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For further information please contact Avi at (212) 202-1002.


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.


Elon Boms
Managing Director
Launch Capital

Mike Bunker
Managing Director
Early Stage Partners

Kerry Byler
Managing Director
BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Carter Caldwell
Cross Atlantic Capital Partners
Philippe Chambon
Managing Director
New Leaf Venture Partners
Max Chee
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Leon Chen
Skyline Ventures
Ruoxi Chen
Warburg Pincus
Neil Chheda
Managing Director
Romulus Capital

Ryan Cochran
Senior Analyst
New Leaf Venture Partners

Randall Crowder
Managing Partner
TEXO Ventures

Rajeev Dadoo
SR One

Suzette Dutch
Managing Partner
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Jon Edelson
Venture Partner
Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Jonathan Fleming
Managing Partner
Oxford Bioscience Partners

J. Skyler Fernandes
Centripetal Capital Partners

James Gale
Founding Partner
Signet Healthcare Partners

Jim Glasheen
General Partner
Technology Partners

Myles Greenberg
CHL Healthcare Partners

Bosun Hau
MVM Life Science Partners

Lucian Iancovici
Investment Manager
Qualcomm Ventures
Tetsuro Iwata
Senior Manager
MP Healthcare Venture

Maxwell Kahn
Investment Principal
Merck Global Health Innovation Fund

Masashi Kiyomine
Investment Director
Mitsui & Co. Global Investment

Noah Kroloff
NGN Capital

Paul Kusserow
Senior Vice President
Humana Ventures

Albert Lauritano
BD Ventures (Becton Dickinson)

Heath Lukatch
Novo Ventures

Corey McCann
MPM Capital

Tom Needham
Advent Healthcare Ventures/Synthesis Capital

Kush Parmar
5AM Ventures

Evan Rachlin
Bain Capital Ventures

Josh Richardson
Vice President
Longitude Capital

Joe Riley
Managing Member

John Ryan
ONSET Ventures

Stacey Seltzer
Aisling Capital

David Tamburri
General Partner
Health Enterprise Partners

Sebastian Titz
Manager New Ventures
3M New Ventures

Cynthia Yee
New Enterprise Associates

Midori Yokoyama
Managing Director
Baxter Ventures
Gregory Zaic
General Partner
NMT Capital

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 $595 $795
Investors $695 $895
General Attendees $895 $1,095

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 LSHVS2013 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