COUNTER CLUB

Opening the hidden secrets of CVC

Online Community

The Counter Club is a network of corporate venture capitalists brought together by common challenges and opportunities to share best practices. The Counterpart Ventures team hosts events aimed at dispelling CVC myths and sharing lessons learned from some of the best corporate VCs in the industry.

Visit https://counterclub.vc to sign up for our new Online Community (accessible only to CVC funds). Click Request to Join and fill out the application form to get admitted.

Free

Counter Club is a free community to join. Access is invite-only so please introduce yourself to a member of the team to gain access. Our events are all educational in nature. We open up many of the landmines that CVCs tend to navigate and provide clarity through the leadership of others. We act as an intermediary between CVCs and a gatekeeper of information to encourage best practice.

Events & CVC Report

The Counter Club congregates at our annual Counter conference, held in San Francisco. We also host a number of small, curated events throughout the year. View all of our upcoming and past events here: https://counterpartvc.eventbrite.com/. Going forward all events will be hosted on the new Online Community: https://counterclub.vc.

Each year, in collaboration with Silicon Valley Bank we co-author the State of CVC Report. Download a copy of the 2022 Report here.

Members:

7-VENTURES | ABB TECHNOLOGY VENTURES | AC VENTURES | ACUITY BRANDS | ADIDAS VENTURES | ADP INVEST | AECOM VENTURES | AFLAC VENTURES | ALLIANCE VENTURES | ALLSTATE STRATEGIC VENTURES | AMAZON ALEXA FUND | AMAZON CLIMATE PLEDGE FUND | AMD | AMERICAN FAMILY INSTITUTE | AMEX VENTURES | ANTHEM HEALTH VENTURES | APPLIED VENTURES | ARCA CONTAL VENTURES | ASCENSION VENTURES | ASSURANT VENTURES | ATLASSIAN VENTURES | AXA VENTURE PARTNERS | AVANTA VENTURES | BDMI VENTURES | BHP VENTURES | BLOCK | BLUE VENTURE FUND | BMW IVENTURES | BOOZ ALLEN VENTURES | BOSCH VENTURES | BOSE VENTURES | BOSTON SCIENTIFIC VENTURES | BP VENTURES | BROOKFIELD TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS | BTOMORROW VENTURES | CAMERON VENTURES | CAPITAL ONE GROWTH VENTURES | CARGILL | CARTA VENTURES | CATERPILLAR VENTURES | CISCO INVESTMENTS | CHEVRON TECHNOLOGY VENTURES | CITI VENTURES | CMFG VENTURES | COCA COLA | COINBASE VENTURES | COMCAST VENTURES | CONVIVIALITÉ VENTURES | COMPASS DIGITAL LABS | CRH VENTURES | CVS HEALTH VENTURES | DANONE MANIFESTO VENTURES | DE BEERS GROUP | DECIBEL | DELEK CORP | DELL TECHNOLOGIES CAPITAL | DEUTSCHE BAHN DIGITAL VENTURES | DEUTSCHE BANK | DEUTSCHE TELEKOM CAPITAL PARTNERS | DEXCOM VENTURES | DICK’S SPORTING GOODS | DISNEY | DISTILL VENTURES | DIVCOWEST | DNV GL VENTURES | DOCUSIGN VENTURES | DOLBY FAMILY VENTURES | EATON | ESTEE LAUDER VENTURES | EVOLV VENTURES | EXPERIAN | FARMERS INSURANCE | FIDELITY INVESTMENTS | GM VENTURES | GRUPO MURCHISON | HANWHA VENTURES | HEARST VENTURES | HELLA VENTURES | HERMES | HG VENTURES | HOLT VENTURES | HONDA INNOVATION FOF | HPE PATHFINDER | HP TECHNOLOGY VENTURES | HSBC CLIMATE FUND | HYUNDAI CRADLE | HYUNDAI MOBIS VENTURES | IMPERATIVE SCIENCE VENTURES | IN-Q-TEL | INDEPENDENCE BLUE CROSS | ING VENTURES | INTEL CAPITAL | INTUITIVE VENTURES | IROBOT VENTURES | JETBLUE VENTURES | JLL SPARK | JOHNSON & JOHNSON INNOVATION – JJDC | JOHNSON CONTROLS | JOHNSONVILLE HOLDINGS | JP MORGAN TECHNOLOGY VENTURES | KAISER PERMANENTE VENTURES | KARCHER NEW VENTURE | KOCH DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES | LEAPS BY BAYER | LG TECHNOLOGY VENTURES | LIBERTY MUTUAL STRATEGIC VENTURES | LINE VENTURES / Z VENTURE CAPITAL | LIVE NATION ENTERTAINMENT | LIVERAMP | LOCKHEED MARTIN VENTURES | LVMH LUXURY VENTURES | M12 | M&T BANK |  MAERSK GROWTH | MANDO INNOVATIONS | MASS MUTUAL VENTURES | MAYO CLINIC VENTURES| MCKESSON VENTURES | MDI VENTURES | MERCK VENTURES | MERCEDES BENZ | MICRON VENTURES | MOBIS VENTURES | MOURO CAPITAL | MONDALEZ | MRL VENTURES FUND | MUNICH RE VENTURES | MURATA ELECTRONICS | NAB VENTURES | NATIONAL BANK VENTURES | NATIONAL GRID PARTNERS | NATIONWIDE VENTURES | NC SOFT | NEW YORK LIFE VENTURES | NEXT47 | NGP CAPITAL | NIKE | NORTHWELL HOLDINGS & VENTURES | NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL FUTURE VENTURES | NVIDIA VENTURES | OKTA VENTURES | ORANGE DIGITAL VENTURES | OSHKOSH CORP | PATH AHEAD VENTURES | PAYPAL VENTURES | PEPSICO VENTURES GROUP | PETRONAS VENTURES | PLAID | PLASTIC OMNIUM | PORSCHE VENTURES | PROLOGIS VENTURES | PROSPERITY7 VENTURES | PROVIDENCE | PRUVEN CAPITAL | P&G | QUALCOMM VENTURES | RBC VENTURE PARTNERS | REINVENTURE | RICH PRODUCTS CORPORATE VENTURE FUND | RIO TINTO | SABADELL VENTURE CAPITAL | SAGARD HOLDINGS | SALESFORCE VENTURES | SAMSUNG CATALYST FUND | SAMSUNG VENTURE INVESTMENT | SAP | SAPPHIRE VENTURES | SE VENTURES | SENTINELONE VENTURES | SERVICENOW VENTURES | SHELL VENTURES | SINGTEL INNOV8 | SK TELECOM | SLACK FUND | SMRT VENTURES | SONOCO | SONY INNOVATION FUND | SOUTHERN GLAZER’S VENTURES | SQUARE | STANDARD INVESTMENTS | STANLEY VENTURES |  STATE FARM VENTURES | STRIPE | SYNCHRONY VENTURES | T-MOBILE VENTURES | TDK VENTURES | TELSTRA VENTURES | THOMSON REUTERS VENTURES | TISHMAN SPEYER | TOUCHDOWN VENTURES | TOYOTA AI VENTURES | TRUIST VENTURES | TYSON VENTURES | UL VENTURES | USAA VENTURES | VERIZON VENTURES | VISA VENTURES | VOLVO CARS TECH FUND | W23 | WATSCO VENTURES | WELLS FARGO STRATEGIC CAPITAL | WILLIAMS | WORKDAY VENTURES | WOVEN CAPITAL | YAMAHA VENTURES | ZALANDO | ZX VENTURES

To join the Counter Club please visit https://counterclub.vc and hit Request to Join. Only active corporate venture capitalists will be admitted into the community. You can also subscribe to our mailing list below.

Advisory Council

Raj Singh

Managing Partner, JLL Spark

Obtaining Carried Interest | Measuring Strategic Returns

Shereen Zarkani

Head, Maersk Growth

Delivering Strategic Value | Managing the Agenda of the Parent | Portfolio Construction

Manuel Silva Martinez

General Partner, Mouro Capital

CVC Spin Outs, & Maverick Moves

Beckett Jackson

VC, AEI HorizonX

Dependency Risk Dilemma | Gaining Autonomy & Independence

Samantha Huang

Principal, BMW iVentures

Obtaining Carried Interest | Branding & Positioning your CVC

Sunidh Jani

Business Development and Venture Investments, Eaton

Agenda of the Parent | Delivering Strategic Value | Measuring Strategic Returns | CVC Differentiation in a Hypercompetitive Market

Phoebe Wang

Investment Partner, Amazon Climate Pledge Fund

CVC Differentiation in Hypercompetitive Market | Demystifying the CVC Investment Committee

Reese Schroeder

VC, AllState Strategic Ventures

Lessons Learned Over a Career in CVC | Dependency Risk Dilemma | Navigating Executive Leadership Changes

Jason Sydow

Partner, Next47

Agenda of the Parent | Delivering Strategic Value | Measuring Strategic Return

Amy Burr

President, JetBlue Technology Ventures

Obtaining Carried Interest | Demystifying CVC Investment Committee | Differentiation in a Hypercompetitive Market

Jennifer Ard

Managing Director, Head of Investment Ops, Intel Capital

Demystifying CVC Investment Committee | Branding & Positioning | Portfolio Construction

Peter Votkjaer Jorgensen

Partner, Maersk Growth

Managing the Agenda of the Parent | Delivering Strategic Value

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