December 12th, 2018

Lombardo's Conference Center | Boston

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Call for Top Innovators! 

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 120 VCs Confirmed

Kyle Adkins
Savano Capital Partners

Karine Agajanian
Anzu Partners

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Salman Azhar
Azhar Private Equity

Sunny Bai

Peter Bastien

Raghav Bhargava

Victor Bian
Intellectual Ventures

Blake Billiet

Nabil Borhanu
Graphene Ventures

Will Borthwick
Bold Capital Partners

Lee Bouyea
Fresh Tracks Capital

Maxx Bricklin
Bold Capital Partners

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

Neil Callahan
Pilot Growth

Efayomi Carr
Quona Capital

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Sam Clemens

Ken Cowan

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

David Cruikshank
ARCH Venture Partners

Sophia Dardashti
Worldquant Venture

Alexander Del Balso
BV Investment Partners

Alan Du
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Kathryn Meng Elmes
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

James Falkoff

David Feldman
Indicator Ventures

Bill Ferguson
Volition Capital

Mark Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Hilary Flynn
National Grid Partners

Haley Fradkin
Plum Alley

Lisa Frusztajer
Portfolia Enterprise Fund

Kyle Fugere
dunnhumby Ventures

Shaan Gandhi
Longwood Fund

Ben Gorman
F-Prime Capital Partners

Ed Greer
Dow Chemical

Zain Gulamali
Amazon Alexa Fund

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

Michael Hoeksema
Battery Ventures

Marcia Hooper
Branch Venture Group

Stacy Humphrey
Wharton Alumni

Lindsay Hyde
Moderne Ventures

Oren Isacoff
Longitude Capital

Jamie James
GreenSoil Building Innovation Fund

Lacey Johnson
Green D Ventures

Alex Kaufman
Jet Blue

Shane Kelly
Crowd Smart

Jack Kerrigan
Razor's Edge Ventures

Daniella Kranjac
Dynamk Capital

Donna Lecky
Health Venture Capital

Bion Ludwig
Savano Capital Partners

Lily Lyman
Underscore VC

Tamim Abdul Majid
OCA Ventures

Eller Mallchock
Jumpstart Foundry

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

David Nault
Luge Capital

Sara Nayeem

Daniel Povitsky
Sinai Ventures

Devin Quinlan

Venu Raghavan
Wasson Enterprise

Zak Ray
Spring Lake Equity Partners

Brendan Rempel
OpenView Venture Partners

Martin Ringlein
NextGen Venture Partners

Colin Rogister
Fusion Fund

Dina Routhier
Massachusetts Technology Development Corporation

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Raza Shaikh
Launchpad Venture Partners

Vivek Soni
Prithvi Ventures

Siri Srinivas
Draper Associates

Ariana Thacker
Rhapsody Venture Partners

Ting Ting
Nautilus Venture Partners

Chisom Uche
SixThirty Ventures

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

Lu Zhang
Fusion Fund

Lex Zhao
One Way Ventures

Sanjay Zimmermann
White Star Capital

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 13th 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 2018 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.

Apply to speak  

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.

Apply to present  

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


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


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


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

Life Sciences / Healthcare

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

Seed Stage Track

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

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  


Diamond Sponsors

Burns & Levinson LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Platinum Sponsors

EisnerAmper LLP
National Science Foundation (NSF)

Breakfast Sponsors

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Gold Sponsors

Gillon Tax Advisors
Invest in Bavaria

Venture Sponsors

Silver Sponsors


Copper Sponsors

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
Startup Victoria
ACTION Innovation Network
EdTech Update
Association for Women in Science Palo Alto (AWIS)
Project Eve
Diversity in STEAM
New Mexico Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
CICC The California Israel Chamber of Commerce
Women’s Startup Lab
TiE Boston
Cleantech Open
Asia-Pacific Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation APYEF
EcoGlobal Foundation
Austin Technology Council
InSITE Fellows
Health and Technology District
Maryland Clean Energy Center
Innovation Destination Hartford
France Blocktech
Innovation Guelph
Harbor Entrepreneur Center
Female Tech Founders
French Tech Boston
Boston EdTech
MedTech Engine
Swiss Biotech Association
Valley Talks
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium MTEC
Starthub Boston
Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative
Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP)
Michigan Association for Female Entrepreneurs (MAFE)
FinTech Australia
Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA)
Innovate Finance
Female Funders
FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK)
Fintech Futures
NH Tech Alliance
Rady School of Management, UCSD
NYU Stern
Maine Startups Insider

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