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Upcoming Venture Summit
 Venture Summit | West

See highlights from the New England Venture Summit 2014

The 10th annual New England 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, New England Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.

This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature:

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 technology, life sciences, clean-tech, and ed-tech innovators as they present live to leading investors.
High-level Networking:
Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

Audience Profile: Venture Capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs, CEOs, CFOs and other senior management of early stage and emerging growth ventures, technology transfer professionals and premium services firms.

Partial List of VCs and Experts Confirmed to Speak:

Steve Anastos
Bain Capital Ventures

Mark Austin
Venture Partner
Bright Capital

Brandon Avrutin
Rethink Education

Marty Bauer
Managing Director
The Iron Yard

Maria Berkman
Broadview Ventures

Sim Blaustein

Matt Bloom
Connecticut Innovations

Ilya Breyman
Managing Director
Talent Equity Ventures

Nat Brinn
Vital Venture Capital

Dan Burstein
Managing Director
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Neil Cameron
Investment Director
Emerald Technology Ventures

Robert Chow
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Andy Clapp
Managing Partner
Arctaris Capital Partners

Iain Cooper
Manager Corporate Venturing
Schlumberger Technology Investments

Mackey Craven
OpenView Partners

Brendan Dickinson
Canaan Partners

Katelyn Donnelly
Managing Director
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

Sean Dowling
Vice President
Osage Venture Part

AJ Dye
Investment Manager
Delta Electronics Capital

Alison Ernst
Senior Manager of Investments
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Ying Lucy Fan
Senior Analyst
New Energy Capital

Steven London
Pepper Hamilton LLP

Skyler Fernandes
Managing Director
Simon Venture Group

Jason Fuller
New Enterprise Associates

Stan Fung
Managing Director
FarSight Ventures

Arjun Goyal
5AM Ventures

Ed Greer
Dow Venture Capital

Alejandro Guerrero
Co-Founder, General Partner
Technicolor Ventures

Sven Harmsen
BASF Venture Capital

Laurence Hayward
Investment Partner
Independence Equity

Jeff Haywood
Spectrum Equity

Andrew Hedin
Senior Associate
Bessemer Ventures

Martin Heidecker
Director, Investment Manager
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Joel Hwang
Vice President
HarbourVest Partners

Shamez Kanji
General Partner
North Hill Ventures

Sven Karlsson
Senior Manager of Investments
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Kara Kohlenberg
Vice President
Promus Ventures

Justin Kulla
Weld North

Ed Lafferty
Partner & CFO
Saturn Partners

Molly Lahr
Senior Analyst
American Family Ventures

Joanna Linsley
Senior Associate
Baird Capital

Tom Luby
Senior Director, New Ventures
Johnson & Johnson Boston Innovation Center

David Mather
Managing Partner
Ensys Capital

Mark W. Manning
Burns & Levinson LLP

Crystal McKellar
Managing Director
Mithril Capital Management

Ezra Mehlman
Vice President
Health Enterprise Partners

Vincent Miles

Jim Macdonald
Managing Director
First Analysis

David Miller
Executive Managing Director
Clean Energy Venture Group

Mark Miller
Managing Partner
Good Harbor Partners
Learn Launch

Julian Moncada
Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Ian Nabb
Senior Associate
Camden Partners

Girish Nadkarni
ABB Technology Ventures

Arvind Nagarajan
Investment Director
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

Christian Noske
Investment Principal
BMWi Ventures

Elaine Pan
Nautilus Venture Partners

Geoff Pardo
Gilde Healthcare Partners

Mike Powell
General Partner
Sofinnova Ventures

Gopal Rajaraman
Investment Professional
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Tom Rand
Managing Partner
ArcTern Ventures

Mike Rehberg
Senior Investment Manager
Dow Venture Capital

Riley Rodgers
Arctaris Capital Partners

Praveen Sahay
Managing Director
WAVE Equity Partners

Peter Sally
Zaffre Investments

Ben Schrag
SBIR/STTR Program Director
National Science Foundation

Reese Schroeder
Managing Director
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Tripp Shriner
City Light Capital

Jeremy Sohn
VP, Head of Digital Business & Licensing
Novartis Corporation

Michael Staton
LearnCapital Venture Partners

Blake Stevens
Senior Associate
Harris & Harris Group

Carl Stjernfeldt
Venture Principal
Shell Technology Ventures

Lutz Stoeber
Investment Director
Evonik Venture Capital

Ned Stringham
Managing Director
42 Ventures

Charles Svirk
Senior Associate
MassMutual Ventures

Julia Taxin
Vice President
Grotech Ventures

Tibor Toth
Managing Director of Investments
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Claude Vachet
Managing Partner
Cycle Capital Management

Gina Villani
Zaffre Investments

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Founder and Managing Director
Augment Ventures

Josef Volman
Partner & Co-Chair of Business Law
Burns & Levinson LLP

Emery Waddell
Vocap Partners

Patrick Walsh
Intel Capital

Brien Walton
Chief Investment Officer
Jefferson Education Fund

Kristina Wang
F-Prime Capital Partners

David Ward
Managing Partner
MTI Ventures

John Wei
Sr. Investment Manager
SABIC Ventures

Kurt West
Nexo Capital Partners

Jan Westerhues
Venture Partner
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Keith Witek
Managing Director
AMD Ventures

Chong Xu
F-Prime Capital Partners

Lucy Yu
Senior Associate
Rethink Education

Greg Zaic
NMT Capital

Chris Zock
Vice President
Blue Cross Blue Shield Venture Partners

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the technology, life sciences, clean-tech and Ed-tech sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, Corporate Investors, and Strategic Partners.

To apply, your company must be privately held and ideally come from one of the following industry sectors:

Life Sciences   Cleantech
Digital Media
Energy Efficiency
Corporate Training
Energy Generation
Digital Textbooks
Drug Discovery
Energy Storage
EdTech Mobile
Energy Infrastructure
Higher Education
Healthcare IT
Medical Devices
Water & Wastewater
Next Gen

APPLY to Present:

To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots, click here for more details and an application.


Available for a limited time
Late / Onsite
Start-Up/Emerging Companies and Tech Transfer $595 $795
Investors $695 $895
General Attendees $895 $1,095

Group Discount Rates:

To register at group discount rates email Rivka at rivka@youngstartup.com

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

*There are a limited number of student passes to attend NEVS2015 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.

Programming/Speaking Information

If you would like to suggest speakers or topics, please contact:

Sarah Abrams, sarah@youngstartup.com 

Press Passes

If you qualify and would like to request a press pass, visit here for details: http://youngstartup.com/newengland2015/press.php

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