July 9th - 10th, 2019

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 160 VCs Confirmed

Jenny Abramson
Rethink Impact

Nick Adams
Differential Ventures

Kyle Adkins
Savano Capital Partners

Karine Agajanian
Anzu Partners

Jay Amarasekera
SABIC Ventures

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Michael Baldwin
Moderne Ventures

Natalie Bartlett
General Catalyst

Greg Bennett
Kapor Capital

Lily Bernicker
Collaborative Fund

Josh Berns
Blue Collective

Nazeer Bhore

Eric Bielke
GE Ventures

Laura Bock
QED Investors

Carsten Boers
Rhapsody Venture Partners

Eric Breese
Evonik Venture Capital

Matt Brennan
General Catalyst

Joel Brightfield

Ciara Burnham
QED Investors

Dan Burstein
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Don Burton

Jason Cahill
Carbon Ventures

Hart Callahan
NewSpring Capital

Alex Carusillo
OCA Ventures

Ray Cheng
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Bryan Ciambella
B Capital Group

Matt Cohen
Ripple Ventures

Benjamin Cukier
Centana Growth Partners

Tyler Dean
Point72 Ventures

Parth Desai
Flare Capital Partners

Damien Despinoy
Energy Foundry

Sohum Doshi
Argentum Group

Alan Du
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Tyler Durham
Schlumberger New Energy Ventures

Kevin Eckert
Task Force X Capital

Kenneth Estes
West Loop Ventures

Dave Fan
Alumni Ventures Group

Michael Fanfant
Runa Capital

Matt Fates
Pulse Ventures

Sana Fathima
Lockheed Martin Ventures

Jackson Feder
Armory Square Ventures

Mark Fields
Alsop Louie Partners

Linda Fingerle
Tappan Hill Ventures

Brian Forst
Hearst Ventures

Haley Fradkin
Plum Alley

Daniel Franke
M Ventures

John Frankel
ff Venture Capital

Ben Freeberg
Alpha Venture Partners

Kyle Fugere
dunnhumby Ventures

Tarik Galijasevic
Allstate Strategic Ventures

Alexander Galitsky
Almaz Capital

Anna Garcia
Runway Venture Partners

Elaine Gilde
New York Angels

Stephen Gilfus
Blackboard Inc.

Karim Gillani
Luge Capital

Peter Glusker
White Star Capital Ventures

Alex Goldberg
Canary Ventures

Jon Gordon
New York Presbyterian Ventures

Samara Gordon
Hyperplane Venture Capital

Ed Greer
Dow Chemical

Amanda Groves
PLUS Capital

John Gu
Spring Mountain Capital

Eleanor Haas
Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic

Whitney Haring-Smith
Anzu Partners

Martin Heidecker
Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund

Diane Henry
Rogue Capital Collective

Cat Hernandez
The Venture Collective

Craig Herron
iSelect Fund Management

Ann Hickey
Town Hall Ventures

Kyle Howard-Johnson
Catalyst Investors

Vinay Iyengar
Bessemer Venture Partners

Dhruv Jain
Bessemer Venture Partners

Ben Jen
Ben Jen Holdings

Christina Jenkins

Del Johnson
Backstage Capital

Joseph Kao
Millennium Technology Value Partners

Jay Karandikar
New Crop Capital

Hana Khosla
Activant Capital

Jason Klein
HBS Alumni Angels

Avery Klemmer
FirstMark Capital

Jak Knowles
Leaps by Bayer

Steven Konsek
National Science Foundation

George Krautzel

Josh Kuzon
Reciprocal Ventures

Ricky Lai
Portag3 Ventures

Eddie Lee
White Star Capital

Jacob Levy
SoundBoard Angel Fund

Oivind Lorentzen

Marissa Lowman
Village Capital

Rob Lubin
Managing Director

Bion Ludwig
Savano Capital Partners

Eric Lui
HCG Global Partners

Roberto Machado
Tech Coast Angels

Coppelia Marincovic
Solvay Ventures

Elizabeth McCluskey
Impact Engine

Arpesh Mehta
DSM Venturing

Ed Michael
LionBird Ventures

David Miller
Clean Energy Ventures

Mark Miller
Good Harbor Partners

Ba Minuzzi
BABEL Ventures

Karolina Mrozkova
White Star Capital

Sonia Nagar
Pritzker Group Venture Capital

Patrick Nealon
American Express Ventures

Stuart O’Keeffe
Great Oaks Venture Capital

Jason Palmer
New Markets Venture Partners

Victor Pascucci III

Sri Peddu
Powerhouse Ventures

Latif Peracha
M13 Ventures

Matt Perlman
IA Capital Group

Victoria Pettibone
Astia Angels

Daniel Pianko
Achieve Partners

Adam Plotkin
ff Venture Capital

Jean-Noel Poirier
Clean Energy Venture Group

Ebony Pope
Rethink Education

Benjamin Price
NOVA External Ventures Saint-Gobain

William D. Provine
DuPont Ventures

Bryan Rabenau
BP Ventures

Suraj Rajwani

K.P. Reddy
Shadow Ventures

Alison Andrews Reyes
1843 Capital

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Douglas Roth
Connecticut Innovations

Ethel Rubin
BioHealth Innovation

Boris Ryabov
Bright Capital

Ernst Sack
Blue Bear Capital

Praveen Sahay
WAVE Equity Partners

Maia Sharpley
Learn Capital

Jaidev Shergill
Capital One Growth Partners

Zacary Sherman
Pereg Ventures

Nicole Shimer
Insight Partners

Bennett Siegel
Coatue Management

Raj Singh
JetBlue Technology Ventures

Jean Sini

Vivek Soni
Prithvi Ventures

Adarsh Sowcar
Saint-Gobain NOVA

Corinne Spears
University Ventures

Amit Srivastava
Cycle Capital Management

Nico Stainfeld
Citi Ventures

Lutz Stoeber
Evonik Venture Capital

Neil Swami
Catalyst Health Ventures

Nilay Thakar
ARCH Venture Partners

Zoltan Tompa

Chisom Uche
SixThirty Ventures

Erica Van
Charles River Ventures

Maria Velissaris
SteelSky Ventures

Yaron Vorona
Vorona Ventures

David Wadler
Co-founder and CEO

Patrick Walsh
National Grid Partners

Kyle Welborn
The Yield Lab

Jamie M. Weston
Spring Mountain Capital

Tom Wisniewski
Newark Venture Partners

Simon Wu
Cathay Innovation

Anthony Xu
New Ground Ventures

Howard Xu
Insight Venture Partners

Lisa Xu
FirstMark Capital

Paige Yellen
Fortress Biotech

Chris Young
Revel Partners

Tracy Young
37 Angels

Greg Zaic
NMT Capital

Katherine Zamsky
Carbon Ventures

Lu Zhang
Fusion Fund

Chris Zock
Sandbox Insurtech Ventures

Awesome Attendees
Startup Presenters
Featured VCs
$0 Billion
Under Management

The 19th 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 2019 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.

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.

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.


Title Sponsors

Paul Hastings LLP

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
McCarter & English LLP
DLA Piper

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Gold Sponsors

Sherwood Partners
Invest in Bavaria
Withum Smith+Brown

Printing Sponsors


Breakfast Sponsors


Venture Sponsors

Evonik Industries

Industry Partners

Georgia Bio
Israel Startup Network
FreeMind Consultants
Asia Cloud Computing Association
Internet of Things Council (IOTC)
Startup One Stop
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Vermont Technology Alliance VTTA
Startup Victoria
ACTION Innovation Network
EdTech Update
Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA)
Agritecture Consulting
Austin Technology Incubator
VC Taskforce
Women’s Startup Lab
Cleantech Open
Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)
Asia-Pacific Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation APYEF
InSITE Fellows
Female Tech Founders
Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium MTEC
Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative
FinTech Australia
Innovate Finance
Black Girls Code
Private Banking
United States Energy Association
Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA)
All Events in City
Syracuse CoWorks
Innovate Charlotte
New Hampshire Tech Alliance
Change Catalyst
MIT Enterprise Forum Israel
LA Fintech
Social Venture Circle
Invest in Girls
Rosie Network
Yale School of Management Private Equity / Venture Capital Club
Harvard College Ventures
American Chamber of Commerce in China
Plum Alley
State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA)
Million Dollar Women
NYC MedTech
New York Venture Community
City University New York Startups
National Veteran Owned Business Association
Eagle Point Funding
MKB Fintechlab
Fintech Hub LT
Bethesda Green
Startup Catalyst Brief
National Hydropower Association
Byte Academy
Clean Energy Business Network
Eunike Ventures
University of Connecticut Technology Incubation Program
InsurTech News
Leaders in Pharmaceutical Business Intelligence
Espoo Innovation Garden
Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire

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