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CIV December 2016 Announcement

Dear friend,
I’m writing to share with you the top five latest updates published by CIV.

(1) Call for a $10,000 CIV Research Award — submit your paper by 31-Jan-2017
(2) CIV Hosted Hiro Mizuno of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund — lessons from a $1.2 trillion institutional investment portfolio
(3) CIV 2017 Overview Video — our scope and activities explained in a 4-minute clip
(4) Venture and Universities in China? — meet Dongmin Chen, Renchen Liu and other innovation leaders at UV2017HK
(5) History of Venture: The World’s First Computer Start-Up — a guest post by Nathan Zeldes

Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan, Executive Director
Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University

civ-awards-2017(1) Call for a $10,000 CIV Research Award — the 2017 Venture Research Award will be presented to a new paper or work first published since January 2016. We want to encourage creativity in venture research – feel free to make a preliminary inquiry before submitting. Submission deadline: January 31, 2017
See the call for awards and submit your paper

coller-155(2) CIV Hosted Hiro Mizuno of Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund — on 23-Nov-2016, CIV and the Coller School of Management hosted Hiro Mizuno, Chief Investment Officer of GPIF, the largest public pension fund in the world ($1.2 trillion), for an open meeting with prominent VC and industry leaders and a talk on venture capital, private equity and the role of LPs and institutional investors.
Read more and see photos

civ-intro(3) CIV 2017 Overview Video — this is an excellent opportunity to discover our activities and research in a concise 4-minute video. Please enjoy watching and feel free to share the video with your friends and colleagues.

Watch now

chen-renchen(4) Venture and Universities in China? — meet Prof. Dongmin Chen (Peking University) and Dr. Renchen Liu (Tsinghua-Shenzhen), together with other leaders of world-class venture and innovation, at UV2017HK. Take part in the AUTM Asia 2017 conference and a tour of the Shenzhen venture ecosystem, and enjoy early bird registration prices, discounted hotels and airfare.
Register now (early bird tickets end soon)

konrad-zuse(5) History of Venture: The World’s First Computer Start-Up — The digital computer has many fathers, some better known than others… but two of them stand out: Alan Turing in the UK, and Konrad Zuse in Germany. These two took very different approaches to inventing the computer, and comparing their stories leads to interesting insights. A guest post by Nathan Zeldes
Read more

(P.S.1) Share a Guest Post With the CIV Community — Members of our community wishing to share their news, insights or ideas in a guest post at the CIV website, are welcome to follow the guidelines for guest post submission.

(P.S.2) CIV Online Member Resources
* Deep Innovation in Water Ventures
* Seeding a Venture Wolf: a case study from the Baltic states
* The Public Venture Policy Menu

* Water Venture: Some Ocean Wave and Current Basics from an Engineer’s Perspective
* Deep Innovation: A Novel Approach to Cure Alzheimer’s Disease
* University Venture: Building an Innovation Ecosystem in Today’s University

* Download the CVR 2017 Catalog
* Get a free copy of Coller Venture Review

And numerous additional videos, presentations, and articles
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