December 12th, 2018

Lombardo's Conference Center | Boston

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures



Agenda

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Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

8:00am

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:50am

WELCOME REMARKS

9:00am

THE EVOLUTION OF EARLY STAGE VENTURE FUNDING

Sit in as a panel of Venture thought leaders discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities facing early venture firms, Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs as they forward to 2019.

Location: Regency Suite

9:50am

BREAK

10:00am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I

Track I: Life Sciences (Embassy Suite)
Track II: Technology (Regency Suite)
Track III: Clean-tech (Venetian A)
Track IV: Seed Pitchfest (Jessica Suite)

11:00am

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:40am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II

Track I: Life Sciences (Embassy Suite)
Track II: Technology (Regency Suite)
Track III: Clean-tech (Venetian A)
Track IV: Fin-tech (Venetian B)
Track V: Seed Pitchfest (Jessica Suite)

12:50pm

LUNCH & NETWORKING

1:00pm

RAISING ANGEL MONEY – INFO & INSIGHTS FROM SEASONED INVESTORS

Location: Regency Suite

1:50pm

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III

Track I: Life Sciences (Embassy Suite)
Track II: Technology (Regency Suite)
Track III: Clean-tech (Venetian A)
Track IV: Fin-tech (Venetian B)
Track V: Seed Pitchfest (Jessica Suite)

3:00pm

CONCURRENT PANELS: STARTUP CHALLENGES: YES, THE ODDS ARE AGAINST YOU

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.

Location: Regency Suite

3:00pm

CONCURRENT PANELS: FUNDING CLEAN TECH INNOVATION

Join top-tier VCs to discuss the rise of fintech, the integration of groundbreaking technologies within financial services, and the future of digital finance.

Location: Embassy Suite

3:00pm

CONCURRENT PANELS: BANKING ON FINTECH INNOVATION

Join top-tier VCs to discuss the rise of fintech, the integration of groundbreaking technologies within financial services, and the future of digital finance.

Location: Venetian A

3:50pm

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

4:30pm

CONCURRENT PANELS: NEGOTIATING THE DEAL

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.

Location: Regency Suite

4:30pm

CONCURRENT PANELS: 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.

Location: Embassy Suite

5:20pm

AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS

5:30pm

SUMMIT ADJOURNS

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