Accelerating the progress, reducing the risk, maximizing the impact of corporate venturing and innovation

About Us

This is an unprecedented time for venturing and innovation as critical drivers of change and growth for global corporations. CVI² was created by thought-leading Silicon Valley service specialists with a shared understanding of the unique needs and pressing concerns of the many Global 1000 corporations which are establishing and managing corporate venturing and innovation (CV&I) programs. CVI² uses a best practice framework as a guidepost for essential CV&I issues, topical leadership, resources and offers a portfolio of specialist services -- a ‘one stop shop’ for CV&I leaders and global executive management.


Across industries
Across venturing models: Corporate VC, incubation/commercial piloting, innovation partnering and innovation M&A
Throughout program development cycles

Member Services

DLA Piper


Providing legal advice to implement G1000 CV&I strategy: Fund formation, IP strategy for fund and portfolio companies, M&A for companies , assets and intellectual property, new tax structures, collaborative development through joint ventures and foundations, board governance, professional development for investors



Translating venturing into sustainable corporate business processes for commercial impact: Operational frameworks licensing; unit and portfolio company performance assessments and strategic advisory; innovation management and investment professional development


Data & Analysis

The voice of the CV&I community: Global industry data and innovation economy trends analysis, weekly ezine, monthly CV&I journal


Banking & Financial Services

The venturing and innovation bank: Corporate venture funds and portfolio companies; venture and portfolio valuation, valuation training, market analysis and proprietary research via SVB Analytics


Accounting & Technology

Multidisciplinary business services for emerging growth markets and companies: Audit, tax, M&A, post-merger integration, technology and human capital


Innovation Strategy

Providing innovation strategy, development and implementation services: Innovation portfolio design; innovation growth strategy; opportunity space identification, innovation initiative authoring; concept and new business design, prototyping, launch and scale; innovation execution; innovation system and capability development and implementation

J Thelander Consulting


Pioneering compensation consulting and data collection for: privately held companies, investment firms and corporate venture units


Customized innovation management and investment professional workshops

Thought-leading, public webinars, events and publications

Data-enhanced advisory products and services