December 7th, 2016

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

Greg Bohlen
Union Grove Venture Partners

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Raymond N. Chang
NXT Ventures

Andrew Clapp
Brightside Venture Capital

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Kapil Desai
Catalyst Investors

Dan Doble
SABIC Ventures

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Martin Heidecker
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Riley Rodgers
Valia Investments

Douglas Roth
Connecticut Innovations

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Mark A. Solovy
Monroe Capital

Jonathan Tower
Catapult VC

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Greg Zaic
NMT Capital

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Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 11th 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 2016 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

Consumer Products

  • Electronics
  • Sports
  • Tourism
  • Leisure/Entertainment
  • Fashion/Apparel
  • FoodTech
  • Wellness


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


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


  • Medical Devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Monitoring
  • Wearables
  • AI Solutions
  • Medical AR

Life Sciences / Healthcare

  • BioTech
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare IT
  • Pharma

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

Breakfast Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Withum Smith+Brown
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC)
Massachusetts Life Sciences

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Merck Ventures

Silver Sponsors


Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Harvard Biotech Club
New England Israel Business Council NEIBC
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
ACTION Innovation Network
Iowa Biotechnology Association
Asia America MultiTechnology Association
VC Taskforce
New Hampshire High Tech Council
Clean Energy Business Incubator Program
Cambridge Network
Women’s Startup Lab
Female Entrepeneurs Institute
BTV Ignite
Urban Future Lab – ACRE
Energy Excelerator
TiE Boston
EdTech Israel

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