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


This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature:


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 technology, life sciences, clean-tech and ed-tech 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.

Partial List of VC Speakers & Judges confirmed to Speak:


LARA ABBASCHIAN

OMID AKHAVAN

MARK AUSTIN

AMOLAK BADESHA

ERIC BAHN

JOHN BALBACH

ANGELA BAO

PARKER BARRILE

ASHLEY BECKNER

SANDEEP BHADRA

ASHLEY BITTNER

BRANDON BLAESSER

NEDA BLOCHO

KIKI BROE

SASHA BROWN

CLAIRE CELESTE CARNES

NOAH CARR

JOANNE CHEN

DARREN COOKE

EUGENE CHOU

HEATHER CRAWFORD

ANNE DEGHEEST

SARA DESHPANDE

IANA DIMKOVA

CONG DING

DAN DOBLE

MONICA DODI

YIZHEN DONG

DOUG DOOLEY

TED DRISCOLL

MARAH DUDENHOEFFER

TOM EGGLESTON

ANDREW ELBARDISSI

CHENOA FARNSWORTH

CURTIS FEENY

SHAWN FLYNN

RAYFE GASPAR-ASAOKA

FREDERIK GROCE

ISABELLE HAU

BRIAN HEIMBERG

YASHWANTH HEMARAJ

PETER HENIG

MAR HERSHENSON

FRANCIS HO

MOHAMMAD ISLAM

EYLUL KAYIN

SEAN KEARNEY

ASAD KHALIQ

MAXWELL KIM

ANGELA TRAN KINGYENS

MASASHI KIYOMINE

NATHANIEL KRASNOFF

ELLEN KOSKINAS

VANESSA LARCO

JAKE LATCHAM

NOAH LEWIS

LARRY LI

ROBIN LI

RYAN HAN LIU

SUSAN LIU

SILVIA MAH

JILLIAN MANUS

SUSAN MASON

MELINA MATHUR

BRAD MCMANUS

TYTUS MICHALSKI

SC MOATTI

SAAM MOTAMEDI

STEPHANIE MUI

RAVI MULUGU

BEN NARASIN

URIRIDIAKOGHENE ONOVAKPURI

MARIYA OSADCHAYA-ISA

MIN PARK

PREETHA PARTHASARATHY

MAR PEREZ

COLLEEN POYNTON

NASIR QADREE

ULRICH QUAY

VIVEK RAMASWAMI

ROBERT RAVANSHENAS

BILL REICHERT

EVAN RENOV

ADRIAN RICH

RENEE RYAN

PRAVEEN SAHAY

AKHIL SAKLECHA

CAROL SANDS

JAKE SAPER

KEN SAWYER

JUSTIN SCHMIDT

KATIE SCHWARTZ

KIMMY SCOTTI

KIM SEALS

ALEX SHARATA

ABHISHEK SHARMA

JACOB SHEA

VALERIE SHEN

RICHARD SIMONI

MICHAEL STATON

DEBORAH STEPHENS STAUFFER

ALEX SUH

LI SUN

RAJESH SWAMINATHAN

GAURAV TEWARI

LEIGH THOMPSON

ESTHER TRICOCHE

CLAUDE VACHET

MARC VAN DEN BERG

SONALI VIJAYAVARGIYA

CHUHAN WANG

TIM WANG

PAUL J. WEINSTEIN

PHYLLIS WHITELEY

SETH WINTERROTH

HENRY WONG

DARREN YOUNG

EUGENE ZHANG

ILAN ZIPKIN

RICK ZULLO



CALL for TOP INNOVATORS


A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the technology, life sciences, clean-tech and ed-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:
APPLY to Present:

To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots, click here for more details and an application.

For more information about presenting opportunities please contact: Preston Michaels preston@youngstartup.com or call at 212.202.1002 x 205

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REGISTRATION FEES

Available for a limited time Late / Onsite
Start-Up/Emerging Companies and Tech Transfer $595.00 $795
Investors $695.00 $895
General Attendees $895.00 $1,095




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Group Discount Rates:

To register at group discount rates email Rivka at rivka@youngstartup.com or call 212 202 1002 x200.

If you want to register by phone or inquire about discounted startup, non-profit/government, or student rates* contact:
Rivka Benjamin, rivka@youngstartup.com, or call 
212 202 1002 x200

*There are a limited number of student passes to attend VSW 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, joe@youngstartup.com or call 212.202.1001

Programming/Speaking Information

If you would like to suggest speakers or topics, contact:
Peter Walker, peter@youngstartup.com or call 212.202.1002 x210