The 2006 Life Sciences Venture Summit

October 25th, 2006

The New Yorker Hotel | New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Dr. Reinhard Ambros
Novartis Venture Fund

David Azad
Galen Partners

Kevin J. Bitterman
Polaris Venture Partners

Bruce Booth
Atlas Ventures

Mary Lincoln Campbell
EDF Ventures

Suzette Dutch
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Bill Fair
NYC Economic Development Corporation

Antonette Favuzza
Geller & Company

Standish Fleming
Forward Ventures

Carl S. Goldfischer, MD
Bay City Capital LLC

Kent Gossett
SR One Limited

Maria G. Gotsch
New York City Investment Fund

Jim Gunton
NJTC Venture Fund

David F. Hendren
Catalyst Health Ventures

Lori S. Hoberman
Chadbourne & Parke LLP

Ron Hunt
New Leaf Venture Partners, LLC

Arthur Klausner, MBA
Pappas Ventures

Stephen Knight
Fidelity Biosciences

Richard S. Kollender
Quaker Bioventures

Merrill M. Kraines
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

Noah Kroloff
NGN Capital

Ronald W. Lennox
CHL Medical Partners

Todd A. Lorenz
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Michael Lytton
Oxford Bioscience Partners

David Mack
Alta Partners

Thomas E. Needham, Jr.
Advent International Corp.

Andrew J. Schwab
5AM Ventures

Sunny Sharma, M.D.
Investor Growth Capital

Jim Sherblom
Seaflower Ventures

Geoffrey Smith
Ascent Biomedical Ventures

Lee R. Wrubel, M.D.
Foundation Medical Partners

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 2006 Life Sciences 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 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

Dorsey & Whitney

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Coaching Sponsors

Fish & Richardson

Platinum Sponsors

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Geller & Company

Summit Hosts

New York City Bioscience Initiative

Printing Sponsors

Merrill Datasite

Breakfast Sponsors


Contributing Sponsors

Empire State Development
Mayer Brown
Morgan Lewis
PPT Share

Featured VC's

ABV Ascent Biomedical Ventures
Bay City Capital
Foundation Medical Partners
Oxford Bioscience Partners
Pappas Ventures
Quaker Bio Ventures
TMV Triathlon Medical Ventures

Industry Partners

BioExecutive International
LILSI Long Island Life Sciences Initiatives

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