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More than 25 leading VCs will speak at the Summit. These top-tier venture investors will discuss: VC investment trends, strategies for investing in early stage ventures, strategies for finding and accessing capital, what they look for in early stage companies, the kinds of companies they find most attractive, and the do's and don'ts in structuring deals.

Confirmed Speakers & Judges Include:

Ifty Ahmed
General Partner, Oak Investment Partners

Chris Arsenault
Managing Partner & COO, iNovia Capital

Skip Besthoff
General Partner, Castile Ventures

Matt Bieber
Senior Associate, Originate Ventures

Kevin J. Bitterman
Principal, Polaris Venture Partners

Steve Brotman
Managing Director, Greenhill SAVP

Thomas Cain
Managing Partner, Sail Venture Partners

Carter Caldwell
Principal, Cross Atlantic Capital Partners

Mary Lincoln Campbell
Managing Director, EDF Ventures

Jon Chait
Partner, Dace Ventures

Saj Cherian
Principal, Valhalla Partners

Charles Crockett
Co-Founder and Partner, Ascend Venture Group

David Dantzker
General Partner, Wheatley Partners

Issam Dairanieh
Technology Principal, BP Alternative Energy Ventures

Stephen M. Davis
Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

Alexander (Hap) Ellis III
General Partner, RockPort Capital Partners

Tony Florence
Partner, New Enterprise Associates

Simeon J. George
Partner, SR One

Jay N. Goldberg
Senior Managing Director, Hudson Ventures

David F. Hendren
General Partner, Catalyst Health Ventures

Ian Lane
Vice President, Harbourvest Partners

Quinn Li
Director, Qualcomm Ventures

David F. Lincoln
Managing Partner, Element Partners

Scott MacDonald
Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures

Jeff Maters
Senior Associate, New World Ventures

Matt McCooe
Founding Managing Partner, Chart Venture Partners

Jonathan Melmed
Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Andrew Merget
Associate, GrandBanks Capital

Brian S. Model
Managing Director, Stonehenge Growth Capital

Howard L. Morgan
Partner, First Round Capital

Vaibhav Nalwaya
Principal, Key Venture Partners

Ross O?Brien
Business Development Manager, Geller & Company

Adam Oliveri
Managing Director, SecondMarket

Barry A. Osherow
Managing Director, Enhanced Capital Partners

Todd T. Pietri
Co-Founder and General Partner, Milestone Venture Partners

Charley Polachi
Partner, Polachi

Will Porteous
General Partner, RRE Ventures

Peter W. Rothberg
Partner, Duane Morris LLP

Reese Schroeder
Managing Director, Motorola Ventures

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

Lisa Skeete Tatum
Partner, Cardinal Partners

Marc Sokol
Partner, JK&B Capital

Ralph E. Taylor-Smith
General Partner, Battelle Ventures

Peter Thiel
President of Clarium, Co-Founder of PayPal

Arthur Tinkelenberg, Ph.D.
Partner, Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Chris Varma, PhD
Partner, Flagship Ventures

Anil Vasagiri
Director, Investments, Connecticut Innovations

Anne Vazquez
Associate, NewSpring Capital

Noah Walley
Managing Director, Investor Growth Capital

Oded Weiss
Partner & CFO, L Capital Partners

Tom Weithman
Managing Director, CIT GAP Funds

Daniel B. Wolfe, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Harris & Harris Group