July 18th - 19th, 2017

Convene | New York City

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

Imraan Ahmed
Radius Ventures

Omid Akhavan
MVM Life Science Partners

Nisa Amoils
Scout Ventures

David Arcara
Laconia Capital Group

Ryan Armbrust
Alliance Ventures

David Aronoff

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

John Azubuike
KEC Ventures

Imran A. Babar
OrbiMed Advisors

Aishwarya Balaji
37 Angels

Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures

Mike Becker
Vocap Investment Partners

Adriel Bercow

Joshua Berg
GM Ventures

Mark Bernfeld
Clean Energy Venture Group

Binoy Bhansali
Sandbox Industries

Charles Birnbaum
Bessemer Venture Partners

Scott Birnbaum
Red Sea Ventures

Brandon Blaesser
New World Capital

Sim Blaustein
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Matthew Bressler
TDF Ventures

Jordan Brown
Northwell Ventures

Eveline Buchatskiy
One Way Ventures

Stanley Buchesky
The Edtech Fund

Briehan Burke
Catalyst Investors

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Chris Calder
EPIC Ventures

Lisa Calhoun
Valor Ventures

Andrew Cleland
Comcast Ventures

Josh Cohen
City Light Capital

Trace Cohen
New York Venture Partners

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Adam De Sola Pool
Clean Energy Venture Group

Tim Devane
NextView Ventures

Aaron Dubin
Innovation Endeavors

Miriam Eaves
BP LaunchPad

Hernan Fernandez
Angel Ventures

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Nathan Fink
Shell Technology Investments

Chris Fortunato
KEC Ventures

Darcy Frisch
Hearst Ventures

Alice Lloyd George
RRE Ventures

Tejinder Gill
Insight Venture Partners

Jesse Glass
Empire Angels

Shrey Gosalia
American Family Ventures

Taylor Greene
Lerer Hippeau Ventures

Ed Greer
Dow Chemical

Jacob E. Grose
BASF Venture

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Christian Guzman
JAWS Ventures

Matthew Hanson
GSV Capital

Sven Harmsen
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

Brian Harwitt

Eoin Heavey
DFJ Gotham Ventures

Garnet Heraman
Anvil Venture Partners

Brandy Houser
Accelerate New York

Ali Iz
NewWorld Venture Group

Habib Kairouz
Highland Capital Partners

David Kirkpatrick
SJF Ventures

Spencer Krug
RiverPark Ventures

Yury Kukushkin
4BIO Capital Partners

Sam Lerer
General Atlantic

Adi Levanon
Symmetrical Ventures

Richard Liu
FTV Capital

Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels

Oivind Lorentzen

Michael Lousteau
I2BF Global Ventures

Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures

Brandon Maier
Quake Capital Partners

Brad McManus
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Nihal Mehta
ENIAC Ventures

Blair Miller
Learn Capital

Jason Nolte
GM Ventures

Kenny Nova
Mid Atlantic Bio Angels

Cindy Padnos
Illuminate Ventures

Deepen Parikh

Vanessa A. Pestritto
Lattice Ventures

Sergei Petukhov
Enso Ventures

Daniel Pianko
Achieve Partners

Jorge Ramirez
H.I.G. Capital

Nael Rasamny
Outbound Ventures

Hootan Rashidifard
Canaan Partners

Jim Robinson
RRE Ventures

Jake Rosenfeld
Correlation Ventures

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Andrew Schoen
New Enterprise Associates

Rudina Seseri
Glasswing Ventures

Sapna Shah
New York Angels

Hamza Sheikh
Syno Capital

Travis Skelly
Citi Ventures

Jonathan Struhl
Indicator Ventures

Brendan Syron
Scout Ventures

Will Szczerbiak

Vincent Tang
Samsung NEXT Ventures

Jaahred Thomas
Connectivity Ventures Fund

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Graham Walmsley
Versant Ventures

Pelli Wang
Consensys Capital

Anna Whiteman
Tribeca Venture Partners

Jordan Windmueller
Bessemer Venture Partners

Nicolas Wittenborn
Insight Venture Partners

Jennifer Xu
500 Startups

Alex Yagoda
Advancit Capital

Wonpyo Yun
Aisling Capital

Baiyin Zhou
Ascent Venture Partners

Heather Zhuang
Two Sigma Investments

Rick Zullo

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 17th annual New York 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 York 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


Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP
Morgan Lewis

CRM Sponsors

Pipeliner Sales

Gold Sponsors

Sherwood Partners
Invest in Bavaria
Kramer Levin

Official-Printing Sponsors

The Nuvo Group

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation
Aquimo Sports


Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Startup One Stop
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
Healthcare Executives Network
Digital NYC
Built In NYC
French Tech Hub
Funding Sage
Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center at NYIT
Environmental Entrepreneurs
Colorado BioScience Association
Blockchain Driven
Association For Women In Science Central Jersey
University of Navarra IESE Business School
Buyouts Insider
CEG Center for Economic Growth
ExCITE Riverside
Bio Alabama

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