Münchenbryggeriet (The Brewery)

Stockholm, Sweden

20 October 2016



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Corporate Venture Capital Summit - 21 October 2016




Meeting Room

Alströmergatan 20

112 47 Stockholm





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Attendance costs


Free for Invest Europe members

€200* for non-members, 50% discount if you are also registered for the Venture Capital Forum


* According to Swedish law, 25% VAT needs to be added






Check-in and networking coffee





Welcome by the Chairman of the CVR, Jan Westerhues - Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Vice-Chairman of the CVR, Bernhard Mohr - Evonik Ventures and Michael Collins - Chief Executive of Invest Europe



Panel: Collaboration between the Startup and CVC Parent


Start-up receives an investment from a CVC, then CVC parent does business with start-up, and everyone is a winner. Is it really that simple? This panel will discuss experience of collaborations: what works, and what to watch out for.


Brief introductory presentation by Michael Lee, Syngenta Ventures


Panelist: Jan Westerhues - Robert Bosch Venture Capital, Bernhard Mohr - Evonik Ventures, Karin Wehlin - Bomill



The Facts: Corporate Venture in Europe


Latest Invest Europe data presented by Cornelius Müller, Research Director, Invest Europe




Networking Break



Snapshot from a Local Corporate Venturer - IKEA


Christian Ehrenborg, Managing Director at IKEA will share the general overview on structure and interaction in IKEA, opportunities and challenges, IKEA’s perception of the local market.



How can the EU support portfolio companies? The role of the EIB


Hristo Stoykov, Head of Growth Capital & Innovation Finance at European Investment Bank (EIB) will talk about a range of financing instruments that CVC-backed companies might also be able to access. EIB will explain what those mechanisms are and how your portfolio companies might be able to access them.




Last years' attendees

  • 3M Deutschland GmbH - New Ventures
  • Aesculap AG
  • Allianz SE
  • Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Management GmbH
  • DSM Venturing B.V.
  • EcoMobility Ventures
  • Eneco
  • European School of Management and Technology GmbH (ESMT)
  • Evonik Venture Capital GmbH
  • GDF SUEZ (Engie)
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • Heraeus Holding GmbH
  • High-Tech Gründerfonds Management GmbH
  • HR Ventures
  • IKEA GreenTech AB
  • Invest Europe (Formerly EVCA)
  • MS Ventures
  • Qualcomm Ventures Europe
  • Siemens Technology Accelerator GmbH
  • Siemens Venture Capital GmbH
  • Statkraft Ventures GmbH
  • Statoil ASA
  • Syngenta Ventures
  • Tengelmann Ventures Management GmbH
  • Verizon
  • RAG-Stiftung
  • Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH
  • SABIC Ventures
  • Shell Technology Ventures