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Paris, France

A two-day seminar for investors and corporate leaders who want to learn how to innovate like a top VC firm, hosted at Europe’s largest startup campus.

What past participants have said
Chris Roberts
Strategy & Implementation
Nordea Markets
"An excellent program, with high calibre participants, coaches and industry leaders which provide open insights which have helped formulate how my organization can operate in the CVC space."
Marissa Wong
Associate Director - Investments & Ventures, Innovation
"A unique program that caters and provides tools and valuable insights for those that are managing the complexity and colliding worlds of external and in-house innovation growth pathways."
Robby Guerrier
Partner Development Manager
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
"This program was really interesting to know how a CVC work and it gives me the key frameworks and tools that will be useful in our day to day work."
Learn how to innovate like 500

Since 2010, 500 Startups has invested in 2,300+ startups in 60+ countries and also works with corporate venturing teams on strategic programs, scouting, and specialized services. Learn the playbook at VC Unlocked to answer key questions like:

What is the optimal fund structure for my organization?

How do we attract startups that are aligned with our corporate innovation strategy?

How do I show value and get quick wins for my CVC unit?

“The Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) is INSEAD’s private capital think tank which works hand-in-hand with private equity and venture capital firms, institutional investors and governments around the world to foster entrepreneurial ecosystem.”