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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015
     
6:00 p.m.   OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION
     
7:30 p.m.   ADJOURNMENT
Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
     
    VENTURE SUMMIT & COMPANY PRESENTATIONS
     
8:00 a.m.   CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
     
8:45 a.m.   WELCOME REMARKS
   
Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO
youngStartup Ventures
     
9:00 a.m.

THE CHANGING VENTURE WORLD: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FOR THE NEXT 24 MONTHS?
Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs

    Moderator:

Stephen M. Davis

Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP

Panelists:

Gil Beyda
Managing Partner
Genacast Ventures

Alessandro Piol
Partner and co-founder
AlphaPrime Ventures

Lisa Rhoads
Managing Director
Easton Capital Investment Group

Reese Schroeder
Managing Director
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Stacey Seltzer
Partner
Aisling Capital

Tianxiang Zhuo
Managing Partner
Karlin Ventures

Alex Zisson
Partner
Thomas, McNerney & Partners
     
9:50 a.m.   BREAK
     
10:00 a.m.   COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I
Track I: Technology (Room 4)
Track II: Life Sciences/Healthcare (Room 1)
     
11:00 a.m. NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
     
11:40 a.m.   COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II
Track I: Technology (Room 4)
Track II: Life Sciences/ Healthcare (Room 1)
Track III: Clean-tech (Room 6)
Track IIII: Ed-tech (Room 3)
     
12:50 p.m.   LUNCH & NETWORKING
1:20 p.m.   KEYNOTE | Room 4
     
    Featured Speaker:
Uri Levine, Co-founder, Waze | Co-founder & Chairman, FeeX
     
2:00 p.m.   COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III
Track I: Technology (Room 4)
Track II: Life Sciences/ Healthcare (Room 1)
Track III: Clean-tech (Room 6)
Track IIII: Ed-tech (Room 3)
     
3:00 p.m.   CONCURRENT PANELS
     
    Location: Room 4
     
    FUNDABLE DEALS: MAKING VCs SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE
Ideas are all well and good, but in order to attract capital they will need to be packaged and presented in a way that will entice investors and of course a SOLID business model. This panel will discuss the skills required to make a highly effective pitch that will attract potential financiers and the types of deals investors want.
     
    Moderator:

Shon E. Glusky

Partner
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Panelists:

Michael Boshammer

Managing Director
T-Venture

Jonathan Drillings
Principal
Comcast Ventures

Rami Elkhatib
General Partner
Acero Capital

Jenny Lefcourt
Partner
Freestyle Capital

Jillian Manus
Founder
Structure Capital

Steve Sarracino
Founder
Activant Capital Group

Lisa Wu
Vice President
Norwest Venture Partners
     
    Location: Room 1
     
    FUELING CAPITAL FOR CLEAN-TECH
This session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.
     
    Moderator:

David Kirkpatrick
Managing Director
 
SJF Ventures

Panelists:

Daniel Goldman

Founder, President, CFO
Clean Energy Venture Group

Henrik Holland
Venture Principal
Shell Technology Ventures


David Kirkpatrick
Managing Director
SJF Ventures

Jim Logerfo
General Partner
Earthrise Capital

Ulrich Quay
Managing Director
BMI i Ventures

Claude Vachet
Managing Partner
Cycle Capital Management

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Founder & Managing Director
Augment Ventures
     
    Location: Room 6
     
    THE GRADE ON ED-TECH INNOVATION & FUNDING
Ed-tech Investors will take center stage to grade the Ed-tech sector and share insights on the trends they're seeing.
     
Moderator:

Arrun Kapoor

Managing Director

SJF Ventures


Panelists:

Stanley Buchesky

Founder & Managing Partner
The EdTech Fund

Elizabeth Chou
Principal
New Markets Venture Partners

Tom Costin
Principal
Owl Ventures

Rita Ferrandino
Partner
Arc Capital Development

Sharon LaDay
Vice President
Macmillan New Ventures

Jennifer Lee
Principal
Learn Capital

Sarah Kunst
Venture Partner
Future Perfect Ventures
     
3:50 p.m.   NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
     
4:30 p.m. CONCURRENT PANELS
     
    Location: Room 4
     
    THE ART OF NEGOTIATING TERM SHEETS
Entrepreneurs who don’t prepare well for term-sheet negotiations may find themselves locked into an uncomfortable relationship with their VC for years to come. Whether you’re looking for a first round or follow-on funding, attend this panel to learn what you should know about negotiating term sheets.
     
    Moderator:

Daniel Lang
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP

Panelists:

Greg Bohlen
Managing General Partner
Union Grove Venture Partners

Max Chee
Partner
Millennium Technology Ventures

Ross Leimberg
Senior Manager
AbbVie Biotech Ventures

Brad Farkas
General Partner
I-Hatch Ventures

Edmundo Gonzalez
Operating Partner
Columbus Nova Technology Partners

Douglas Jamison
Managing Director & CEO
Harris + Harris Group


Greg Zaic
General Partner
Nexus Medical & Technology Capital
     
    Location: Room 1
     
    CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
With a new flowering of startup innovation, many giants of industry have decided to enter or re-enter the world of VC. This session will explore the value-added investment approach of Corporate VCs and how it yields important dividends that are “beyond the bottom line,” both for the investor and for the startup.
     
    Moderator:

Dov Hass
Associate
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Panelists:

Rajeev Dadoo

Partner
SR One

Imran Eba
Partner
Action Potential Venture Capital

Allison Goldberg
Managing Director, Vice President
Time Warner Investments

Joe King
Managing Director
DuPont Ventures

Aymerik Renard
Director
SanDisk Ventures

Claus Schmidt
Managing Director
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Chris Zock
Vice President
Sandbox Industries
     
5:20 p.m.   AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS
     
    Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO

youngStartup Ventures
     
5:30 p.m.   SUMMIT ADJOURNS