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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

5:30 p.m.

OPENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION
Thursday, July 21, 2016
   
8:00 a.m. REGISTRATION
 
8:45 a.m.

WELCOME REMARKS

   
9:00 a.m.
THE FUTURE: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE VENTURE INDUSTRY?
Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs

Moderator:

Stephen Davis
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP

Panelists:

Alex Binkley
Principal
Third Kind Ventures

Claudia Iannazzo
Partner
AlphaPrime

Heesun Lho
Venture Partner
500 Startups

Liam Ratcliffe
Venture Partner
New Leaf Venture Partners

Aman Sharma
Partner
Capital One Growth Partners

Brendan Syron
Principal
Scout Ventures

Alex Zisson
Managing Director
H.I.G. BioVentures
 
9:50 a.m.

BREAK

   
10:00 a.m.

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I
Technology Track / Life Sciences Track / Clean-tech Track / Seed Track

   
11:00 a.m. NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
   
11:40 a.m.

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II
Technology Track / Life Sciences Track / Clean-tech Track / Seed Track



12:50 p.m. LUNCH & NETWORKING
   
1:50 p.m.

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III
Technology Track / Life Sciences Track / Clean-tech Track / Ed-tech Track

   
3:00 p.m.
CONCURRENT PANELS:

THE VENTURE ROADMAP: MAKING SURE YOU’RE HEADED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
Without direction a company’s attempts at raising funding may take them nowhere. A distinguished panel of investors
will advise you on how to efficiently and effectively shorten your time to funding.

Moderator:

Adam Freiman
Partner
Sheppard Mullin

Panelists:

Imraan Ahmed
Vice President
Radius Ventures

John Albright
Managing Partner
Relay Ventures

Thatcher Bell
Partner
CoVenture

Maria Berkman
Director
Broadview Ventures

Suzette Dutch
Managing Partner
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Lisa Rhoads
Managing Director
Easton Capital Investment Group

Rick Zullo
Vice President
Lightbank



GREEN DOLLARS FOR CLEAN-TECH DEALS
This session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.

Moderator:

Neal Dikeman
Senior Venture Principal
Shell Technology Ventures

Panelists:

Mike Donnelly
Partner
Energy Impact Partners


Wally Hunter
Managing Partner
Enertech Capital

Ali Iz
Managing Partner
NewWorld Capital Group

Alisyn Malek
Investment Manager
GM Ventures

Shay Murphy
Senior Associate
NGEN Partners

Shirley Speakman
Partner
Cycle Capital Management



REPORT CARD 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:

Emilio Ragosa
Partner
Morgan Lewis

Panelists:

Angela Bao
Investment Manager
Idea Bulb Ventures

Josh Cohen
Managing Partner
City Light Capital

Rita Ferrandino
Founding Partner
Arc Capital Development

Brittany Gorevic
General Partner
Lattice Ventures

Cameron White
Associate Partner
NewSchools Venture Fund

Troy Williams
General Manager
Macmillan New Ventures

3:50 p.m. NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
   
4:30 p.m.

CONCURRENT PANELS

WHERE’S THE EXIT?
It’s the goal-and the challenge-of every venture capitalist: a successful exit from an investment. Now with the door to IPO seeming as if it’s locked, Does today’s economy alter the game strategy? How do you find it? Step one: attend this session on exit strategies and values. Panelists will cover early-stage planning, exit strategies and corresponding values, picking the right advisers and managing expectations.

Moderator:

Dan Lang
Partner
Goodwin Procter LLP

Panelists:

Daniel Burstein
Managing Partner
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Sachin Jade
Partner
Klifer Capital

Crystal Mckellar
Managing Director
Mithril Capital Management

Vivek Mohindra
Partner
New Science Ventures

Sara Nayeem
Partner
NEA

Michoel Ogince
General Partner
Windforce Ventures

Stacey Seltzer
Partner
Aisling Capital



CORPORATE VCs – STRATEGIC FUNDING
This session will explore the value-add of raising Corporate funding and how it yields important dividends that are “beyond the bottom line,” both for the investor and for the startup firm.

Moderator:

Joe Daniels
Partner
Sheppard Mullin

Panelists:

Sim Blaustein
Partner
BDMI

Ken Bronfin
Senior Managing Director
Hearst Ventures

Girish Nadkarni
President
ABB Technology Ventures

Ingo Ramesohl
Managing Director
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Stephen Saltzman
Director, Strategic Investments
Intel Capital

Reese Schroeder
Managing Director
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Luis Valdich
Managing Director
Citi Ventures

5:20 p.m.

AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS

5:30 p.m.

SUMMIT ADJOURNS



   



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