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About CVES

About CVES

Corporate Venturing and Entrepreneurship summit brings together every year an international audience of academics and corporate practitioners, in a setting where they can interact, exchange experiences and discover new concepts and ways of working.

The concept

Why CVES?

The fast-changing business environment and the rapid increase of startup companies all contribute to continuous change in the competitive landscape. Nevertheless, the creation of new business in the context of established organisations is not easy and creates tension and therefore can represent a significant challenge for companies.

For whom?

The target audience for this summit are corporate innovation and venturing professionals and people involved in creating new business within their company as well as academics, conducting research on corporate venturing and entrepreneurship. For practitioners, the added value is to be inspired by good practices from peers and the latest academic insights. For academics, this conference is particularly interesting as it will help them to increase their awareness of contemporary issues in corporate venturing practice, thereby increasing the impact of their work.

Activities

The summit will bring together the latest academic insights in corporate venturing & entrepreneurship as well as best practices and lessons learned from leading European companies. The programme offers a mix of key note speakers and tandem sessions in which a topic will be discussed from a theoretical/academic point of view as well as from a practical standpoint. It is a unique opportunity to network with corporate venturing professionals, researchers and VC’s.

 

  • Connect
    Connect academia & corporate practitioners
  • Exchange
    Exchange experiences from different perspectives
  • Discover
    Discover new concepts & ways of working

Who are we?

The Corporate Venturing & Entrepreneurship Summit is organized by the Corporate Venturing Network, Tilburg University and Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Corporate Venturing Network

Corporate Venturing Network

Corina Kuiper
Corina Kuiper

Managing Director Corporate Venturing Network Author book 'Corporate Venturing'

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Rotterdam School of Management

Rotterdam School of Management

Vareska van de Vrande
Vareska van de Vrande

Professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing at RSM - Erasmus University

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Tilburg University

Tilburg University

Geert Duysters
Geert Duysters

Dean Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University

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Our community members

Let us introduce our community members who helped building CVES.

Fred van Ommen
Fred van Ommen

Co-author book 'Corporate Venturing'

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Yu Liu
Yu Liu

Assistant Professor Strategic Entrepreneurship

RSM - Erasmus University

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Joshua Eckblad
Joshua Eckblad

Researcher Corporate Venturing

Tilburg School of Economics and Management

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Petrit Ademi
Petrit Ademi

Doctoral Researcher

Justus Liebig University Giessen

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Hamzeh Obeid
Hamzeh Obeid

PhD researcher

Hasselt University

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Luca Berchicci
Luca Berchicci

Associate Professor

RSM - Erasmus University

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Giuseppe Criaco
Giuseppe Criaco

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

RSM - Erasmus University

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Susanne Koster
Susanne Koster

Postdoc Researcher

RSM - Erasmus University

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Jitse Duijsters
Jitse Duijsters

PhD Candidate Corporate Venturing

RSM - Erasmus University

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