Thomas Kluz, Managing Director of the Venture Lab Niterra Group (formerly NGK Corporate Venture Capital) is a featured speaker during the Pitch Global event “Funding Diversity and Impact” in Los Angeles at the Offices of O’Melveny & Meyers (OMM), on Monday, May 1st, 2023.

Thomas will be interviewed about DEI and Funding with Impact, by Nate Gallon, Partner of OMM.

“When I was asked to participate, I didn’t hesitate to register for this event.  Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is a passion of mine, and we have in the Venture Capital world an obligation to do our share to recognize people from all walks of life and do not turn a blind eye to the bias that exists”, says Thomas Kluz.

Axel Tillmann from Pitch Global says: “we are very thankful that Thomas has joined us on this event, and it demonstrates the importance of the topic and we are delighted that the Venture Lab Niterra Group will be present next to IBM, and officials from UCLA, The Milken Institute, Mass Mutual and many others.”


About the Venture Lab Niterra Group:

Our global Venture Lab was established in April 2018 as an open innovation and collaboration team to partner with and invest in the brightest creative and entrepreneurial minds around the world. 

Through internal innovation projects and startup partnerships, our global team of more than 300, backed by a $100M fund, is transforming the industries of mobility, food, energy, clean air, wound care, women’s health and home health to build a better future for all of us.  

Our Venture Lab is the doorway for us, as future partners and collaborators, to launch innovation projects that will improve the quality of life for all. 

About Pitch Global:

Pitch Global is fast becoming the Leading platform for entrepreneurs to present to Corporate Venture Capitalists (CVC’s), VC’s, and Family Offices. They provide exposure to equity funding opportunities for early-stage entrepreneurs and scaling companies that have gone on to eventually raise billions. Founder Kaustav Chaudhuri (KC) and Co-Founder Axel Tillmann have the expertise, leadership, and relationships, to host the Bay Area’s most prestigious CVC’s conferences.

About O’Melveny & Meyers

O’Melveny & Myers LLP was named to Newsweek’s list of “America’s Greatest Workplaces 2023 for Diversity.” The publication noted that the rankings list “1,000 companies that employees say really respect and value different kinds of people.” The publication based its scoring on its “review of publicly available data, interviews with HR professionals, and an anonymous online survey of a diverse pool of employees at companies with 1,000 or more employees in the US.” The survey garnered more than 350,000 company reviews.