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Limited space has been reserved for walk-ins.
For further information please contact Rivka at (718) 447-0009.

The Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers.
Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, the Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.


Confirmed Speakers & Judges Include:

Ambar Bhattacharyya
Senior Associate
Bessemer Venture Partners

Elon Boms
Managing Director
Launch Capital

Ela Borenstein
BDC Venture Capital

Isaac Ciechanover
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

David Coats
Managing Director

Correlation Ventures

Kevin Crowley
Managing Director, Investments

Connecticut Innovations

John Cullity

Torreya Partners

Rajeev Dadoo

SR One

Suzette Dutch

Managing Partner

Triathlon Medical Ventures

Jon Edelson
Venture Partner

Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Andrew Farquharson
Managing Director

InCube Ventures

Vic Gatto


Solidus Company

Robbie Greenglass

Investment Associate

Highland Capital Partners

Bosun Hau
Investment Partner
MVM Life Science Partners

Michael Hoerres

Geisinger Ventures

Adrian Horotan
Senior Investment Associate

Connecticut Innovations

Jane Jablons

Kelley Drye & Warren

Andrew Jay
Investment Partner


Max Kahn
Investment Principal

Merck Global Health Innovation Fund

Mike Kaplan

Founder and Managing Director

Altos Health Management

Jared Kesselheim

Bain Capital Ventures

Jamie Kim

Senior Associate

California Technology Ventures

Daniel Kosoy


Athenian Venture Partners

Noah Kroloff


NGN Capital

Al Lauritano

BD Ventures (Becton Dickinson)

Martin Lehr

Osage University Partners

Ron Lennox

CHL Medical Partners

Corey McCann

MPM Capital

Anand Mehra

Sofinnova Ventures

Ilya Nykin
Managing Director
Prolog Partners

Eric Olson
Senior Associate

Genzyme Ventures

Sandra Panem

Managing Director

Cross Atlantic Partners

Heather Preston

Managing Director

TPG Biotech

Dennis Purcell
Senior Managing Partner
Aisling Capital

Emilio Ragosa
Morgan Lewis

Kathleen Regan

Venture Partner

Radius Ventures

Evan J. Renov
Senior Director

Coronado Biosciences

Joe Riley

Managing Member


Andrew Schneider

Holtz Rubenstein Reminick

Stacey Seltzer

Aisling Capital

Rajeev Shah

RA Capital Management

Tim Shannon

Venture Partner

Canaan Partners

John Steuart
Managing Director

Claremont Creek Ventures

Brian Underdown
Managing Director
Lumira Capital

Donna Usiskin

Edison Ventures

Robert Weisskoff


Fidelity Biosciences

Tom Weldon

Chairman, Managing Director

Accuitive Medical Ventures

Dave Wurzer
Managing Director, Investments

Connecticut Innovations

Jack Young
Lead Investment Manager

Qualcom Ventures

Alex Zisson


Thomas, McNerney & Partners

Venture Panels
Hear more than 40 top tier VCs, Corporate VCs and Angel Investors on the key issues facing Investors and Startup CEOs alike. Industry experts will provide updated analyses and share their experience with the audience.
Company Presentations
Discover more than 50 of the hottest early stage and emerging growth life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare IT innovators as they present live to leading investors.
High-level Networking:
Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

  • Biotech/Pharma
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical Devices

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Late / Onsite
Start-Up/Emerging Companies and Tech Transfer $585 $785
Investors $685 $885
General Attendees $985 $1,185
* Priority codes will be needed to receive discounted rate.

All registration fees include the following:

  • Access to all of the plenary sessions and panels
  • Involvement in networking sessions
  • Access to CEOs and Top Innovator presentations

To get the student or nonprofit rate, please do one of the following:

  • Submit a copy of your current student ID and transcript, or organization's 501(c)(3) form.
  • Send a request for the discounted rate through your .edu or .org email address.
  • or nonprofits, provide a current web address for your organization.

Group Discount Rates:
To register at group discount rates email Rivka at rivka@youngstartup.com or call 718.447.0009.

If you want to register by phone or inquire about discounted startup, non-profit/government, or student rates* contact: Rivka Benjamin, rivka@youngstartup.com, or call 718.447.0009

**There are a limited number of student passes to attend LSHVS2012 at a deeply discounted fee of $295. To request a student registration form, please email Rivka a scan of your current student ID and current transcript.

Sponsorships Branding Opportunities:

Sponsors gain tremendous visibility to CEOs of cutting edge private companies and leading investors.

For detailed information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact:
Joe Benjamin, joe@youngstartup.com or call 212.202.1001

Programming/Speaking Information
If you would like to suggest speakers or topics, contact:
Avi Maderer, avim@youngstartup.com or call 212.202.1002