GCV is working in partnership with HG Ventures to bring together CFOs, COOs, in-house Legal Counsel and those who are acting in similar roles, to share best practices and challenges associated with operating CVCs.


Date: February 6, 2024

Venue: HG Ventures (The Heritage Group) HQ

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Agenda, Speakers and Hotel recommendations below


Who Should Attend:

CFOs, COOs, Legal Counsel, Communication/PR executives, CVC leaders who are looking for optimizing their unit, and anyone acting in similar roles who support venture investors.


Who’s In:

Our thanks to the following companies that have expressed their interest in attending and are helping to shape the final agenda: HG Ventures, M12 Ventures (Microsoft), NGP Capital (Nokia), TDK Ventures, High Alpha, 1011 VC, Intel Capital, Munich Re Ventures, and more…


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8:00am – 8:45am
Check-In and Networking Breakfast

8:45am – 9:00am

9:00am – 9:30am
Attendee Introductions

9:30am – 10:45am
Get a Grip – CVC Parent Reporting
Financial, non-financial, benchmarking & forecasting

10:45am – 11:00am
Networking Break

11:00am – 12:15pm
It’s What You Know that Matters – Portfolio Management & Data Collection
Understanding the portfolio individually and as a whole

12:15pm – 1:10pm
Networking Luncheon

1:15pm – 2:00pm
The Heritage Group Center Tour including Accelerator & Lab
CVC parent services & innovation in action

2:15pm – 3:15pm
The Art of Giving – Parent Services & Benefits for Portfolio Companies
Corporate venture capital truly adding value

3:15pm – 3:30pm
Networking Break

3:30pm – 4:30pm
Hard Knocks – Legal and Tax Investment Trends & Implications
Breaking 1202, operating company acquisitions, and other lessons-learned

4:30pm – 5:30pm
Concurrent Roundtable Discussions

Branding & Marketing – CVC identity relative to parent, effect on parent, and marketing efforts
Incubation & Majority Companies – Role of incubation, innovation, and acceleration of parent
Parent Services & Obligations – Services provided to CVC and obligations set by parent

5:30pm – 6:30pm
Closing Comments & Networking Reception

7:00pm – 8:30pm
Dinner & Networking Offsite (optional)


Speakers include

Monica Johnson
, Operating Partner & CFO, NGP Capital
Meghan Hunt, Platform Manager, HG Ventures
Alison Perez, Investment & Portfolio Manager, Lockheed-Martin Ventures
Janice Mawson, Managing Director, GCV Leadership Society
Jonathan Schalliol, Finance & Operations Lead, HG Ventures
Alex Kamenetskiy, Chief Operating Officer, Munich Re Ventures
Tero Collin, Head of Fund Operations & Strategy, M12 Ventures
Samantha Santaniello, Head of Business Development, Mass Mutual Ventures
Katherine Lohr-Valdez, VP Finance, Ten Eleven Ventures


Hotel recommendations (with rates for visitors of The Center):


Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Northwest
– 6930 Intech Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46278

Bottleworks Hotel Indianapolis
– 850 Massachussetts Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Residence Inn by Marriott Indianapolis Northwest
– 6220 Digital Way, Indianapolis, IN 46278

Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis Northwest
– 7226 Woodland Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46278

Ironworks Hotel Indianapolis
– 2721 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Indianapolis
– 6240 Intech Commons Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46278
– call 317-275-7000