The 2018 New York Venture Summit

July 10th - 11th 2018

Convene, New York City

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Where Innovation Meets Capital

Nick Adams, Differential Ventures
Nick Adams
Differential Ventures
Martina Aufiero, Safeguard Scientifics
Martina Aufiero
Safeguard Scientifics
Mark Austin, Bright Capital
Mark Austin
Bright Capital
Amit Bansal, Digitalis Ventures
Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures
Peter Bastien, Next47
Peter Bastien
Clemens Baumgart, Harmony Venture Partners
Clemens Baumgart
Harmony Venture Partners
Mark Bernfeld, Clean Energy Venture Group
Mark Bernfeld
Clean Energy Venture Group
Gil Beyda, Comcast Ventures
Gil Beyda
Comcast Ventures
Wes Blackwell, Scout Ventures
Wes Blackwell
Scout Ventures
Brandon Blaesser, NewWorld Capital Group
Brandon Blaesser
NewWorld Capital Group
Sim  Blaustein, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
Kai Bond, Comcast Ventures
Kai Bond
Comcast Ventures
Alon Bonder, Venrock
Alon Bonder
Callum Booker, NextGen Venture Partners
Callum Booker
NextGen Venture Partners
Todd Breeden, KiwiVenture Partners
Todd Breeden
KiwiVenture Partners
Kenneth Bronfin, Hearst Ventures
Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures
Peter Bruce-Clark, Social Impact Capital
Peter Bruce-Clark
Social Impact Capital
Stanley Buchesky, EdTech Fund
Stanley Buchesky
EdTech Fund
Don Burton, LearnStart
Don Burton
Jason Cahill, McCune Capital
Jason Cahill
McCune Capital
John Callovi, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
John Callovi
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
David Ceolin, Innovation Grade Ventures
David Ceolin
Innovation Grade Ventures
Sara Chamberlain, Energy Foundry
Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry
Grace Chou, Felicis Ventures
Grace Chou
Felicis Ventures
Trace Cohen, New York Venture Partners
Trace Cohen
New York Venture Partners
Michael Cohn, GSV AcceleraTE
Michael Cohn
GSV AcceleraTE
Meghan Cross Breeden, Red Bear Angels
Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels
Tracy Deforge, The Players
Tracy Deforge
The Players
Vijay Doradla, Verizon Ventures
Vijay Doradla
Verizon Ventures
Miriam Eaves, BP Ventures
Miriam Eaves
BP Ventures
Tom Eggleston, Charmides Capital
Tom Eggleston
Charmides Capital
Sana Fathima, Lockheed Martin Ventures
Sana Fathima
Lockheed Martin Ventures
Alex  Fayette, Sherpa Capital
Alex Fayette
Sherpa Capital
Mark G. Fields, Alsop-Louie Partners
Mark G. Fields
Alsop-Louie Partners
Linda Fingerle, Tappan Hill Ventures
Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures
Meredith Finn, Salesforce Ventures
Meredith Finn
Salesforce Ventures
Ben Freeberg, Alpha Venture Partners
Ben Freeberg
Alpha Venture Partners
Elizabeth Galbut, SoGal Ventures
Elizabeth Galbut
SoGal Ventures
Tarik Galijasevic, Allstate Strategic Ventures
Tarik Galijasevic
Allstate Strategic Ventures
Anna Garcia, Runway Venture Partners
Anna Garcia
Runway Venture Partners
Stephen Gilfus, New Markets Venture Partners
Stephen Gilfus
New Markets Venture Partners
Lynn  Greenberg, Autonomy Ventures
Lynn Greenberg
Autonomy Ventures
Edward Greer, Dow Ventures
Edward Greer
Dow Ventures
John Gu, Spring Mountain Capital
John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital
Solomon Hailu, Tusk Ventures
Solomon Hailu
Tusk Ventures
Wendi Hao, NewDo Venture
Wendi Hao
NewDo Venture
Samara Hernandez, MATH Venture Partners
Samara Hernandez
MATH Venture Partners
Jamison Hill, Bain Capital Ventures
Jamison Hill
Bain Capital Ventures
Westy Hopkins, Time Warner Investments
Westy Hopkins
Time Warner Investments
Merritt Hummer, Bain Capital Ventures
Merritt Hummer
Bain Capital Ventures
Ali Iz, NewWorld Capital Group
Ali Iz
NewWorld Capital Group
Ulhas  Jagdale, NEA
Ulhas Jagdale
Kanav Jain, Red Sea Ventures
Kanav Jain
Red Sea Ventures
Dinkar Jetley, Pivot Investment Partners
Dinkar Jetley
Pivot Investment Partners
Jalak Jobanputra, FuturePerfect Ventures
Jalak Jobanputra
FuturePerfect Ventures
Geoff Judge, iNovia Capital
Geoff Judge
iNovia Capital
Habib Kairouz, Rho Capital Partners
Habib Kairouz
Rho Capital Partners
Ash Kaluarachchi, StartEd Accelerator
Ash Kaluarachchi
StartEd Accelerator
Aman Kandola, Bessemer Venture Partners
Aman Kandola
Bessemer Venture Partners
Gyan Kapur, Activate Venture Partners
Gyan Kapur
Activate Venture Partners
Kris Kemeny, Tekfen Ventures
Kris Kemeny
Tekfen Ventures
Aftab Kherani, Aisling Capital
Aftab Kherani
Aisling Capital
Elise  King, Oxeon Partners
Elise King
Oxeon Partners
Luda Kopeikina, DSM Venturing
Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing
Spencer Krug, RiverPark Ventures
Spencer Krug
RiverPark Ventures
Kabir Kumar, Omidyar Network
Kabir Kumar
Omidyar Network
Josh Kuzon, Reciprocal Ventures
Josh Kuzon
Reciprocal Ventures
Danielle Lay, NEA
Danielle Lay
Nate Lentz, Osage Venture Partners
Nate Lentz
Osage Venture Partners
Scott Levine, Time Warner Investments
Scott Levine
Time Warner Investments
Matthew Levinson, FinTech Collective
Matthew Levinson
FinTech Collective
Mary Long-Irwin, Northern Ontario Angels
Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels
Oivind Lorentzen, Oak HC/FT
Oivind Lorentzen
Marissa Lowman, Village Capital
Marissa Lowman
Village Capital
Jiong Ma, Braemar Energy Ventures
Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures
Nurzhas Makishev, NKM Capital
Nurzhas Makishev
NKM Capital
Coppelia Marincovic, Solvay Ventures
Coppelia Marincovic
Solvay Ventures
Marcos Martinez-Villalba, Revel Partners
Marcos Martinez-Villalba
Revel Partners
Olga Maslikhova, Phystech Ventures
Olga Maslikhova
Phystech Ventures
McCall McIntyre, Samsung Next
McCall McIntyre
Samsung Next
Dipa Mehta, Sandbox Industries
Dipa Mehta
Sandbox Industries
Kate Merton, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Kate Merton
Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Sarah Millar, City Light Capital
Sarah Millar
City Light Capital
David Miller, Clean Energy Venture Group
David Miller
Clean Energy Venture Group
Chelsea Morris, Rethink Impact
Chelsea Morris
Rethink Impact
Juan Muldoon, Invenergy Future Fund
Juan Muldoon
Invenergy Future Fund
Courtney Nelson, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
Courtney Nelson
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
T.T. Nguyen Duc, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
T.T. Nguyen Duc
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund
Hallie Noble, Village Capital
Hallie Noble
Village Capital
Preston Noon, Agent Capital
Preston Noon
Agent Capital
Anu Pansare, Houston Angel Network
Anu Pansare
Houston Angel Network
Sumay Parikh, Quake Capital Partners
Sumay Parikh
Quake Capital Partners
Victor Pascucci, Lightbank
Victor Pascucci
Manish Patel, Highland Capital Partners
Manish Patel
Highland Capital Partners
Victoria Pettibone, Astia Angels
Victoria Pettibone
Astia Angels
Sergei Petukhov, Enso Ventures
Sergei Petukhov
Enso Ventures
Lauren Michelle Pfeifer, Maschmeyer Group Ventures
Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Maschmeyer Group Ventures
Cyril Philip, Providence Ventures
Cyril Philip
Providence Ventures
Daniel Pianko, University Ventures
Daniel Pianko
University Ventures
Jean-Noel Poirier, Clean Energy Venture Group
Jean-Noel Poirier
Clean Energy Venture Group
Gopal Rajaraman, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital
Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital
Nitya Rajendran, Tribeca Venture Partners
Nitya Rajendran
Tribeca Venture Partners
Brett Rawlings, Charmides Capital
Brett Rawlings
Charmides Capital
Dylan Reid, KEC Ventures
Dylan Reid
KEC Ventures
Zachary Riedy, Technology Crossover Ventures
Zachary Riedy
Technology Crossover Ventures
Gray Robinson, Anzu Partners
Gray Robinson
Anzu Partners
Yvette Rodriguez, Cultivation Capital
Yvette Rodriguez
Cultivation Capital
Mike Rogers, Interplay Ventures
Mike Rogers
Interplay Ventures
David Rogg, FirstMark Capital
David Rogg
FirstMark Capital
Rob Rosenberg, Prolog Ventures
Rob Rosenberg
Prolog Ventures
Charlotte Ross, NEA
Charlotte Ross
Ben Sampson, GE Ventures
Ben Sampson
GE Ventures
Michael Sandler, Temerity Capital Partners
Michael Sandler
Temerity Capital Partners
Abinav Sankar, Sopris Capital
Abinav Sankar
Sopris Capital
Louis Schick, NewWorld Capital Group
Louis Schick
NewWorld Capital Group
Reese Schroeder, Tyson Ventures
Reese Schroeder
Tyson Ventures
Chris Seitz, Excel Venture Management
Chris Seitz
Excel Venture Management
David Selverian , Bessemer Venture Partners
David Selverian
Bessemer Venture Partners
Naomi Shah, Union Square Ventures
Naomi Shah
Union Square Ventures
Shardul Shah, Index Ventures
Shardul Shah
Index Ventures
Saurabh Sharma, Jump Capital
Saurabh Sharma
Jump Capital
Joshua Sherman, Apple Tree Partners
Joshua Sherman
Apple Tree Partners
Zacary Sherman, Pereg Ventures
Zacary Sherman
Pereg Ventures
Ishan Sinha, Point72 Ventures
Ishan Sinha
Point72 Ventures
Travis Skelly, Citi Ventures
Travis Skelly
Citi Ventures
Adam Smith, Bain Capital Ventures
Adam Smith
Bain Capital Ventures
Emily Snyder, Borealis Ventures
Emily Snyder
Borealis Ventures
David Spiro, Insight Venture Partners
David Spiro
Insight Venture Partners
Amit Srivastava, Cycle Capital Management
Amit Srivastava
Cycle Capital Management
Lutz Stoeber, Evonik Venture Capital
Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital
Elizabeth Stoner, MPM Capital
Elizabeth Stoner
MPM Capital
Jennine Sullivan, GE Ventures
Jennine Sullivan
GE Ventures
Kathryn Swintek, Golden Seeds
Kathryn Swintek
Golden Seeds
Ally Tam, 14W
Ally Tam
Sydney  Thomas, Precursor Ventures
Sydney Thomas
Precursor Ventures
Jarrid Tingle, Harlem Capital Partners
Jarrid Tingle
Harlem Capital Partners
Henry Toole, RRE Ventures
Henry Toole
RRE Ventures
Laurel Touby, Supernode Ventures
Laurel Touby
Supernode Ventures
Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capital
Catherine Ulrich
FirstMark Capital
Maria Velissaris, Pipeline Angels
Maria Velissaris
Pipeline Angels
Sonali Vijayavargiya, Augment Ventures
Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures
Hara Wang, Braemar Energy Ventures
Hara Wang
Braemar Energy Ventures
Pelli Wang, Consensys Capital
Pelli Wang
Consensys Capital
Nima Wedlake, Thomvest Ventures
Nima Wedlake
Thomvest Ventures
Cayla Weisberg, InvestHER Ventures
Cayla Weisberg
InvestHER Ventures
Denmark West, Connectivity Capital Partners
Denmark West
Connectivity Capital Partners
Margaret Wu, Georgian Partners
Margaret Wu
Georgian Partners
Anthony Xu, New Ground Ventures
Anthony Xu
New Ground Ventures
Holly Zimmerman, Golden Seeds
Holly Zimmerman
Golden Seeds

More to be Announced


Top VCs


Hot Startup

$600+ Billion

Under Management


Awesome Attendees

The 18th 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 2018 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.

Partial List of VCs Confirmed

Previous Summit Highlights

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Get Noticed Get Funded Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, Cleantech, Life Sciences and EdTech 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
  • Saas
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

  • Biotech
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharma


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


  • Corporate Training
  • Digital Textbooks
  • EdTech Mobile
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • NextGen
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New Track!

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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  

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Start-Up/Emerging Companies and Tech Transfer $495 $795
Investors $595 $895
General Attendees $795 $1,095



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