Meet the VC is a monthly panel event hosted by Early Growth Financial Services and their partners. We sit down with a VC to get answers to your questions about fundraising, investment thesis, the current investment climate and more.

Early Growth invites you to join our with our partners Silicon Valley BankPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLPTriNet, and Founders Network.

This month’s speaker is Laurie Menoud from BASF Venture Capital

We are a corporate venture capital company that invests worldwide both in promising young enterprises relevant to BASF’s current and future business fields and in funds.

Besides innovations in the fields of chemistry, new materials, and sustainability, our areas of focus include digitalization and new business models.

As a dynamic venture capital investor, we support our portfolio companies through selective interactions with the global research, partnership and customer networks of the BASF Group.

About Laurie:

Laurie Menoud joined BASF Venture Capital (BVC) as an Investment Manager in June 2018, with a focus on digital technologies. Before joining BVC, she was a Venture & Innovation Manager at SRI International, leading the creation of startups with an emphasis on human augmentation and automation. There, Laurie was also responsible for the commercialization strategy of US government-funded projects. Prior to this, she worked as a Business Analyst in Strategy for Innovation at Solvay and began her career as a Microbiologist in a UK startup.



11:30- 12PM – Networking & Lunch

12:00-12:45 – Fire Side Chat with Laurie Menoud

12:45 – 1:00pm – Questions for Laurie

1:00pm – 1:30pm – Networking


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