2019 Venture Capital Forum Preliminary Agenda
14:30 - 17:30 Innovation Showcase
Open exclusively to limited partners in venture capital funds (and institutional investors looking to invest in venture) and Invest Europe member GPs, this programme is limited to 50 participants (max 15 GPs) and is an opportunity to experience first-hand Paris’s innovation hubs and the dynamic individuals carving the city’s VC success story.
For more details on this programme, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. All participants must be registered to attend the Venture Capital Forum.
14:45 Welcome remarks by Invest Europe
15:00 Featured Presentations
18:00 Venture Capital Forum Opening Party
Open to Venture Capital Forum attendees and other Paris ecosystem participants, this opening party is a casual gathering of the key players in the local ecosystem.
19:30 LP/GP Rotating Networking Dinner (invitation only) - Hôtel d'Evreux, Place Vendôme
There is a 1-to-3 ratio of LPs to GPs at this dinner and seating will be assigned to assure an even distribution of guests. All LP delegates will be invited to the dinner. To preserve the ratio, only Invest Europe-member fund managers will be invited to the dinner and at a capacity basis. We recommend registering for the Forum early as invitations will be sent out on a first-come, first-served basis.
08:30 - 10:00 LP Breakfast & Workshop (invitation only) - Verso - Centre de Conférences
Open exclusively to limited partners in venture capital funds (and institutional investors looking to invest in venture), this is a closed-door discussion on how to effectively navigate the asset class.
08:45 Open Floor Discussion
•What role do LPs play to catapult Europe venture to the next stage
•Navigating the sea of first time fund managers
•Lessons learned from investing in European VC
•Building confidence in European VC vs other global regions
10:00 Close of breakfast workshop
Lunch with Optional Table Topics: Sectors, Regions and Strategies
16:00-18:00 Corporate Venture Capital Summit (invitation only)
The CVC Summit is an annual gathering for corporate venture capital firms. CVC firms registered for the Venture Capital Forum are invited to attend this event.
16:00 Welcome by the chairs
16:15 Discussion Panel
17:00 Snapshot from a local corporate venture
17:30 Closing discussion
Check-in for the CVC Summit will open at 15:45