July 9th - 10th, 2019

Convene | New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures



Agenda

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Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

6:00pm

Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

8:00am

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:45am

Welcome Remarks

Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO
youngStartup Ventures

9:00am

The Future: What’s Next For The Venture Industry?

Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs.

9:50am

Break

10:00am

Company Presentations – Round I

Cutting-edge venture backed, emerging and early stage companies present live.

Track I:  Technology  (Forum A)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare  (Forum B)
Track III:  Clean-tech  (Hub One)
Track IV:  FinTech  (The Living Room)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest  (Hub Two)

11:00am

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:40am

Company Presentations – Round II

Cutting-edge venture backed, emerging and early stage companies present live.

Track I:  Technology  (Forum A)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare  (Forum B)
Track III:  Clean-tech  (Hub One)
Track IV:  FinTech  (The Living Room)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest  (Hub Two)

12:50pm

Lunch & Networking

1:00pm

Raising Angel Money: Info & Insights From Seasoned Investors

1:50pm

Company Presentation – Round III

Cutting-edge venture backed, emerging and early stage companies present live.

Track I:  Technology  (Forum A)
Track II:  Life Sciences/Healthcare  (Forum B)
Track III:  Clean-tech  (Hub One)
Track IV:  FinTech  (The Living Room)
Track V:  Seed Pitchfest  (Hub Two)

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.

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.

3:00pm

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.

3:50pm

Networking & Refreshment Break

4:30pm

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.

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.

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.

5:20pm

Awards & Closing Remarks

Joe Benjamin
Founder & CEO
youngStartup Ventures

5:30pm

Summit Adjourns

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