOs discussing key issues facing firms and portfolio companies including ESG, SPACs, fundraising best practices, exits, and valuations, leading into a Q&A discussion.

Featured Speakers

Nathan Apsel

Nathan Apsel

CFO,

Paradigm

Bronwyn Bailey

Bronwyn Bailey

Managing Director,

First Republic

 Sue Biglieri

Sue Biglieri

CFO,

Kleiner Perkins

Dan Faigus

Dan Faigus

SEC Private Funds Unit / Adjunct Professor,

SEC

Steve Franklin

Steve Franklin

Partner,

Gunderson Dettmer

Dana Johns

Dana Johns

Senior Portfolio Manager,

Maryland State Retirement Fund

Monica Johnson

Monica Johnson

CFO,

NGP Capital

Blake Koriath

Blake Koriath

CFO,

High Alpha

Mike Kubacki

Mike Kubacki

CFO,

NewSpring Capital

Kristen Lagurre

Kristen Lagurre

Managing Director, CFO and COO,

MPM Capital

Josh Newville

Josh Newville

Partner,

Proskauer Rose LLP

Tony Paredes

Tony Paredes

VP of Global Business Development,

Anduin

Kay Parry

Kay Parry

Managing Director,

Pacific Western Bank

Bill Park

Bill Park

Partner,

Cross Creek

Spencer Punter

Spencer Punter

COO,

DCVC

Maggie Schmitt

Maggie Schmitt

CFO,

JMI Equity

Navin Sethi

Navin Sethi

Partner,

EY

Madison Sinclair

Madison Sinclair

Senior Manager, Wealth & Asset Management Assurance,

EY

Susan Stella

Susan Stella

Head of Investor Relations,

Activate Capital

Jim Stewart

Jim Stewart

COO,

True Ventures

Rob Suttton

Rob Suttton

Partner,

Proskauer Rose LLP

Augie Wilkison

Augie Wilkison

Director of Portfolio Monitoring and Analysis,

Bessemer Venture Partners

Event Partners

Platinum

Gold

Silver

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