December 4th, 2019

Hilton | Boston Dedham, MA

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures



Agenda

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Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

8:00am

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:50am

WELCOME REMARKS

9:00am

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

Location: Fairbanks Ballroom

9:50am

BREAK

10:00am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I

Track I:   Technology (Charles W. Fairbanks Ballroom)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare (Grace Ballroom)
Track III: Cleantech (New England Suite)
Track IV: Fintech (Westwood Suite)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest (Erastus C. Fairbanks Ballroom)

11:00am

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:40am

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II

Track I:   Technology (Charles W. Fairbanks Ballroom)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare (Grace Ballroom)
Track III: Cleantech (New England Suite)
Track IV: Fintech (Westwood Suite)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest (Erastus C. Fairbanks Ballroom)

12:50pm

LUNCH & NETWORKING (12:50pm – 1:50pm)

Please see below for information on concurrent session running throughout lunch.

1:00pm

RAISING ANGEL MONEY – INFO & INSIGHTS FROM SEASONED INVESTORS

Location: Grace Ballroom

1:50pm

COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III

Track I:   Technology (Charles W. Fairbanks Ballroom)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare (Grace Ballroom)
Track III: Cleantech (New England Suite)
Track IV: Fintech (Westwood Suite)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest (Erastus C. Fairbanks Ballroom)

3:00pm

CONCURRENT PANELS:

THE ART OF NEGOTIATING TERMS 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-up funding, attend this panel to learn what you should know about negotiating term sheets.

Location: Fairbanks Ballroom

ENERGIZING THE FLOW OF CLEAN-TECH DEALS

This session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.

Location: Grace Ballroom

BANKING ON FIN-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: New England Suite

3:50pm

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

4:30pm

CONCURRENT PANELS:

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.

Location: Grace Ballroom

 

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: Fairbanks Ballroom

LIFE SCIENCES & HEALTHCARE VC CHECKUP

VCs compare and contrast the growth of seemingly healthy companies. What did these companies do right? Where did they go wrong? Which one would be considered a healthier investment and why? Does your company measure up? What healthy habits will make your company a more desirable investment? Find out if you pass the VC health checkup.

Location: New England Suite

5:20pm

AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS

5:30pm

SUMMIT ADJOURNS

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