December 10th, 2014

Hilton | Boston Dedham

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 70 VCs Confirmed

Grant Allen
Schneider Electric Ventures

Mike Becker
Vocap Investment Partners

Gil Beyda
Comcast Ventures

David Blumberg
Blumberg Capital

Greg Bohlen
Union Grove Venture Partners

Nathaniel Brinn
VC23 Investors

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Daniel Carter
Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures US

Steven Chrust
Centripetal Capital Partners

Daniel Chui
Verizon Ventures

Andrew Clapp
Brightside Venture Capital

Lauren Di Pede
Relay Ventures

David Donabedian
AbbVie Biotech Ventures

James Dugan
OCA Ventures

Imran Eba
Action Potential Venture Capital

Rami Elkhatib
Acero Capital

Alison Ernst
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Tania Fernandez
DreamCatcher Ventures

Stan Fung
FarSight Ventures

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Bosun Hau
MVM Life Science Partners

Laurence Hayward
Independence Equity

Paul Howe
Oxbridge Capital

Sven Karlsson
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Roman Kikta
Mobility Ventures

Jak Knowles
Leaps by Bayer

Carey Lai
Intel Capital

Eddy Lee
Fenox Venture Capital

Larry Li
AMINO Capital

Ben Lin
Great Oaks Venture Capital

Joanna Linsley
Baird Capital

Michael Lousteau
I2BF Global Ventures

Jim Macdonald
First Analysis

Nurzhas Makishev
NKM Capital

Mark W. Manning
Burns & Levinson LLP

Vincent Miles

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Avichay Nissenbaum
lool ventures

Christine Primmer
SJF Ventures

Stewart Rauner
Broadband Associates

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Riley Rodgers
Valia Investments

Douglas Roth
Connecticut Innovations

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Akhil Saklecha
Artiman Ventures

Dan Silverburg
Macmillan New Ventures

Eric Steele
Catalyst Investors

Brendan Syron
Scout Ventures

Jason Tagler
Camden Partners

Sebastian Titz
3M New Ventures

Tibor Toth
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Brent Traidman
Fenox Venture Capital

Kat Utecht
Core Innovation Capital

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

David Ward
MTI Ventures

Jan Westerhues
Robert Bosch Venture Capital

Keith Witek
AMD Ventures

Pieter Wolters
DSM Venturing

Tim Wright
Grandbanks Capital

Sue Xu
Amino Capital

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 9th annual New England 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 2014 New England 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, MedTech and FinTech sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Corporate Investors, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, 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
  • Robotics


  • 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  


Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

Burns & Levinson LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Platinum Sponsors

Dell Intel Lockup

Breakfast Sponsors

Duane Morris

Printing Sponsors

Merrill Datasite

Gold Sponsors

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC)

Venture Sponsors

OCA Ventures

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Marketing Solutions Sponsors


Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Harvard Biotech Club
ACTION Innovation Network
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC)
French Cleantech
Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association CVCA

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