July 18th - 19th, 2017

Convene | 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

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures

Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Miriam Eaves
BP LaunchPad

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Edward Greer
Dow Ventures

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels

Oivind Lorentzen

Brad McManus
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Daniel Pianko
Achieve Partners

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Nicolas Wittenborn
Insight Venture Partners

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Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 17th 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 2017 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

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


Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP
Morgan Lewis

CRM Sponsors

Pipeliner Sales

Gold Sponsors

Sherwood Partners
Invest in Bavaria
Kramer Levin

Official-Printing Sponsors

The Nuvo Group

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation


Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Startup One Stop
Women in Wireless
Society of Physician Entrepreneurs SOPE
Young Women Social Entrepreneurs
VR/AR Association
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
MedMarket Diligence
Israel Advanced Technology Industries IATI
Healthcare Executives Network
Digital NYC
NY Tech Alliance
Built In NYC
French Tech Hub
Funding Sage
Iowa Biotechnology Association
Network of Indian Professionals
Red Bear Angels
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center at NYIT
Environmental Entrepreneurs
New Jersey Entrepreneur Network NJEN
Colorado BioScience Association
Pharma Vision
Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce OJC
Blockchain Driven
SmartMoney Startups
Startup Leadership Program
Stevens Venture Center
Startup Tech Valley
Telecom Council of Silicon Valley
Association For Women In Science Central Jersey
University of Navarra IESE Business School
Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center
Buyouts Insider
CEG Center for Economic Growth
IgniteU NY
ExCITE Riverside
New York BIO
Swiss Finance Startups
Bio Alabama

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