Wine gets better with age. Technology does not.

Innovation Uncorked is a series of virtual events bringing you keynotes from industry-leading CXOs, panels hosted by executives from across the technology ecosystem, insights by our research team, trends from global venture capital firms, and world-class wine.

We’ll keep you informed and, importantly, your wine racks full.

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Innovation Uncorked

Vation Ventures is excited to introduce Innovation Uncorked - a series of virtual events for business leaders and professionals looking to embrace emerging technology, further their peer connections, stay ahead of disruption, and realize the incredible benefits of innovation for their organization.

Learn what's next with technology

Gain valuable, actionable insights from the Vation Ventures Intelligence team and today’s technology leaders who are at the cutting-edge of emerging trends to help you transform your business and drive performance.

Build your professional community

Connect with a wide range of forward-thinking business leaders - from CEOs and CXOs to VCs and entrepreneurs - to understand how technology can reshape your organization by broadening your network.

Enjoy fine wines in great company

Experience the very best of locally produced wines from winemakers who embrace the latest viticulture technologies to harvest and create truly unique flavors.


he-li-an-thus is a single vineyard wine crafted by Jason Exposto and Jessica Futo. Located in an unmarked territory (AVA), Ed and Jan Brown’s vineyard in the southern Napa Valley foothills displays all of the virtues of distinction - exposition, exposure, climate, and complexity of soil.

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What's included with Innovation Uncorked?

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Four exclusive virtual events a year

We host four Innovation Uncorked events per year. Our first event kicks off the year with exclusive insights and panels from leading VC firms, innovative early-stage companies, global CXOs, and distribution executives. The following three events pull together our expert analysts to keep you in the know about what's happened the past quarter.

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World-class wine sent to your door

Your Innovation Uncorked subscription includes a shipment of four bottles from the award-winning he-li-an-thus wines. You'll receive a rose, a sauvignon blanc and an assortment of reds.

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Quarterly intelligence insights

We publish quarterly reports directly from our intelligence team dedicated for our Innovation Uncorked community. Each report breaks down current technology trends for the quarter and insights from our global Innovation Advisory Councils and executive roundtable sessions.

Join us today.

2024 Schedule:

Feb 8th, 2024:
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET – Innovation in Leadership  
May 9th, 2024: 4:00 PM- 4:30 PM ET – Data & AI
August 8th, 2024: 4:00 PM- 4:30 PM ET – Cybersecurity
November 14th, 2024: 4:00 PM- 4:30 PM ET – Digital Experience

Join Innovation Uncorked with Wine.
$ 750
/ annually
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Join Innovation Uncorked without Wine.
$ 375
/ annually
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Please note, wine cannot be shipped to the following locations: AL, AR, DE, KY, ME, MS, MT, NE, ND, RI, SD, UT, VT, WV or internationally