August 4 - 6, 2020

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures



Agenda

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Tuesday, August 4th – OPENING DAY – VENTURE SUMMIT

12:50 PM CHECK IN
1:00 PM PANEL:
FoF – RAISING FUNDING FROM FUND OF FUNDS
An esteemed roster of fund of fund managers discuss the climate of investing in early stage funds and direct investments in startups
One on One Meetings

Wednesday, August 5th – VENTURE SUMMIT

9:00 AM CHECK IN
One on One Meetings
9:45 AM OPENING REMARKS
10:00 AM PANEL:
POST COVID: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE VENTURE INDUSTRY?
Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs
One on One Meetings
10:50 AM BREAK
11:00 AM COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I
12:10 PM NETWORKING SESSIONS One on One Meetings
12:40 PM COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II
2:00 PM CLOUD 9: FLYING HIGH WITH ANGEL INVESTORS
Info & insights from active Angel investors with wings.
One on One Meetings
2:50 PM CONCURRENT PANELS:
FROM STARTUP TO IPO
Venture Capital thought leaders discuss the challenges of taking your company public in this climate.
One on One Meetings
ENERGIZING INVESTMENTS IN CLEAN-TECH DEALS
This session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.
3:40 PM CONCURRENT PANELS:
THE ART OF NEGOTIATING A WIN-WIN TERM SHEET
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.
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.
One on One Meetings
4:30 PM WORKSHOPS
5:30 PM ADJOURNMENT

Thursday, August 6th – VENTURE SUMMIT

9:00 AM CHECK-IN One on One Meetings
9:45 AM WELCOME REMARKS
10:00 AM 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.

One on One Meetings
10:50 AM BREAK
11:00 AM COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III
12:10 PM WORKSHOP One on One Meetings
12:40 PM
COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND IV
2:00 PM RAISING STRATEGIC/CORPORATE VENTURE FUNDING: 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.

One on One Meetings
3:00 PM CONCURRENT PANELS:
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.

WHERE’S THE EXIT
It’s the goal, and the challenge, of every venture capitalist: a successful exit from an investment. Panelists will cover early-stage planning, exit strategies and corresponding values, picking the right advisers and managing expectations.

One on One Meetings
3:50 PM STARTUP / VENTURE BOOTCAMP WORKSHOPS
4:50 PM BEST PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED / CLOSING REMARKS
5:00 PM ADJOURNMENT

Agenda is subject to change

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