July 10th - 11th, 2018

Convene | NYC

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 150 VCs Confirmed

Andrew Abrams
New Science Ventures

Nick Adams
Differential Ventures

Kamran Ansari

Martina Aufiero
Safeguard Scientifics

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Juliet Bailin
Insight Venture Partners

Caleb Bank
Safeguard Investments

Amit Bansal
Digitalis Ventures

Peter Bastien

Mark Bernfeld
Clean Energy Venture Group

Gil Beyda
Comcast Ventures

Wes Blackwell
Scout Ventures

Brandon Blaesser
New World Capital

Kai Bond
Comcast Ventures

Alon Bonder

Callum Booker
NextGen Venture Partners

Todd Breeden
KiwiVenture Partners

Kenneth Bronfin
Hearst Ventures

Stanley Buchesky
The Edtech Fund

Don Burton

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

John Callovi
Pearson Affordable Learning Fund

David Ceolin
Innovation Grade Ventures

Sara Chamberlain
Energy Foundry

Grace Chou
Felicis Ventures

Trace Cohen
New York Venture Partners

Michael Cohn
GSV Acceleration

Sarah Cone
Social Impact Capital

Jo Ann Corkran
Golden Seeds

Meghan Cross Breeden
Red Bear Angels

Tracy Deforge
The Players' Impact

Vijay Doradla
Verizon Ventures

Sana Fathima
Lockheed Martin Ventures

Alex Fayette
Sherpa Ventures

Mark Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Meredith Finn
Salesforce Ventures

Ben Freeberg
Alpha Venture Partners

Elizabeth Galbut
SoGal Ventures

Tarik Galijasevic
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Srishti Mirchandani Gallagher
Oxeon Partners

Anna Garcia
Runway Venture Partners

Stephen Gilfus
Blackboard Inc.

Edwin Goodman
Activate Venture Partners

Lynn Greenberg
Autonomy Ventures

Ed Greer
Dow Chemical

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Daniel Hanks
Lavrock Ventures

Wendi Hao
NewDo Venture

Jamison Hill
Bain Capital Ventures

Westy Hopkins
Time Warner Investments

Merritt Hummer
Bain Capital Ventures

Ulhas Jagdale

Kanav Jain
Red Sea Ventures

Dinkar Jetley
Pivot Investment Partners

Jalak Jobanputra
FuturePerfect Ventures

Geoff Judge
iNovia Capital

Habib Kairouz
Highland Capital Partners

Ash Kaluarachchi

Aman Kandola
Bessemer Venture Partners

Gyan Kapur
Activate Venture Partners

Kris Kemeny
Tekfen Ventures

Aftab Kherani
Aisling Capital

Elise King
Oxeon Partners

Luda Kopeikina
DSM Venturing

Spencer Krug
RiverPark Ventures

Kabir Kumar
Omidyar Network

Josh Kuzon
Reciprocal Ventures

Scott Levine
Time Warner Investments

Matthew Levinson
FinTech Collective

Jacob Levy
SoundBoard Angel Fund

Mary Long-Irwin
Northern Ontario Angels

Oivind Lorentzen

Marissa Lowman
Village Capital

Jiong Ma
Braemar Energy Ventures

Rohit Makharia
GM Ventures

Nurzhas Makishev
NKM Capital

Coppelia Marincovic
Solvay Ventures

Marcos Martinez-Villalba
Revel Partners

Olga Maslikhova
Phystech Ventures

Jon Medved

Dipa Mehta
Sandbox Industries

Kate Merton
Johnson-Johnson Innovation

Sarah Millar
City Light Capital

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Chelsea Morris
Rethink Impact

Juan Muldoon
Invenergy Future Fund

Courtney Nelson
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Hallie Noble
Village Capital

Preston Noon
Agent Capital

Eric Ong

David Orlandella
ORIX Growth Capital

Sumay Parikh
Quake Capital

Manish Patel
Highland Capital Partners

Victoria Pettibone
Astia Angels

Sergei Petukhov
Enso Ventures

Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Maschmeyer Group Ventures

Daniel Pianko
Achieve Partners

Henri Pierre-Jacques
Harlem Capital Partners

Andrew Pitz
Transamerica Ventures

Jean-Noel Poirier
Clean Energy Venture Group

Gopal Rajaraman
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Nitya Rajendran
Tribeca Venture Partners

Brett Rawlings
Charmides Capital

Dylan Reid
KEC Ventures

Gray Robinson
Anzu Partners

Yvette Rodriguez
Cultivation Capital

Mike Rogers

David Rogg
FirstMark Capital

Rob Rosenberg
Prolog Ventures

Laura Sachar
Starvest Partners

Mandi Salo
CMFG Ventures

Ben Sampson
GE Ventures

Michael Sandler
Temerity Capital Partners

Abinav Sankar
Sopris Capital

Louis Schick
NewWorld Capital Group

Reese Schroeder
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Chris Seitz
Excel Venture Management

David Selverian
Bessemer Venture Partners

Thomas Seo
Citi Ventures

Naomi Shah
Union Square Ventures

Shardul Shah
Index Ventures

Saurabh Sharma
Jump Capital

Joshua Sherman
Apple Tree Partners

Zacary Sherman
Pereg Ventures

Ishan Sinha
Point72 Ventures

Travis Skelly
Citi Ventures

Adam Smith
Bain Capital Ventures

Emily Snyder
Borealis Ventures

David Spiro
Insight Venture Partners

Amit Srivastava
Cycle Capital Management

Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital

Elizabeth Stoner
MPM Capital

Jennine Sullivan
GE Ventures

Kathryn Swintek
Golden Seeds

Ally Tam

Sydney Thomas
Precursor Ventures

Jarrid Tingle
Harlem Capital Partners

Sebastian Titz
3M New Ventures

Henry Toole
RRE Ventures

Laurel Touby
Supernode Ventures

Andrea Turner Moffitt
Plum Alley Investments

Catherine Ulrich
FirstMark Capital

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Hara Wang
Braemar Energy Ventures

Pelli Wang
Consensys Capital

Nima Wedlake
ThomVest Ventures

Cayla Weisberg
InvestHER Ventures

Denmark West
Connectivity Capital Partners

Margaret Wu
Georgian Partners

Anthony Xu
New Ground Ventures

Holly Zimmerman
Golden Seeds

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 18th 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 2018 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.

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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  


Title Sponsors

Paul Hastings LLP

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Breakfast Sponsors


Cleantech Track Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Invest in Bavaria
Presco Engineering
Our Crowd

Printing Sponsors

The Nuvo Group

Venture Sponsors

Motorola Solutions
Tyson Ventures
Evonik Industries
Beechwood Ventures

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Internet of Things Council (IOTC)
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Blackstone Launchpad
Entrepreneurship at Cornell
Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology CEWIT
Agora Partnerships
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Healthcare Executives Network
Gold Coast Venture Capital Association
Startup Victoria
Fintech Innovation Lab NYC
Digital NYC
Empower Business Connection
US Angels
ACTION Innovation Network
Girls in Tech
Digital Health London
Queen City Fintech
Built In NYC
Women Tech Founders
EdTech Update
Digital Promise
French Tech NYC
EdTech Digest
Boston Women Connect
FinTech Weekly
European Fintech Alliance
Fintech Matters
Foreign Startups Silicon Valley
Green Business Networking
100 Women in Finance
Black Tech Women
French Tech Hub
BioPartner UK

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