December 7th, 2016

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 90 VCs Confirmed

Imraan Ahmed
Radius Ventures

Omid Akhavan
MVM Life Science Partners

Steve Anastos
Bain Capital Ventures

Alex Beletsky
SideCar Angels

Liza Benson
Moderne Ventures

Brad Blomstrom
Volition Capital

Greg Bohlen
Union Grove Venture Partners

Gaye Bok
Excel Venture Management

Ilya Breyman
Talent Equity Ventures

Gareth Burns
Statoil Energy Ventures Fund

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Lisa Calhoun
Valor Ventures

Neil Cameron
Emerald Technology Ventures

Raymond N. Chang
NXT Ventures

Sophie Chapelle
37 Angels

Roger Chen
Genacast Ventures

Matt Cheney
CleanPath Ventures

Andrew Clapp
Brightside Venture Capital

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Kapil Desai
Catalyst Investors

Dan Doble
SABIC Ventures

Bart Epstein
Jefferson Education Fund

J. Skyler Fernandes
Simon Venture Group

Elizabeth Galbut
SoGal Ventures

Brian M. Gallagher
SR One Ltd.

Torsten Geers
Good Harbor Partners

Stephen Gilfus
Blackboard Inc.

Brandon Greer

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Martin Heidecker
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Paul Heitlinger
Verizon Ventures

Troy Henikoff
MATH Venture Partners

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

Garnet Heraman
Anvil Venture Partners

Teddy Himler
Comcast Ventures

Sara Hochman
Energy Foundry

Henrik Holland
Shell Technology Venture Partners

Ines Holzbaur

Bob Hower
G20 Ventures

Joel Hwang
HarbourVest Partners

Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte
M. Ventures

Ulhas Jagdale

Andrew Jay
Siemens Venture Capital

Oshri Kaplan

Deb Kemper
Golden Seeds

Dean M. Kline
Penn Venture Partners

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures

Matt McDonnell
Notley Ventures

Hollis McGuire
Impact NH Fund

Winter Mead
Sapphire Ventures

Ezra Mehlman
Health Enterprise Partners

Norman Meisner
Launchpad Venture Group

H. Kenneth Merritt, Jr.
North Country Angels

Vincent Miles

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

Ian N. Nabb
Camden Partners

Jason Nolte
GM Ventures

Ira Nydick
Panasonic Venture Group

Jason Palmer
New Markets Venture Partners

Michael Pope
Vert Capital

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Jorge Ramirez
H.I.G. Capital

Aymerik Renard
Western Digital Capital

Evan J. Renov
Beechwood Ventures

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Riley Rodgers
Valia Investments

Douglas Roth
Connecticut Innovations

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Jacob Schneider
Boeing Ventures

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Joseph Shaw
New Energy Capital

Mark Solovy
MCAP Acquisition Corporation

Blake Stevens
Harris & Harris Group

Edward Suh
Goodwater Capital

Hyuk-Jeen Suh
Samsung Ventures

Sebastian Titz
3M New Ventures

Tibor Toth
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

Jonathan Tower
Catapult VC

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Gina Villani
Zaffre Investments

Emery Waddell
Vocap Investment Partners

David Ward
MTI Ventures

John Wei
SABIC Ventures

Ira Weiss
Hyde Park Venture Partners

Mic Williams
Boston Harbor Angels

Pieter Wolters
DSM Venturing

Mark Wright
Blue Chip Venture Company

Chong Xu
F-Prime Capital Partners

Greg Zaic
NMT Capital

Darshana Zaveri
Catalyst Health Ventures

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 11th 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 2016 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.

Apply to speak  

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

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Printing Sponsors

Merrill Datasite

Breakfast Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Withum Smith+Brown
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (CEC)

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Merck Ventures

Silver Sponsors


Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Harvard Biotech Club
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
ACTION Innovation Network
Asia America MultiTechnology Association
VC Taskforce
Clean Energy Business Incubator Program
Cambridge Network
Women’s Startup Lab
Female Entrepeneurs Institute
BTV Ignite
Energy Excelerator
TiE Boston
EdTech Israel

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