December 9th, 2015

Hilton | Boston Dedham

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Innovator Showcase

Get noticed and pitch to active investors in your industry. Join 100+ Top Innovators presenting across 6 tracks. Best Presenter awards given to one Startup in each track.

Connect & Meet

Join the exclusive community of 1000+ top-tier VC Investors and leading startup Founders. Send direct messages and schedule 1 on 1 meetings with our Event App. Dedicated networking breaks throughout the event.

Investor Insights

Listen to actionable wisdom from Leading VCs and Angels on exciting relevant Panels tailored for you. Get the most out of your conference experience and set yourself up for growth.

More Than 90 VCs Confirmed

Steve Anastos
Bain Capital Ventures

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Brandon Avrutin
Rethink Education

Marty Bauer
The Iron Yard

Maria Berkman
Broadview Ventures

Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Matt Bloom
Connecticut Innovations

Ilya Breyman
Talent Equity Ventures

Nathaniel Brinn
VC23 Investors

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Neil Cameron
Emerald Technology Ventures

Robert Chow
Burns & Levinson LLP

Andrew Clapp
Arc Capital Investors

Iain Cooper
Schlumberger Technology Investments

Mackey Craven
OpenView Partners

Brendan Dickinson
Canaan Partners

Katelyn Donnelly
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

Sean Dowling
Osage Venture Part

James Dugan
OCA Ventures

AJ Dye
Delta Electronics Capital

Alison Ernst
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Ying Lucy Fan
New Energy Capital

J. Skyler Fernandes
Simon Venture Group

Jason Fuller
New Enterprise Associates

Stan Fung
FarSight Ventures

Arjun Goyal
5AM Ventures

Edward Greer
Dow Ventures

Alejandro Guerrero
Technicolor Ventures

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Laurence Hayward
Independence Equity

Jeff Haywood
Spectrum Equity

Andrew Hedin
Bessemer Ventures

Martin Heidecker
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Joel Hwang
HarbourVest Partners

Shamez Kanji
North Hill Ventures

Sven Karlsson
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Kara Kohlenberg
Promus Ventures

Justin Kulla
Weld North

Ed Lafferty
Saturn Partners

Molly Lahr
American Family Ventures

Joanna Linsley
Baird Capital

Steven London
Troutman Pepper

Tom Luby
Johnson & Johnson Boston Innovation Center

Jim Macdonald
First Analysis

Mark W. Manning
Burns & Levinson LLP

David Mather
Ensys Capital

Crystal McKellar
Anathem Ventures

Ezra Mehlman
Health Enterprise Partners

Vincent Miles

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

Julian Moncada
Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Ian N. Nabb
Camden Partners

Girish Nadkarni
ABB Technology Ventures

Arvind Nagarajan
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

Christian Noske
BMW i Ventures

Elaine Pan
SK Telecom Ventures

Geoff Pardo
Gilde Healthcare Partners

Mike Powell
Sofinnova Ventures

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Tom Rand
ArcTern Ventures

Mike Rehberg
Dow Venture Capital

Riley Rodgers
Valia Investments

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Peter Sally
Zaffre Investments

Ben Schrag
National Science Foundation

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Tripp Shriner
City Light Capital

Jeremy Sohn
Novartis Corporation

Michael Staton
Learn Capital

Blake Stevens
Harris & Harris Group

Carl Stjernfeldt
Shell Technology Ventures

Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital

Ned Stringham
42 Ventures

Charles Svirk
Mass Mutual Ventures

Julia Taxin
Grotech Ventures

Tibor Toth
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Gina Villani
Zaffre Investments

Josef Volman
Burns & Levinson LLP

Emery Waddell
Vocap Investment Partners

Patrick Walsh
National Grid Partners

Brien Walton
Jefferson Education Fund

Kristina Wang
F-Prime Capital Partners

David Ward
MTI Ventures

John Wei
SABIC Ventures

Kurt West
Nexo Capital Partners

Jan Westerhues
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Keith Witek
AMD Ventures

Chong Xu
F-Prime Capital Partners

Lucy Yu
Rethink Education

Greg Zaic
NMT Capital

Chris Zock
Sandbox Insurtech Ventures

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Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 10th annual New England Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers.

Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, The 2015 New England Venture Summit is one event you won't want to miss.

This exclusive 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 100 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.



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.

Partial List of VCs Confirmed

Call For Top Innovators!

Get Noticed » Get Funded » Grow Faster

A select group of more than 100 Top Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare 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
  • Security
  • Software/IT
  • EdTech
  • FoodTech

Life Sciences / Healthcare

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


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


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

Seed Stage Track

If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding and would like to present check out our seed stage track.

seed pitchfest  

Nominate a Company


Venture Nurturing™

Free access for seed stage startups | 25 Tickets Available


Press Passes

If you qualify and would like a press pass, visit here for details.

Press Pass  


Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

Burns & Levinson LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Printing Sponsors

Merrill Datasite

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Evonik Industries
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Gold Sponsors

Withum Smith+Brown
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC)
1on1 Development

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation
Massachusetts Life Sciences

Marketing Solutions Sponsors


Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Harvard Biotech Club
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
ACTION Innovation Network
EdTech Digest
New Hampshire High Tech Council
BC Innovation Council (BCIC)
Cape Cod Technology Council
Upstate Venture Association of New York (UVANY)
2 Green Energy

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