July 20th - 21st, 2016

Crowne Plaza | New York City

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 100 VCs Confirmed

Hitesh Aggarwal
Citi Ventures

Imraan Ahmed
Radius Ventures

Omid Akhavan
MVM Life Science Partners

John Albright
Relay Ventures

Nisa Amoils
Scout Ventures

Steve Anastos
Bain Capital Ventures

David Arcara
Laconia Capital Group

Tetyana Astashkina
B-to-V Partners

Angela Bao
Sinovation Ventures

Thatcher Bell

Maria Berkman
Broadview Ventures

Alex Binkley
3K Third Kind Venture Capital

Eyal Bino

Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Matt Bloom
Connecticut Innovations

Matthew Bressler
TDF Ventures

Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures

Stanley Buchesky
The Edtech Fund

Chris Buckman
EnerTech Capital

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Don Burton

Jennifer Chen
Saban Capital Group

Nelson Chu
Kinetic Ventures

Josh Cohen
City Light Capital

Jo Ann Corkran
Golden Seeds

Stephen M. Davis
Goodwin Procter LLP

Tim Devane
NextView Ventures

Neal Dikeman
Shell Technology Ventures

Iana Dimkova
GE Ventures

David Drake
LDJCapital/ The Soho Loft Media Group

Suzette Dutch
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Claire Fauquier
Corigin Ventures

Emily Feenstra
Omidyar Network

Rita Ferrandino
Arc Capital Development

Jason Fiedler
Red Sea Ventures

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Chris Fortunato
KEC Ventures

Isabelle Freidheim
Starwood VC

Adam Freiman
Sheppard Mullin

Andy Gaspar
Gaspar Global Ventures

Brittany Gorevic
Lattice Ventures

Arjun Goyal
5AM Ventures

Edward Greer
Dow Ventures

Peter Grubstein
NGEN Partners

Mia Hegazy
Catalyst Investors

Brian Heimberg
Tsing Capital

James Hill
Edison Partners

Wally Hunter
EnerTech Capital

Claudia Iannazzo

Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte
M. Ventures

Ali Iz
NewWorld Venture Group

Sachin Jade
Klifer Capital

Tom King
CrossRiver Capital

Ryan Kole

John Lanahan

Glen Lewy
Hudson Ventures

Heesun Lho
500 Startups

Robin Li
GGV Capital

Joanne Lin
University Ventures

Mary Liu
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Alisyn Malek
GM Ventures

Crystal McKellar
Anathem Ventures

Marc Michel
Runway Venture Partners

Vivek Mohindra
New Science Ventures

Shay Murphy
NGEN Partners

Girish Nadkarni
ABB Technology Ventures

Sara Nayeem

Courtney Nelson
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Christian Noske
BMW i Ventures

Josh Nussbaum
Metamorphic Ventures

Katherine O’Neill
Jumpstart NJ Angel Network

Michoel Ogince
Windforce Ventures

Ulili Onovakpuri
Kapor Capital

Michael Ozechov
Cornerstone Venture Partners

Alexander Pessala
Middleland Capital

Cyril Philip
Providence Ventures

Colleen Poynton
Core Innovation Capital

Christine Primmer
SJF Ventures

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Suraj Rajwani
DoubleRock LLC

Ingo Ramesohl
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Jorge Ramirez
H.I.G. Capital

Liam Ratcliffe
New Leaf Venture Partners

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Stephen Saltzman
Intel Capital

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Zak Schwarzman

Stacey Seltzer
Aisling Capital

Aman Sharma
Capital One Growth Partners

Dave Sheen
Primary Venture Partners

Shirley Speakman
Cycle Capital Management

Stephen Squinto

Blake Stevens
Harris & Harris Group

Sid Subramony
H.I.G. Capital

Brendan Syron
Scout Ventures

Jaahred Thomas
Connectivity Ventures Fund

Sebastian Titz
3M Ventures

Luis Valdich
Citi Ventures

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Lucy Wang
Greycroft Partners

Cameron White
NewSchools Venture Fund

Troy Williams
University Ventures

Jordan Windmueller
Bessemer Venture Partners

Lucy Yu
Rethink Education

Darshana Zaveri
Catalyst Health Ventures

Alex Zisson
H.I.G. BioVentures

Rick Zullo

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Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 16th 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 2016 New York 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
  • 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  


Title Sponsors

Goodwin Procter

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors


Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Seed Pitchfest Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Platinum Sponsors

Morgan Lewis

Lunch Sponsors

Leap the Pond

Breakfast Sponsors


Reception Sponsors

Cushman & WakeField

Gold Sponsors

Kramer Levin
Baker Tilly

Printing Sponsors

Toppan Vite

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Harvard Biotech Club
Upstate Venture Connect
Life Sciences British Columbia
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
Digital NYC
NJ Tech Council
ACTION Innovation Network
Built In NYC
California Life Sciences Association CLSA
VC Taskforce
Arizona BioIndustry Association AZBIO
Angel Resource Institute
New Hampshire High Tech Council
Clean Energy Business Incubator Program
Urban Future Lab – ACRE
National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)
Matter Health
Start-Up Chile
Tech at NYU
The Tech Map
Startup Edtech
Springboard Enterprises
Stamford Innovation Center
Cleantech Open
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
BC Innovation Council (BCIC)
Good Company Ventures
WorkHouse NYC

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