July 10th - 11th, 2018

Convene | NYC

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 150 VCs Confirmed


Andrew Abrams
New Science Ventures

Nick Adams
Differential Ventures

Kamran Ansari
Greycroft

Martina Aufiero
Safeguard Scientifics

Mark Austin
Viridian Capital Impact Advisors

Juliet Bailin
Insight Venture Partners

Caleb Bank
Safeguard Investments

Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures

Peter Bastien
Next47

Mark Bernfeld
Clean Energy Venture Group

Gil Beyda
Comcast Ventures

Wes Blackwell
Scout Ventures

Brandon Blaesser
New World Capital

Kai Bond
Comcast Ventures

Alon Bonder
Venrock

Callum Booker
NextGen Venture Partners

Todd Breeden
KiwiVenture Partners

Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures

Stanley Buchesky
The Edtech Fund

Don Burton
LearnStart

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

John Callovi
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

David Ceolin
Innovation Grade Ventures

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Grace Chou
Felicis Ventures

Trace Cohen
New York Venture Partners

Michael Cohn
GSV Acceleration

Sarah Cone
Social Impact Capital

Jo Ann Corkran
Golden Seeds

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Tracy Deforge
The Players' Impact

Vijay Doradla
Verizon Ventures

Sana Fathima
Lockheed Martin Ventures

Alex Fayette
Sherpa Ventures

Mark G. Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Meredith Finn
Salesforce Ventures

Ben Freeberg
Alpha Venture Partners

Elizabeth Galbut
SoGal Ventures

Tarik Galijasevic
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Srishti Mirchandani Gallagher
Oxeon Partners

Anna Garcia
Runway Venture Partners

Stephen Gilfus
Blackboard Inc.

Edwin Goodman
Activate Venture Partners

Lynn Greenberg
Autonomy Ventures

Edward Greer
Dow Ventures

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Daniel Hanks
Lavrock Ventures

Wendi Hao
NewDo Venture

Jamison Hill
Bain Capital Ventures

Westy Hopkins
Time Warner Investments

Merritt Hummer
Bain Capital Ventures

Ulhas Jagdale
NEA

Kanav Jain
Red Sea Ventures

Dinkar Jetley
Pivot Investment Partners

Jalak Jobanputra
FuturePerfect Ventures

Geoff Judge
iNovia Capital

Habib Kairouz
Highland Capital Partners

Ash Kaluarachchi
StartEd

Aman Kandola
Bessemer Venture Partners

Gyan Kapur
Activate Venture Partners

Kris Kemeny
Tekfen Ventures

Aftab Kherani
Aisling Capital

Elise King
Oxeon Partners

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

Spencer Krug
RiverPark Ventures

Kabir Kumar
Omidyar Network

Josh Kuzon
Reciprocal Ventures

Scott Levine
Time Warner Investments

Matthew Levinson
FinTech Collective

Jacob Levy
SoundBoard Angel Fund

Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels

Oivind Lorentzen
Oak HC/FT

Marissa Lowman
Village Capital

Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures

Rohit Makharia
GM Ventures

Nurzhas Makishev
NKM Capital

Coppelia Marincovic
Solvay Ventures

Marcos Martinez-Villalba
Revel Partners

Olga Maslikhova
Phystech Ventures

Jon Medved
OurCrowd

Dipa Mehta
Sandbox Industries

Kate Merton
Johnson-Johnson Innovation

Sarah Millar
City Light Capital

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Chelsea Morris
Rethink Impact

Juan Muldoon
Invenergy Future Fund

Courtney Nelson
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Hallie Noble
Village Capital

Preston Noon
Agent Capital

Eric Ong
Lightbank

David Orlandella
ORIX Growth Capital

Sumay Parikh
Quake Capital

Manish Patel
Highland Capital Partners

Victoria Pettibone
Astia Angels

Sergei Petukhov
Enso Ventures

Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Maschmeyer Group Ventures

Daniel Pianko
University Ventures

Henri Pierre-Jacques
Harlem Capital Partners

Andrew Pitz
Transamerica Ventures

Jean-Noel Poirier
Clean Energy Venture Group

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Nitya Rajendran
Tribeca Venture Partners

Brett Rawlings
Charmides Capital

Dylan Reid
KEC Ventures

Zachary Riedy
Technology Crossover Ventures

Gray Robinson
Anzu Partners

Yvette Rodriguez
Cultivation Capital

Mike Rogers
Interplay

David Rogg
FirstMark Capital

Rob Rosenberg
Prolog Ventures

Laura Sachar
Starvest Partners

Mandi Salo
CMFG Ventures

Ben Sampson
GE Ventures

Michael Sandler
Temerity Capital Partners

Abinav Sankar
Sopris Capital

Louis Schick
NewWorld Capital Group

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Chris Seitz
Excel Venture Management

David Selverian
Bessemer Venture Partners

Thomas Seo
Citi Ventures

Naomi Shah
Union Square Ventures

Shardul Shah
Index Ventures

Saurabh Sharma
Jump Capital

Joshua Sherman
Apple Tree Partners

Zacary Sherman
Pereg Ventures

Ishan Sinha
Point72 Ventures

Travis Skelly
Citi Ventures

Adam Smith
Bain Capital Ventures

Emily Snyder
Borealis Ventures

David Spiro
Insight Venture Partners

Amit Srivastava
Cycle Capital Management

Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital

Elizabeth Stoner
MPM Capital

Jennine Sullivan
GE Ventures

Kathryn Swintek
Golden Seeds

Ally Tam
14W

Sydney Thomas
Precursor Ventures

Jarrid Tingle
Harlem Capital Partners

Sebastian Titz
3M Ventures

Henry Toole
RRE Ventures

Laurel Touby
Supernode Ventures

Andrea Turner Moffitt
Plum Alley Investments

Catherine Ulrich
FirstMark Capital

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Hara Wang
Braemar Energy Ventures

Pelli Wang
Consensys Capital

Nima Wedlake
ThomVest Ventures

Cayla Weisberg
InvestHER Ventures

Denmark West
Connectivity Capital Partners

Margaret Wu
Georgian Partners

Anthony Xu
New Ground Ventures

Holly Zimmerman
Golden Seeds

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$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.

PRE-REGISTRATION SAVINGS $100 OFF


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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



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:

Tech

  • Mobile
  • Internet/Digital Media
  • IoT
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

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

CleanTech

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

FinTech

  • 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  

Get your tickets now

Pre-registration savings available for a limited time

FOUNDER PASS

Now only $595
$795
  • One Founder Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Access to 1 on 1 Scheduling App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Food and Drink Available for purchase

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

VIP PASS

Now only $100
$895
(most popular)
  • One VIP Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • + Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Snacks and Drinks

  • + Continental Breakfast

  • + Lunch

  • + VIP Registration Desk

  • + VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • + Phone Support

PLATINUM PACKAGE

Now only $1895
$2095
  • Three VIP Passes

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Snacks and Drinks

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • VIP Registration Desk

  • VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • Phone Support

  • + Hard Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Discount for Additional Passes

INVESTOR PASS

Now only $695
$895
  • One Founder Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Access to 1 on 1 Scheduling App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Food and Drink Available for purchase

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

VIP PASS

Now only $100
$995
(most popular)
  • One VIP Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • + Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Snacks and Drinks

  • + Continental Breakfast

  • + Lunch

  • + VIP Registration Desk

  • + VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • + Phone Support

PLATINUM PACKAGE

Now only $2195
$2395
  • Three VIP Passes

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Snacks and Drinks

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • VIP Registration Desk

  • VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • Phone Support

  • + Hard Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Discount for Additional Passes

ATTENDEE PASS

Now only $895
$1095
  • One Founder Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Access to 1 on 1 Scheduling App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Food and Drink Available for purchase

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

VIP PASS

Now only $100
$1195
(most popular)
  • One VIP Pass

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • + Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Snacks and Drinks

  • + Continental Breakfast

  • + Lunch

  • + VIP Registration Desk

  • + VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • + Phone Support

PLATINUM PACKAGE

Now only $2795
$2995
  • Three VIP Passes

  • Opening Cocktail Reception

  • Access to all VC Panels

  • Access to Startup Innovator Presentations

  • Access to Web App

  • Access to Mobile App

  • Early Access to 1 on 1 Meeting App

  • Dedicated Networking Breaks

  • Digital Copy of Conference Guide

  • Snacks and Drinks

  • Continental Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • VIP Registration Desk

  • VIP Seating | Main Stage

  • Discounted Hotel Rates (while they last)

  • Email Support

  • Phone Support

  • + Hard Copy of Conference Guide

  • + Discount for Additional Passes

Nominate a Company

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Venture Nurturing™

Free access for seed stage startups | 25 Tickets Available

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Press Passes

If you qualify and would like a press pass, visit here for details.

Press Pass  

Discount Rates:

To inquire about discounted group, startup, non-profit/government, or student rates* email Rivka at [email protected]

*There are a limited number of student passes to attend the venture summit at a deeply discounted fee of 25% off. To request a student registration form, please email Rivka a scan of your current student ID and current transcript.

sponsors


Title Sponsors

Paul Hastings LLP

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

SheppardMullin

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Breakfast Sponsors

TriNet

Cleantech Track Sponsors

PowerBridge

Gold Sponsors

Invest in Bavaria
Fintellegent
Presco Engineering
Naglreiter
Our Crowd
Insperity
Cartika
Mongotel

Printing Sponsors

The Nuvo Group

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Tyson Ventures
Evonik Industries
Beechwood Ventures

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation
Shufflrr

Industry Partners

Citybizlist
Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind
MedTech Association
Startups Forum India
The Internet of Things Council
Startup One Stop
StartupHub Boston
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Blackstone Launchpad
Innedu
International Cleantech Network
ALICE
PitchBook
EdMonks
High Tech XL
VR/AR Association
Upstate Venture Connect
Entrepreneurship at Cornell
New Jersey Tech Weekly
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
MedMarket Diligence
Silicon Cape
Agora Partnerships
Life Sciences British Columbia
TechNYC
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
Rainmaking Colab
Startup Commons
Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET)
Westchester Biotech Project
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Israel Advanced Technology Industries IATI
Sociable
Silicon Valley-China Wireless Association
Next Wave
BioAlberta
The Food Loft
NYC Entrepreneurs Progress Playbook
Women In Green Forum
IoT NCR
Upstate Capital Association of New York
Tech Incubation Program, University of Connecticut
The Interactive & Digital Media Industry Association of British Columbia
TechHub
Young Entrepreneurs Society of the Philippines
Quantum World Association
Healthcare Executives Network
Gold Coast Venture Capital Association
Pace University Entrepreneurship Lab
Startup Victoria
TechSpace
Fintech Innovation Lab NYC
Digital NYC
mBolden
NJ Tech Council
Empower Business Connection
Michelson 20MM Foundation
NY Tech Alliance
US Angel Investors
Startup Edutech
The Clean Web
ACTION Innovation Network
Girls in Tech
NYC EDU
BIO NJ
Digital Health London
Queen City Fintech
Holland FinTech
SheEO
Built In NYC
University of California, San Francisco Entrepreneurship Center
Women Tech Founders
Irish Tech News
EdTech Update
Digital Promise
French Tech NYC
ICOHolder
Young Professionals in Energy (YPE)
EdTech Digest
Boston Women Connect
FinTech Weekly
European Fintech Alliance
Silicon Catalyst
Fintech Matters
Foreign Startups Silicon Valley
Green Business Networking
100 Women in Finance
Black Tech Women
French Tech Hub
Connect
IBAN
ArcticStartup
BioPartner UK

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