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

John Albright
Relay Ventures

Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Matt Bloom
Connecticut Innovations

Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Nelson Chu
Kinetic Ventures

David Drake
LDJCapital/ The Soho Loft Media Group

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Isabelle Freidheim
Starwood VC

Edward Greer
Dow Chemical

Wally Hunter
EnerTech Capital

Ryan Kole

Crystal McKellar
Anathem Ventures

Sara Nayeem

Suraj Rajwani

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

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.

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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


  • 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.

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
FreeMind Consultants
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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