The rapid escalation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is prompting unparalleled responses by governments, financial institutions, companies and individuals across the European continent and around the world. As the voice of the private equity and venture capital industry in Europe, Invest Europe is reacting quickly, accelerating measures that will enable us to continue to support our members fully through this crisis.
Our priority, as always, is to protect our staff – and those of our members and partners participating in our events and training – while ensuring that the industry has the support it needs to safeguard businesses and portfolio companies.
The safety and health of all of our participants - whether delegates, speakers or staff - is, and will always remain, paramount. As is the nature of our industry, we have sought to innovate our way through the physical constraints imposed by the current COVID-19 pandemic and move the following Invest Europe’s events from physical conferences and training courses to immersive and cutting-edge virtual experiences.
Dates: 13 & 14 October 2020
Dates: 14 & 15 October 2020
Invest Europe's 2020 training courses will be held online with the same quality of content, speakers, and interactivity that participants would have experienced in the classroom course. Please visit the Training section for more information.
We have decided to cancel our CFO Forum 2020, which was scheduled to take place in Nice on 11 & 12 June.
We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update members and attendees in due course.
In response to the growing crisis, Invest Europe is introducing an interactive library of resources to help members understand the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the industry and the wider economy & stay up to date on the emergency policy measures taken across Europe in support of businesses.
Please visit this page regularly as we will update it frequently with the latest information and guidance.
We also ask you to contact us with any relevant articles or reports you think could help fellow members.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, many private equity and venture capital-backed companies are responding with initiatives to help individuals and communities tackle the health threats and economic challenges posed by the virus across the continent.
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