The Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit 2008

October 30th, 2008

New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Rodney D. Altman, MD
CMEA Ventures

Omar Amirana
Oxford Bioscience Partners

Anup Arora
Easton Capital

Kevin J. Bitterman
Polaris Venture Partners

Tara D. Butler, M.D.
Ascension Health Ventures

Mary Lincoln Campbell
EDF Ventures

Modassir S. Choudhry, MD

Christian Cortis
Advanced Technology Ventures

Teodoro Forcht Dagi
HLM Venture Partners

David Dantzker
Wheatley Partners

Jens W. Eckstein
TVM Capital

Andrew A. Fink
Trevi Health Ventures LP

Andrew D. Firlik, MD
Foundation Medical Partners

Linda Grais
InterWest Partners

Michael A. Greeley
Flybridge Capital Partners

David F. Hendren
Catalyst Health Ventures

Brett A. Hickey
Aegis Capital Group LLC

Mickey Kim, MD
Canaan Partners

Arthur Klausner, MBA
Pappas Ventures

Stephen Knight
Fidelity Biosciences

Stephen H.C. Kraus
Bessemer Venture Partners

Noah Kroloff
NGN Capital

Derek Lee
SV Life Sciences

Michael Liang, Ph.D.
Baird Venture Partners

Andrew McMillan, Ph.D.
5AM Ventures

Thomas C. Meyers
Cooley Godward Kronish

Frederic H. Morris
Brook Venture Partners

Bela L. Musits
High Peaks Venture Partners

Jim Neve
Strategic Alliances, ADP

Ross O’Brien
Geller & Company

David G. Odrich

Evan J. Renov
Beechwood Ventures

Leonide Saad, Ph.D.
Proteus Venture Partners

Gino Di Sciullo, Ph.D.
Charter Life Sciences

Lauren Silverman, Ph.D.
Novartis BioVentures

Steve Strauss
New York Economic Development Corporation

James E. Thomas
Thomas, McNerney & Partners

Arthur Tinkelenberg, Ph.D.
Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Martin Vogelbaum
Rho Ventures

Tracy Warren
Battelle Ventures

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 2008 Life Sciences & Healthcare Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures is the premier bioscience industry gathering, connecting senior executives of early stage biotech, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical device and diagnostic companies with venture capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs and professional service firms.

Whether you're seeking funding, partnerships or new investment opportunities, The Life Sciences & Healthcare 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.

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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.

Call For Top Innovators!

Get Noticed » Get Funded » Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, CleanTech, Life Sciences, Healthcare, MedTech, 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
  • EdTech
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

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


  • Banking
  • Blockchain
  • Insurtech
  • Personal Finance
  • Payments
  • Predictive Analytics


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

Title Sponsors


Diamond Sponsors

Cooley Godward Kronish, LLP

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Coaching Sponsors

Geller & Company

Platinum Sponsors


Breakfast Sponsors

Morgan Lewis

Lunch Sponsors

New York City Bioscience Initiative

Gold Sponsors


Venture Sponsors

Intel Capital

Contributing Sponsors

PPT Share

Industry Partners


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