Alloy, the venture building summit, returns in 2024 at Center Stage Theater in Atlanta on September 10th, 2024.

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Chris Stewart
Former Congressman
Utah
Elliott Parker
CEO
High Alpha Innovation
Sally Frank
Worldwide Lead, VP
Microsoft for Startups
Todd Thomas
Founder & CEO
Chuck

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Dee Hock
Founder
Visa
Aaron Levie
CEO
BOX
Joe Desimone
Professor
Stanford University
David Cohen
Founder & CEO
Techstars
Jennifer López
Venture Partner
Capital One Ventures
Hamet Watts
Founder & CEO
Share Ventures
Wendy Lea
Chair & Former CEO
Energize Colorado
Tim Profeta
Senior Fellow
Duke's Nicholas Institute
Paul Kedrosky
Managing Partner
SK Ventures
Art Bell
Founder
Comedy Central
Sarah Anderson
Founding Partner
Vault Fund
Shilpa Bisaria
Vice President, Growth Strategy & Operations
Warner Media
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AC Hotel Atlanta Midtown

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MOXY ATLANTA MIDTOWN

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Kimpton the shane

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Starling Atlanta Midtown

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Hampton Suites Atlanta Midtown

0.3 mi from Center Stage Theater

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Now is the time to build!
Alloy 2023 featured a range of topics ranging from local and university ecosystem development, to the success of external corporate venture creation and everything in between.

Attendees experienced the perspective of venture builders, startup founders, investors, and operators as they expanded their understanding of the value and potential of venture building.

  • 130+ Attendees
  • 16 Sessions
  • 44 Speakers

We focus too often on utility, everyone’s got a side hustle where they’re monetizing their interests. What if you just pursued a hobby?

- Kenneth Stanley, CEO of Maven

Focus on understanding a startup's big vision for the world when introducing them to a business unit leader. This enables a conversation at the strategic and personal level.

- Jennifer López,  VP of Product Development at Capital One Ventures

Aaron Schacht

BiomEdit

Aditi Maliwal

Upfront

Allan Gray

Purdue DIAL Ventures

Amish Parashar

Explorers’ Lab

Anna Mason

Ingeborg Investments

Beth Rudden

Bast.ai

Brent Cross

OSF Health Care

Brian OKelley

Futuredraft

Chris Parrish

Podium Education

Dale Chang

Scale Venture Partners

Dave Clifford

Biogen

Earnest Sweat

Stealth

Elliott Parker

High Alpha Innovation

Geoff Bastow

Athian

Jamie Rodota

Revolution

Jennifer Henderson

Tilt

Jennifer López

Capital One Ventures

John Bamforth PhD

Eshelman Institute at University of North Carolina

Kat Kennedy

Kickstart

Keith Berets

Cooley

Kelley Rich

IDEA Center, University of Notre Dame

Kenneth Stanley

Maven

Lauren Kellum

High Alpha Innovation

Lesa Mitchell

High Alpha Innovation

Lindsay Knight

Chicago Ventures

Marty Ringlein

Venture.Studio

Mason Fink

SRS Capital Partners

Matt Brady

High Alpha Innovation

Melanie Kruger

High Alpha Innovation

Mike Joslin

High Alpha Innovation

Paul Kedrosky

SK Ventures

Paul Myer

Athian

Pete Blackshaw

Cintrifuse

Rob Kimball

High Alpha Innovation

Ryan Larcom

High Alpha Innovation

Samuel Arbesman

Lux Capital

Sarah Anderson

Vault Fund

Seth Corder

High Alpha

Stephanie Rich

Bread & Butter Ventures

Taylor McLemore

Stand Together

Tim Profeta

Duke's Nicholas Institute

Wendy Lea

Energize Colorado

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Keynote
Elliott Parker

Every company seeks growth and resilience over the long-term, but how far into the future are they looking? Five years? Ten?

In this keynote, Elliott Parker takes us on a journey through history and provides a lesson in the companies that have endured the test of time. What can we learn from these companies and how can modern organization apply these insights as they evaluate and evolve their own growth strategies?

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors. Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Click explore sponsorship opportunities below.

We are entering a new era of venture building.
Alloy 2022 was the return to an in-person event and featured a wide range of topics related to corporate and university venture building.

In the keynote, Elliott Parker explored the opportunity for organizations to increase the pace of innovation through manufactured serendipity. How does the pursuit of novelty coupled with a focus on experimentation enable organizations to grow? Watch the keynote to learn more.

  • 160+ Attendees
  • 17 Sessions
  • 42 Speakers

Joe DeSimone

Stanford University

Betsy Bluestone

P&G Ventures

Hamet Watt

Share Ventures // MoviePass

Melinda Richter

Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Samantha Cicotello

Capital One

Matt Blumberg

Bolster

Jessie Young

Uber

Elliott Parker

high alpha innovation

Jian Wei Hoh

VIIZR

Stu Willson

Radicle

Tara Fung

Gesso Labs

Alasdair Trotter

Innosight

Gordon Daugherty

Capital Factory

Amish Parashar

Explorer's lab

Bob Dieterle

University of North Carolina

Sarah Liu

Fifth Wall

Jake Miller

Engineered Innovation Group

Katrina Smith

Vayner3

Lesa Mitchell

High Alpha Innovation

Tim Howe

Cox Enterprises

Adam Wood

Future State

Oji Udezue

Twitter

Amanda Poole

High Alpha Innovation

Taylor Bench

Summit Venture Studio

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Disruption and and the future of venture building
Alloy 2021 underscored the theme of rapid change and the decentralization of both knowledge and intelligence.

In his opening keynote Elliott Parker, CEO of High Alpha Innovation, built the case that traditional institutional structures are often focused on the preservation of safety and efficiency which prevents them from achieving their full potential.

The programming that followed echoed prevailing state of the world, providing a fresh perspective on why startups and venture building are yielding superior outcomes for both business and the global landscape.

  • 1100 Virtual Attendees
  • 11 Virtual Sessions
  • 36 Speakers
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Elliott Parker

High Alpha Innovation

Lauren Kellum

High Alpha Innovation

Mike Joslin

High Alpha Innovation

Aaron Schacht

Elanco

Melody Dippold

Silicon Valley Bank

Danielle Cohn

Comcast

Ali Norup

Google

Trey Closson

Amplio

Clarence Bethea

Upsie

Claudia Reuter

pRE-LAUNCH COMPANY

Ian Hathaway

tECHSTARS

Jenny Fielding

The Fund

Janet Bannister

Real Ventures

Sophie McNaught

Silicon Valley Bank

Amanda Poole

High Alpha Innovation

Linda Lee

AI Fund

Matt Hoffman

M13

David Beuerlein

Khosla Ventures

Paul Myer

Entrepreneur

Ryan Larcom

High Alpha Innovation

Alex Maleki

Idealab

Mike Fridgen

Madrona Labs

Amol Dixit

General Mills

Alexandra Savona

ZX Ventures

Amish Parashar

Explorers' Lab

Teaque Lenahan

Ex-Zillow

Matt Blumberg

Bolster

Alice Liu

Stanley Black & Decker

Rob Martens

Allegion

Dave Sonders

SAlesForce

Matt Brady

High Alpha Innovation

Katie Rice

Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Marlon Evans

Nex Cubed

Bob Dieterle

University of North Carolina

Brad Feld

Bolster

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Resilience. Alloy 2020 debuted virtually to over 170 attendees amidst one of the most challenging times in recent history.

In the opening keynote Elliott Parker, CEO of High Alpha Innovation, emphasized the significance of embracing volatility and prioritizing experimentation in venture building.

The programming that followed echoed these sentiments, delving into the impact that venture building and experimentation can have on both business and society. Innovators like VISA founder Dee Hock and Comedy Central's founder Art Bell shared their personal stories while emphasizing the dynamic fusion of chaos and order.

  • 750 Virtual Attendees
  • 12 Sessions
  • 38 Speakers
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Elliott Parker

High Alpha Innovation

Kristian Andersen

High Alpha

Robyn Bolton

MileZero

Ayana Johnson

Georgia Pacific

Jesse Morris

Human Ventures

Stevi Petrelli

Goldman Sachs

Lisa Rythen-Larsson

Parc

Mike Joslin

High Alpha Innovation

Russell McLemore

Verify Venture Studio

Sanjiv Parikh

Avanta Ventures

Ben Yoskovitz

Highline Beta

Amish Parashar

Explorers’ Lab

Nick Zasowski

Global Startup Studio Network

Wenyi Cai

Polymath

Alper Celen

Enhance Ventures

Michael van Lier

Builders

Charles Perrard

Sparkling Partners

Taylor Bench

Summit Venture Studios

Greg Keenan

WARF

Matt Gardner

University of Notre Dame

Jason Levin

Western Governors University

Jen Gaze

High Alpha Innovation

Kelly LaPierre

American Family Insurance

Matthieu Soule

BNP Paribas

Dai Watanabe

Delight Ventures

Nick Wichert

Northwestern Mutual

Scott Dorsey

High Alpha

Hamet Watt

Share Ventures

Art Bell

Comedy Central

Shilpa Bisaria

WarnerMedia

John Garry

High Alpha Innovation

Dee Hock

Visa

Sam Bernards

Purple

Ryan Larcom

High alpha innovation

Al Banos

Cummins

Robin Fleming

ANVL

T.A. McCann

Pioneer Square Labs

Sheila Stafford

TeamSense

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Where Startups and Large Corporations Come to Learn from One Another.

In the science of metallurgy, an alloy is the union of two or more base metals resulting in a wholly new, stronger, lighter, and more useful compound.

We think of Alloy as a fitting metaphor for large corporations and startups that successfully work together. Scaled organizations that are positioned to win the future will know how to purchase, invest, partner, and collaborate to build high-growth startups.

Alloy is an event for enterprise-level executives that brings together investors, startups, and leading Fortune 500 innovators who are interested in learning how to better engage with startups.

  • 750 Virtual Attendees
  • 12 Sessions
  • 38 Speakers

Aaron Levie

BOX

Julie Sandler

PIONEER SQUARE LABS

Greg Becker

Silicon Valley Bank

Lisa Coca

GE Ventures

Ian Small

Evernote

Dave Knox

Predicting the turn

David Cohen

TechStars

Joe Gerber

Ideo Colab

David Horowitz

TOUCHDOWN VENTURES

Kate Mitchell

Scale Venture Partners

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