Started and organized in 2003 by professionals involved in Corporate Venturing, the Strategic Venture Association (SVA) has over 300 members representing over 100 global corporations. These corporations represent a very broad diversified range of industries and geographies. The corporations and their member representatives are influential leaders in the information technology, telecommunication, health science, energy development, Cleantech and consumer electronic sectors of the global economy.

The Association is a not-for-profit registered professional trade organization with the purpose of providing a platform for networking, learning and sharing of best practices among corporate venturing professionals.