June 17th, 2009

Digital Sandbox | New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Ifty Ahmed
Oak Investment Partners

Chris Arsenault
iNovia Capital

Skip Besthoff
Castile Ventures

Matt Bieber
Originate Ventures

Kevin J. Bitterman
Polaris Venture Partners

Steve Brotman
Alpha Venture Partners

Thomas Cain
Greener Capital

Carter Caldwell
Cross Atlantic Capital Partners

Mary Lincoln Campbell
EDF Ventures

Jon Chait
Dace Ventures

Saj Cherian
Valhalla Partners

Charles Crockett
Ascend Venture Group

Issam Dairanieh
BP Ventures

David Dantzker
Wheatley Partners

Stephen M. Davis
Goodwin Procter LLP

Alexander “Hap” Ellis III
Rockport Capital Partners

Tony Florence

Simeon J. George
SR One

Jay Goldberg
Hudson Ventures

David F. Hendren
Catalyst Health Ventures

Ian Lane
Harbourvest Partners

Quinn Li
Qualcomm Ventures

David F. Lincoln
Element Partners

Scott MacDonald
Emerald Technology Ventures

Jeff Maters
New World Ventures

Matt McCooe
Chart Venture Partners

Jonathan Melmed
Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Andrew Merget
GrandBanks Capital

Brian S. Model
Stonehenge Growth Capital

Howard L. Morgan
First Round Capital

Vaibhav Nalwaya
Key Venture Partners

Ross O’Brien
Geller & Company

Adam Oliveri

Barry A. Osherow
Enhanced Capital Partners

Todd Pietri
Milestone Venture Partners

Charley Polachi

Will Porteous
RRE Ventures

Peter W. Rothberg
Duane Morris LLP

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Daniel Schultz
DFJ Gotham Ventures

Marc Sokol
JK&B Capital

Lisa Skeete Tatum
Cardinal Partners

Ralph E. Taylor-Smith
Battelle Ventures

Arthur Tinkelenberg, Ph.D.
Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Chris Varma
Third Rock Ventures

Anil Vasagiri
Connecticut Innovations

Anne Vazquez
NewSpring Capital

Noah Walley
Investor Growth Capital

Oded Weiss
L Capital Partners

Tom Weithman

Daniel B. Wolfe, Ph.D.
Harris & Harris Group

More to be Announced

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Awesome Attendees

The 9th annual New York 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 2009 New York 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.

To Apply to Speak, Click here!


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

Title Sponsors

Goodwin Procter

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

Duane Morris
Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke

Coaching Sponsors

Geller & Company

Platinum Sponsors

Second Market

Venture Sponsors

DFJ Gotham Ventures
Greenhill SAVP
Hudson Ventures
Milestone VP
RRE Ventures

Gold Sponsors

McCarter & English LLP
Sun Startup Essentials

Silver Sponsors

Connecticut Innovations
HRFM Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti
Science Center

Industry Partners

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