We are dedicating our first 2017 CIV update to review 2016 and share initial plans for 2017. In this update, you will find:
- CVR Issue #3 on Deep Innovation — ten cases from Nano to Food Tech, and from Pharma to Materials Science
- The Coller School of Management inaugurated at Tel Aviv University — with a donation of $50 million by the Jeremy Coller foundation
- CVR Issue #4 on University Venture — cases of university venture from Stanford, Korea, Skolkovo, Chennai, and more
- CVR 2017 Catalog: Thinking the World of Venture — an easy access to 34 CVR articles
- The 2016 Research Award Ceremony — a cocktail and award ceremony at ESMT Berlin. Meet the winners of our research awards
- Investing for the Future — an open meeting with Hiro Mizuno, Chief Investment Officer of Japan’s GPIF (world’s largest public pension investment fund)
- CIV Workshop at the University of Cyprus — defining the necessary steps for creation of a technology transfer office
- Welcoming Prof. Thillai Rajan A. as CIV International Research Affiliate — read more and learn about affiliation with CIV
- CIV2017HK: our annual conference on the future of venture — 22-26 April 2017 in Hong Kong
- Call for the 2017 CIV Research Award with a $10,000 grand prize — submit your paper by 31-Jan-2017
- CIV Keynote at IPEM 2017 — 25-27 January 2017 in Cannes, France
- CVR Issue #5 on City Venture — stay tuned for publication in Q1-2017
- Financial Models: a new research strand — join our research!
Kindly share this update with like-minded colleagues and friends.
Wishing you a year of exciting ventures,
Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan,
Coller Institute of Venture at Tel Aviv University
1. CVR Issue #3 on Deep Innovation
Coller Venture Review Issue #3 was published in January 2016. The issue, devoted to Deep Innovation, includes 10 articles which examine this research strand from many angles, in domains from Nanotechnology to Food Tech and from Pharma to Materials Science.
Read the issue online or get a hard copy
2. The Coller School of Management inaugurated at Tel Aviv University — with a donation of $50 million by the Jeremy Coller foundation. The incredibly generous donation was allocated for research and development, study programs and teaching. On 19-May-2016, the new Coller School of Management was inaugurated in a ceremony attended by Coller and his family, TAU leadership, faculty members and the CIV team.
3. CVR Issue #4 on University Venture
Coller Venture Review Issue #4 was published in July 2016. The issue, devoted to University Venture, presents 10 cases of venture success and failure, as well as tools for university venture measurement and improvement.
Read the issue online or get a hard copy
Join our CIV2017HK conference (below) to learn about our findings on University Venture.
4. CVR 2017 Catalog — Thinking the World of Venture
The 2017 Catalog of Coller Venture Review was published in Q4-2016. The catalog presents 34 abstracts of CVR issues dedicated to policy, history of venture, deep innovation, and university venture, and is an easy way to access articles from previous issues of CVR.
Download the catalog
5. The 2016 Research Award Ceremony — on 16-Sep-2016, CIV held a cocktail reception at ESMT Berlin, presenting the 2016 Venture Research Awards winners, and opening a new gateway to collaboration with the Berlin venture ecosystem. In 2016 we presented a total of $12,000 in research awards.
Paper submissions for the 2017 awards are open – see below
6. Investing for the Future — Mr. Hiro Mizuno, Chief Investment Officer of Japan’s GPIF – the largest public pension fund in the world, visited CIV on 23-Nov-2016, and spoke at an open meeting with leading venture capitalists. The event served as an opening for the Financial Models research strand of CIV.
Read more and view the lecture online
7. CIV Workshop at the University of Cyprus — on 30-Nov and 1-Dec-2016, we have presented our recent findings at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum of the University of Cyprus and facilitated a workshop defining the necessary steps for creation of a technology transfer office.
Let us know how we can help with your workshop
1. Welcoming Prof. Thillai Rajan A. as CIV International Research Affiliate — Thillai Rajan is a Professor in the Department of Management Studies at IIT Madras. His areas of research interest include venture capital, private equity, and corporate finance. Since 2009, Thillai Rajan has been publishing an annual report on the Indian Venture Capital industry. Each and every issue of the report focuses on a specific theme of the industry.
Read more and learn about affiliation with CIV
2. CIV2017HK: our annual conference — on 22-26 April 2017 in Hong Kong we will share the latest developments in venture, discussing the future of venture within universities, and exploring the Hong Kong and Shenzhen innovation ecosystems.
If you are interested in partnering with us on CIV2017HK, please contact Dr. Vladi Dvoyris
Meet our speakers and register now
3. Call for the 2017 CIV Research Award — a $10,000 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. The award ceremony will take place at CIV2017HK.
Submission deadline: January 31, 2017
See the call for awards and submit your paper
4. CIV Keynote at IPEM 2017 — the International Private Equity Market (25-27-Jan-2017 at Cannes, France) is the worlds’ biggest Private Equity tradeshow to gather the whole value chain of the PE Industry. Prof. Yesha Sivan, CIV Executive Director, will deliver a keynote discussing recent trends in tech investments, investment opportunities, and learnings from the Israeli tech miracle.
5. CVR Issue #5 on City Venture —
Coller Venture Review Issue #5 will be published in Q1-2017. The issue, devoted to City Venture, will present 8 insightful articles and 11 city cases from the USA, the EU, China, and Israel.
6. Financial Models: a new research strand — in 2017, CIV will engage in research of innovative financial models, towards the publication of CVR Issue #6.
We invite you to propose ideas/directions on financial models that fund new ventures, such as crowdfunding, loans, special corporate instruments, etc.
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