The Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit 2009

October 27th, 2009

Digital Sandbox | New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Lyn Baranowski
Vatera Capital

Bob Brownell
Emergent Medical Partners

Gerry Brunk
Lumira Capital

Mike Bunker
Early Stage Partners

Louis A. Cannon, MD
BioStar Ventures

Gert Caspritz
NeoMed Management

James Cha
Trevi Health Ventures

Modassir S. Choudhry, MD

Robert Creeden
Partners Innovation Fund

Joe Cunningham
Sant´┐Ż Ventures

Rajeev Dadoo
SR One

Suzette Dutch
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Joyce Erony
Signet Healthcare Partners

Stacy Feld
Physic Ventures

Daniel J. Galles
HLM Venture Partners

Mike Gausling
Originate Ventures

Ken Greenberg, MD, MBA
MPM Capital

David Hirsch
Longitude Capital

Eva M. Jack
MedImmune Ventures

Andrew Jay
Siemens Venture Capital

Robert W. Jevon
Boston Millenia Partners

Richard Johnson, M.D.
Mid Atlantic Fund

Noah Kroloff
NGN Capital

Damian Lamb
Genesys Capital Partners

Ronald W. Lennox
CHL Medical Partners

Douglas Lind
GBP Capital

Robin Lockwood
Flybridge Capital Partners

Terrance McGovern
Numoda Capital Innovations

Carter McNabb
River Cities Capital Funds

Ian J. Mehr, Ph.D., MBA
Golden Pine Ventures

Irena Melnikova
TVM Capital

Jeffrey Moore
MP Healthcare Venture Management

Brendan O’Leary
Prism VentureWorks

David G. Odrich

Dana Ono
VIMAC Ventures

John Pennett CPA
Amper, Politziner & Mattia

Todd Pietri
Milestone Venture Partners

Heather Preston
TPG Biotech

Emilio Ragosa
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Gina Raimondo
Point Judith Capital

Robert B. Schulz
Health Enterprise Partners

Lauren Silverman, Ph.D.
Novartis BioVentures

Lisa Skeete Tatum
Cardinal Partners

Chris Varma
Third Rock Ventures

Lee R. Wrubel, M.D.
Foundation Medical Partners

Maria Laccotripe Zacharakis, PH.D.
McCarter & English, LLP

Gregory F. Zaic
NMT Capital

Brett Zbar
Aisling Capital

Wei Zhang, PhD
Safeguard Scientifics

Ilan D. Zipkin, Ph.D.
Prospect Venture Partners

More to be Announced

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The Life Sciences & Healthcare Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures is the premier bioscience industry gathering, connecting senior executives of early stage biotech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical device and diagnostic companies with venture capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs and professional service firms.

Whether you're seeking funding, partnerships or new investment opportunities, The Life Sciences & Healthcare Venture Summit is one event you won't want to miss.

This exclusive full-day 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.

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Company Presentations

Discover more than 50 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.

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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.

Call For Top Innovators!

Get Noticed » Get Funded » Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare, MedTech, 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
  • EdTech
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

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


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


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

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

McCarter & English LLP
Morgan Lewis

Coaching Sponsors

Amper, Politziner & Mattia

Breakfast Sponsors

MaRS Innovation

Lunch Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Holtz Rubenstein Reminick

Silver Sponsors

BMS and Arianne
Canadian Consulate
HRFM Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti
Salem Partners

Health IT Venture Sponsors

Milestone VP

Industry Partners


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