December 6th, 2017

Lombardo's Conference Center | Boston

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 100 VCs Confirmed

Kyle Adkins
Savano Capital Partners

Jessica Alston
F-Prime Capital Partners

Nisa Amoils
Scout Ventures

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Alex Beletsky
SideCar Angels

Carl Berke
Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund

Maria Berkman
Broadview Ventures

Adam Bernstein
New Energy Capital Partners

Samuel Bjork
Digitalis Ventures

Brandon Blaesser
New World Capital

Vaughn Blake
Telescopic Ventures

Anne Bozik
Saturn Partners

Laura Brass
MPM Capital

Sasha Brown
Ecosystem Integrity Fund

Eveline Buchatskiy
One Way Ventures

Stanley Buchesky
The Edtech Fund

Briehan Burke
Catalyst Investors

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

Raymond Camahort
Novo Ventures

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Elizabeth Wills Chou
New Markets Venture Partners

David Coats
Correlation Ventures

Lisa Coca
GE Ventures

Kathleen Collins
Industry Ventures

Frank Crocetti
Hub Angels Investment Group

Sanjit Dang
U First Capital

Elizabeth De Saint-Aignan
Jump Capital

Sana Fathima
Lockheed Martin Ventures

Lisa Frusztajer
Portfolia Enterprise Fund

Shinichiro Fuse
MPM Capital

Elizabeth Galbut
SoGal Ventures

Stephen Gilfus
Blackboard Inc.

Brandon Gleklen
Battery Ventures

Jacqueline Grant
SV Health Investors

Brandon Greer

Whitney Haring-Smith
Anzu Partners

Martin Heidecker
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Alison Holmes
Great Hill Partners

Ruoxi (Rosy) Hu
Partners Innovation Fund

Crystal Huang
GGV Capital

Bill Hughes
Milamber Ventures

Dan Hurwitz
Hyperplane Venture Capital

Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte
M. Ventures

Vinay Iyengar
Bessemer Venture Partners

Brittni Dixon Johnson
GE Ventures

Sean Judge
Highland Capital Partners

Deb Kemper
Golden Seeds

David Kereiakes
River Cities Capital Funds

Joey Kim
Romulus Capital

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

Benjamin Kreitman
Broadview Ventures

Yury Kukushkin
4BIO Capital Partners

Charles Kunsch
AbbVie Ventures

Vic Lanio
Flare Capital Partners

Michael Letta
Human Ventures

Marissa Lowman
Village Capital

Nina Lu
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures

Russ MacTough
Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures

Ashish Mahashabde
Amex Ventures

Brandon Maier
Quake Capital Partners

Olga Maslikhova
Phystech Ventures

Hollis McGuire
Impact NH Fund

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Mueller-Eberstein
Alliance of Angels

Juan Muldoon
Invenergy Future Fund

Aaron Nelson
Novartis Venture Fund

T.T. Nguyen Duc
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

Ira Nydick
Panasonic Venture Group

Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Maschmeyer Group Ventures

Christie Pitts
Backstage Capital

Morgan Polotan
Genacast Ventures

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Alison Andrews Reyes
1843 Capital

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Steven Robinette
Atlas Venture

Riley Rodgers
Valia Investments

Douglas Roth
Connecticut Innovations

Kathryn Roy
Walnut Ventures

Christina Bechhold Russ
Samsung NEXT Ventures

Andrew Schoen
New Enterprise Associates

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Paul Seidler
Clean Energy Trust

Steve Shapiro

Joseph Shaw
New Energy Capital

Gus Simiao
Clean Energy Venture Group

Sean Simpson
WIND Ventures

Ishan Sinha
Point72 Ventures

Claire Elizabeth Smith
Anterra Capital

Justin Smith
Tusk Ventures

Shirley Speakman
Cycle Capital Management

Carl Stjernfeldt
Shell Technology Ventures

Hyuk-Jeen Suh
Samsung Ventures

Charles Svirk
Mass Mutual Ventures

Neil Swami
Catalyst Health Ventures

Laura Tadvalkar
MP Healthcare Venture Management

Sebastian Titz
3M New Ventures

Graham Walmsley
Versant Ventures

Kristina Wang
F-Prime Capital Partners

Pelli Wang
Consensys Capital

Josh Weiss
Launchpad Venture Group

Patrick West
Maine Angels

Hayden Williams
BBG Ventures

Mic Williams
Boston Harbor Angels

Troy Williams
University Ventures

Tiffany Yu
F-Prime Capital Partners

Lu Zhang
Fusion Fund

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 12th 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 2017 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

EisnerAmper LLP

Breakfast Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Sherwood Partners
Invest in Bavaria
Bridge Bank
Oil & Gas Technology Centre
Withum Smith+Brown
Business Consulting Group
Business Resource Services
TMX Group Toronto Stock Exchange
Trophy Investing

Silver Sponsors

Action Sport Optics

Bronze Sponsors

Pittsburgh Technology Council

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Merck Ventures

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
Association of Cleantech Incubators of New England
Qubit Labs
FreeMind Consultants
Gainesville Area Innovation Network
European American Enterprise Council
Clean Energy Economy Minnesota
Asia Cloud Computing Association
Internet of Things Council (IOTC)
Startup One Stop
Biotech City
Women Tech Council
Blockchain Education Network
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Blackstone Launchpad
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Harvard Biotech Club
Boston New Technology
Startup Edtech VR
New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE)
Bio New Brusnwick
Boston MedTech Advisors

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