“We have portfolio companies in both Funds I & II that we discovered at this summit"

Praveen Sahay
Managing Partner
Wave Equity Partners


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The Venture Summit will honor a select group of more than 100 Top Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare, and FinTech sectors. These companies 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.

"We have raised ‎several million dollars from the investor contacts we have made at youngStartup ‎Venture Summits" - Thomas Farb-Horch, CEO & Co-Founder, Thrive Bioscience
"The investors I met at the Venture Summit, and their ‎connections, led to an over-subscribed investment round" - Cora Leibig‎, CEO, Chromatic 3D ‎Materials
"We presented, and youngStartup Ventures led us directly to investors that participated in both our Series A and Series B rounds. It works." - Dave Gwozdz, CEO, Mojiva

Featured Company Benefits include:

  • 1-on-1 Networking Sessions

    Connect and meet with active investors over the course of two and a half days leveraging our meeting app and conferencing solutions

  • Top Innovator Presentation Slot

    Gain visibility for your venture by presenting live and being recognized as one of the Top Innovators

  • Featured Company Coaching Session

    Opportunity to present to active investors and receive crucial feedback that will help you improve your game for the main presentation.

  • Featured Company Profiles

    Presenters have their 2 page company profile included in the event guide which is distributed to all attendees and investors

  • Access to Venture Investor Panels + Round Tables

    Watch and hear interactive sessions, where leading investors and experts will discuss key issues facing startups and venture investors alike.

Apply to Present

To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots,
fill out the form below.

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  • Mobile
  • Internet/Digital Media
  • IoT
  • 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


  • 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.

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Top Innovator Application

The Top Innovator Showcase program is a paid presentation and demo opportunity designed for emerging growth companies looking to raise visibility amongst an audience of active VCs, Corporate VCs, Private Investors, Investment bankers, press, entrepreneurs, and corporate development officers. The opportunity includes one attendee ticket with additional discounted registrations available for your team.

Fee to present: $1,185 (there is no fee to apply).

Companies who register to attend and are subsequently selected to present, will have their fee credited towards the presentation fee.

Companies wishing to be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots need to fill out our summary outline.

Please note: If you are interested in applying we’d need to receive the filled out summary ASAP as our screening committee is finalizing its review of submissions and will be making final selections by early next week

An email has been sent to you with further instructions.

(Check your spam folder for any missed communications if you have not received it).

If you decide to join us either way, I would advise you to register now in order to lock-in the early bird rates.

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