December 12th, 2018

Lombardo's Conference Center | Boston

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Innovator Showcase

Get noticed and pitch to active investors in your industry. Join 100+ Top Innovators presenting across 6 tracks. Best Presenter awards given to one Startup in each track.

Connect & Meet

Join the exclusive community of 1000+ top-tier VC Investors and leading startup Founders. Send direct messages and schedule 1 on 1 meetings with our Event App. Dedicated networking breaks throughout the event.

Investor Insights

Listen to actionable wisdom from Leading VCs and Angels on exciting relevant Panels tailored for you. Get the most out of your conference experience and set yourself up for growth.

More Than 120 VCs Confirmed

Kyle Adkins
Savano Capital Partners

Karine Agajanian
Anzu Partners

Sanjay Aggarwal
F-Prime Capital Partners

Magdi Amin
Omidyar Network

Mark Austin
Viridian Capital

Salman Azhar
Duke University

Sunny Bai

Janet Bannister
Real Ventures

Peter Bastien

Alex Beletsky
SideCar Angels

Raghav Bhargava

Victor Bian
Intellectual Ventures

Blake Billiet

Laura Bock
QED Investors

Nabil Borhanu
Graphene Ventures

Will Borthwick
Bold Capital Partners

Lee Bouyea
Fresh Tracks Capital

Eric Breese
Evonik Venture Capital

Maxx Bricklin
Bold Capital Partners

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

Neil Callahan
Pilot Growth

Efayomi Carr
Quona Capital

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Christopher Chu
Samsung Catalyst Fund

Sam Clemens

Ken Cowan

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

David Cruikshank
ARCH Venture Partners

Sophia Dardashti
Worldquant Venture

Tracy Deforge
The Players' Impact

Alexander Del Balso
BV Investment Partners

Alan Du
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Kathryn Meng Elmes
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Alison Ernst
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

James Falkoff

Michael Fanfant
Runa Capital

David Feldman
Indicator Ventures

Bill Ferguson
Volition Capital

Mark G. Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Hilary Flynn
National Grid Partners

Shawn Flynn
Bay Angels

Prashant Fonseka
Tuesday Capital

Haley Fradkin
Plum Alley

Lisa Frusztajer
Portfolia Enterprise Fund

Kyle Fugere
dunnhumby Ventures

Shaan Gandhi
Longwood Fund

Joy Ghosh
Bain Capital Ventures

Jamil Goheer

Ben Gorman
F-Prime Capital Partners

Edward Greer
Dow Ventures

Jacob E. Grose
BASF Venture

Zain Gulamali
Amazon Alexa Fund

Marina Hadjipateras
Trail Mix Ventures

Hunter Hartwell
Forte Ventures

Laurence Hayward
Independence Equity

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

Michael Hoeksema
Battery Ventures

Marcia Hooper
Branch Venture Group

Bob Hower
G20 Ventures

Ruoxi (Rosy) Hu
Partners Innovation Fund

Stacy Humphrey
Wharton Alumni

Lindsay Hyde
Moderne Ventures

Oren Isacoff
Longitude Capital

Jamie James
GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund

Lacey Johnson
Green D Ventures

Ajay Kamat

Alex Kaufman
Jet Blue

Shane Kelly
Crowd Smart

Patrick Kenealy
Ridge Ventures

Jack Kerrigan
Razor's Edge Ventures

Jonathan Kerstein
Red Sea Ventures

Daniella Kranjac
Dynamk Capital

Daniel Kwak
Point72 Ventures

Donna Lecky
Health Venture Capital

Bion Ludwig
Savano Capital Partners

Kyle Lui
DCM Ventures

Lily Lyman
Underscore VC

Tamim Abdul Majid
OCA Ventures

Nurzhas Makishev
NKM Capital

Eller Mallchock
Jumpstart Foundry

Coppelia Marincovic
Solvay Ventures

Olga Maslikhova
Phystech Ventures

Tom Mastrobuoni
Tyson Ventures

Hiroki Matsuda
Sozo Ventures

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

Julia Moore
Breakout Ventures

Kirsten Morbeck
SpringRock Ventures

Amit Mulgaonkar
Mithril Capital Management

Sheila Narayan
Golden Seeds

David Nault
Luge Capital

Sara Nayeem

Preston Noon
Agent Capital

Brian Panoff
Shell Ventures

Sumay Parikh
Quake Capital

Daniel Povitsky
Sinai Ventures

Vinny Pujji
Insight Venture Partners

Devin Quinlan

Venu Raghavan
Wasson Enterprise

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Zak Ray
Spring Lake Equity Partners

Wanda Reindorf
Clean Energy Venture Group

Brendan Rempel
OpenView Venture Partners

Martin Ringlein
NextGen Venture Partners

Colin Rogister
Fusion Fund

Dina Routhier
Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Louis Schick
NewWorld Capital Group

Raza Shaikh
Launchpad Venture Partners

Connie Sheng
Nautilus Venture Partners

John Simon
Sigma Prime Ventures

Emily Snyder
Borealis Ventures

Vivek Soni
S Cap Cleantech Fund

Siri Srinivas
Draper Associates

Ariana Thacker
Rhapsody Venture Partners

Ting Ting
Nautilus Venture Partners

Lyndsey Toeppen
Sandbox Insurtech Ventures

Tibor Toth
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Chisom Uche

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

John Wei
SABIC Ventures

Jamie M. Weston
Spring Mountain Capital

Troy Williams
University Ventures

Lu Zhang
Fusion Fund

Lex Zhao
One Way Ventures

Sanjay Zimmermann
White Star Capital

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 13th annual New England Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers.

Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, The 2018 New England Venture Summit is one event you won't want to miss.

This exclusive Venture Capital Summit will feature:

Venture Panels

Hear 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.

To Apply to Speak, Click here!


Company Presentations

Discover more than 100 of the hottest early stage and emerging growth technology, mobile, life sciences, healthcare IT, clean-tech and ed-tech innovators as they present live to leading investors.

To Apply to Present, Click Here!


High Level Networking

Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.


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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 VCs Confirmed

Call For Top Innovators!

Get Noticed » Get Funded » Grow Faster

A select group of more than 100 Top Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare, EdTech and FinTech 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:


  • Mobile
  • Internet/Digital Media
  • IoT
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

  • BioTech
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharma


  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Generation
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Energy Storage
  • Transportation
  • Water & Wastewater


  • Banking
  • Blockchain
  • Insurtech
  • Personal Finance
  • Payments
  • Predictive Analytics

Seed Stage Track

If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding and would like to present check out our seed stage track.

seed pitchfest  

Nominate a Company


Venture Nurturing™

Free access for seed stage startups | 25 Tickets Available


Press Passes

If you qualify and would like a press pass, visit here for details.

Press Pass  

Discount Rates:

To inquire about discounted group, startup, non-profit/government, or student rates* email Rivka at

*There are a limited number of student passes to attend the venture summit 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.


Diamond Sponsors

Burns & Levinson LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Pepper Hamilton

Platinum Sponsors

EisnerAmper LLP
Oil & Gas Technology Centre
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Breakfast Sponsors

McDermott Will & Emery

Gold Sponsors

Gillon Tax Advisors
Invest in Bavaria

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Tyson Ventures
Evonik Industries

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Copper Sponsors

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC)

Industry Partners

Israel Startup Network
Clean Energy Economy Minnesota
Asia Cloud Computing Association
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum IHIF
Harvard Biotech Club
Boston New Technology
Women in Technology International
Boston MedTech Advisors
International Cleantech Network
New England Israel Business Council NEIBC
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
Life Sciences British Columbia
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET)
Westchester Biotech Project
Startup Victoria
Empower Business Connection
Action Innovation Network
Girls in Tech
Holland FinTech
EdTech Update
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE)
Boston Women Connect
Branded Content Marketing Association
Association for Women in Science Palo Alto (AWIS)
Tech Ladies
Telecom Exchange
IT Edge News
Startup Village
MIT Central Coast Enterprise Forum
Nordic Innovation House
Women Who Code
Living in Digital Times
Wall Street Technology Association
Texan Medical Center Innovation
Project Eve
Payment Innovation Hub
Diversity in STEAM
American Sustainable Business Council
New Mexico Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
FinTech Professionals Association
Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce OJC
CICC The California Israel Chamber of Commerce
Women’s Startup Lab
TiE Boston
Cleantech Open
Asia-Pacific Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation APYEF
EcoGlobal Foundation
Greentown Learn
Austin Technology Council
International Business Innovation Association (INBIA)
Keiretsu Forum
InSITE Fellows
Bio-IT World
Health and Technology District
Maryland Clean Energy Center
Innovation Destination Hartford
France Blocktech
Innovation Guelph
Harbor Entrepreneur Center
Female Tech Founders
French Tech Boston
Boston EdTech
MedTech Engine
Swiss Biotech
Valley Talks
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium MTEC
Starthub Boston
Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative
Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP)
Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE)
FinTech Australia
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA)
Innovate Finance
Female Funders
FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK)
Fintech Futures
NH Tech Alliance
Rady School of Management, UCSD
NYU Stern
Maine Startups Insider

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