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The New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, venture capitalists, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, successful entrepreneurs 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 New York Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.

This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature:

25+ Venture Capital Speakers

3 Venture Capital Panels

50 of the Hottest Emerging Companies Seeking Funding

Emerging Company Presentations

High Level Networking Opportunities


Venture Summit Advisory Board:


Stephen Davis
Goodwin Procter LLP
VC Co-Chairs

Will Porteous
General Partner
RRE Ventures

Daniel J. Schultz
Co-Founder & Managing Director
DFJ Gotham Ventures

Joe Benjamin
Founder and CEO
youngStartup Ventures

Matt McCooe
Founding Managing Partner
Chart Venture Partners
Skip Besthoff
General Partner
Castile Ventures
Howard L. Morgan
First Round Capital
Steve Brotman
Managing Director
Greenhill SAVP
Todd T. Pietri
Co-Founder and General Partner
Milestone Venture Partners
Mary Lincoln Campbell
Managing Director
EDF Ventures
Marc Sokol
JK&B Capital
Simeon J. George
SR One
Ralph E. Taylor-Smith
General Partner
Battelle Ventures
Jay N. Goldberg
Senior Managing Director
Hudson Ventures
Daniel B. Wolfe, Ph.D.
Managing Director
Harris & Harris Group
David F. Hendren
General Partner
Catalyst Health Ventures

Confirmed Speakers & Judges Include:

  Ascend Venture Group     Ascent Biomedical Ventures
  Battelle Ventures     BP Alternative Energy Ventures
  Cardinal Partners     Castile Ventures
  Catalyst Health Ventures     Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  Chart Venture Partners     CIT GAP Funds
  Co-Founder of PayPal     Connecticut Innovations
  Cross Atlantic Capital Partners     Dace Ventures
  DFJ Gotham Ventures     Duane Morris LLP
  EDF Ventures     Element Partners
  Emerald Technology Ventures     Enhanced Capital Partners
  First Round Capital     Flagship Ventures
  Geller & Company     Goodwin Procter LLP
  GrandBanks Capital     Greenhill SAVP
  Harbourvest Partners     Harris & Harris Group
  Hudson Ventures     iNovia Capital
  Investor Growth Capital     JK&B Capital
  Key Venture Partners     L Capital Partners
  Milestone Venture Partners     Motorola Ventures
  New Enterprise Associates     New World Ventures
  NewSpring Capital     Oak Investment Partners
  Originate Ventures     Polachi
  Polaris Venture Partners     Qualcomm Ventures
  RockPort Capital Partners     RRE Ventures
  Sail Venture Partners     SecondMarket
  SR One     Stonehenge Growth Capital
  Valhalla Partners     Wheatley 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.


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*For group discounts or student registrations please email rivka@youngstartup.com

For more information about presenting opportunities or to nominate a speaker, please contact:

Adam Negnewitzky, Senior Associate

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Joe Benjamin, Founder & CEO