July 10th - 11th, 2018

Convene | NYC

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Call for Top Innovators! 

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 150 VCs Confirmed

Andrew Abrams
New Science Ventures

Nick Adams
Differential Ventures

Martina Aufiero
Safeguard Scientifics

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Juliet Bailin
Insight Venture Partners

Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures

Peter Bastien

Kai Bond
Comcast Ventures

Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Mark Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Meredith Finn
Salesforce Ventures

Ben Freeberg
Alpha Venture Partners

Tarik Galijasevic
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Ed Greer
Dow Chemical

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

Josh Kuzon
Reciprocal Ventures

Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels

Oivind Lorentzen

Sarah Millar
City Light Capital

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Maschmeyer Group Ventures

Daniel Pianko
Achieve Partners

Jean-Noel Poirier
Clean Energy Venture Group

Nitya Rajendran
Tribeca Venture Partners

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Saurabh Sharma
Jump Capital

Zacary Sherman
Pereg Ventures

Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital

Jennine Sullivan
GE Ventures

Jarrid Tingle
Harlem Capital Partners

Sebastian Titz
3M New Ventures

Andrea Turner Moffitt
Plum Alley Investments

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Margaret Wu
Georgian Partners

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

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 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.

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


  • 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.

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

Paul Hastings LLP

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Breakfast Sponsors

Cleantech Track Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Invest in Bavaria

Printing Sponsors

Venture Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Internet of Things Council (IOTC)
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Blackstone Launchpad
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Startup Victoria
US Angels
ACTION Innovation Network
Queen City Fintech
Women Tech Founders
EdTech Update
Foreign Startups Silicon Valley

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