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The New York Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures is the premier industry gathering where cutting-edge startups meet top venture capitalists, angel investors, Corporate VCs and investment bankers.

Whether you are an investor seeking new deals, or an emerging company seeking capital and exposure, the The New York Venture Summit, is one event you won’t want to miss.

Now in its 12th year, this full day deal-fest will feature:

More than 40 influential Venture Capital Speakers

6 Venture Capital Panel discussions

Presentations by 50 of the Hottest Emerging Companies Seeking Funding

High Level Networking Opportunities

Who Attends:

Hundreds of leading venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers, tech transfer executives, incubator managers and CEOs of emerging companies attend.

Venture Summit Advisory Board:

Conference Chair: VC Chair:
Stephen M. Davis
Goodwin Procter
Jeanne M. Sullivan
General Partner
StarVest Partners
Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO
youngStartup Ventures

Dan Burstein
Managing Partner
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Trevor Kienzle

Managing Director
Correlation Ventures

Nick MacShane

Senior Managing Director

Progress Partners, Inc.

Zack Schildhorn
Vice President & Director
Lux Capital

Alex Suh

Founding Managing Director

California Technology Ventures

Medha Vedaprakash

Rho Ventures


Featured Investors & Experts Include:

Gil Arie
Foley Hoag LLP
Kamran Ansari
Christopher Austin
Goodwin Procter
Daniel Behr
Access BridgeGap Ventures
Richard Berkeley
Camden Partners Holdings
David Brophy
University of Michigan
Steve Brotman
Silicon Alley Venture Partners
Mike Brown
AOL Ventures
Martin Bueno
Quorumm Digital Ventures
Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners
Thomas Cain
Greener Capital
Carter Caldwell
Cross Atlantic Capital Partners
Margarita Chavez
Abbot Biotech Ventures
Court Coursey
Tomorrow Ventures
Stephen Davis
Goodwin Procter LLP
Suzette Dutch
Triathlon Medical Ventures
Jon Edelson
Ascent Biomedical Ventures
David Eichler
Managing Member
Stuart Ellman
RRE Venture
Joyce Erony
Signet Healthcare Partners
Neil Exter
Third Rock Venture
Matt Fates
Ascent Venture Partners
J. Skyler Fernandes
Centripetal Capital Partners
Darcy Frisch Hearst Interactive Media
Weston Gaddy
Bain Capital Ventures
Shon E. Glusky
Sheppard Mullin
Gerd Goette
Siemens Venture Capital
Tom Groos
City Light Capital
Anthony Grosso
Hartford Ventures
Adrian Horotan
Connecticut Innovations
Brian Hubert
Applied Ventures
Trevor Kienzle
Correlation Ventures
Roman Kikta
Mobility Ventures
Sylvia Kuyel
Starvest Partners
Curt LaBelle
Tullis Health Investors
Scott Levine
Time Warner Investments
Jordan Levy
SoftBank Capital
Laura Lukaczyk
Avansis Ventures
Nick MacShane
Progress Ventures
Corey McCann
MPM BioVentures
Tim McIntosh
Fairbridge Venture Partners
Vincent Miles
Matthew Neff
CHV Capital
Cindy Padnos
Illuminate Ventures
Ann Parlow
Earthrise Capital
Alessandro Piol
Vedanta Capital
William Reinisch
Paladin Capital
Rosemary Ripley
NGEN Partners
Kyle Salyers
CHV Capital
Zack Shildhorn
Lux Capital
Jim Sledzik
Energy Ventures
Alex Suh
California Technology Ventures
Jeanne Sullivan
StarVest Partners
Bruce Taragin
Blumberg Capital
David Teten
ff Venture Capital
Giles Van Praagh
Progress Partners
Medha Vedaprakash
Rho Ventures
Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures
David Wells

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Jan Westerhüs
Robert Bosch Venture Capital
Marcus Wilson
Breakaway Ventures
Andrew Ziolkowski
Cultivian 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.
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.


A select group of 50 Top Innovators from the technology, life sciences, and clean-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:

Tech         Life Sciences         Cleantech
Digital Media Biotech/Pharma Energy Efficiency
Mobile Diagnostics Energy Generation
Internet Drug Discovery Energy Storage
Saas Healthcare Energy Infrastructure
Security Healthcare IT Transportation
Software/IT Medical Devices Water & Wastewater

APPLY to Present:
To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots, please e-mail for more details and an application.

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Register now and connect with others who share and can advance your goals

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:
Startups and Investors may register additional passes from the same firm at $365 pp
Service providers may register additional passes from same firm for $595 pp

To register at group discount rates email Rivka at or call 718.447.0009.

Special subsidized Startup, non-profit, gov’t rates are available.

If you want to register by phone or inquire discounted startup, non-profit/government, or student rates contact: Rivka Benjamin,, or call 718.447.0009

*There are a limited number of student passes to attend NYVS2012 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, or call 212.202.1001

Programming/Speaking Information

If you would like to suggest speakers or topics, contact:
Avi Maderer, or call 212.202.1002