Actionable professional development and certification, rigorous research, and community building

In today’s world of disruptive markets, where innovation and transformation are board-level priorities, the need for high-performance, scalable corporate venture programs is more important than ever. The Global Corporate Venturing (GCV) Institute was created to unleash the collective potential and power of corporates as strategic investors and innovation partners. 

With its global reach and robust curriculum, the GCV Institute provides professional development for CV team functions as well as foundational CV common language and context for effective parent and external stakeholder engagement. Designed ‘by CVCs, for CVCs’, the Institute brings together the premier global CV community and GCV’s finger on the pulse of the industry with Bell Mason Group’s (BMG) deep CV industry research and best practice trends analysis. Leaders from high-performing CV groups share their expertise and insights in videos, panels, case studies and as course mentors.


Through its curriculum and community building, the GCV Institute curriculum offers:

  • Dual tracks for Investment (CVC) and Corporate Venture Business Development (CVBD)/ Portfolio Development Teams

  • CV industry common language and context for Parent stakeholders who support and partner with CV teams

  • Continuing education on legal, HR, marketing, and program management

  • Powerful communities of practice: of alumni, mentors, CV experts

  • Engaging mix of learning modalities delivered via state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS)—live Online, self-paced and face-to-face (pandemic permitting!) formats

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Impact-Driven Approach to Professional CV Platform and Team Development

  • Global reach and partnerships for broad, robust curriculum, localized delivery, as well as custom program opportunitites

  • Commitment to ongoing industry and academic research to build curriculum and assessment-based certification

  • Builds on the GCV Academy 5-year history of CVC professional development and community building and also leverages GCV academic network for topical research rigor and input to certification standards