The 2008 US/Israel Venture Summit

March 25th - 26th, 2008

Digital Sandbox | New York City

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Carrie Bates
Triathlon Medical Ventures

Stephen Bluestein
Bessemer Venture Partners

Steve Brotman
Alpha Venture Partners

Anand Daniel
Flybridge Capital Partners

Charlie Federman
Crossbar Capital

Ohad Finkelstein

Myles Greenberg
CHL Healthcare Partners

Ron Hunt
New Leaf Venture Partners, LLC

Roger Krakoff
Sigma Partners

Noah Kroloff
NGN Capital

Timothy Langloss
WFD Ventures LLC

Charles R. Lax
GrandBanks Capital

Ian A. Lerner

Richard W. Levandov
Masthead Venture Partners

John E. Levy
L Capital Partners

Jordan Levy
SoftBank Capital

Raanan M. Persky
Blank Rome

Robert Rosenbaum
Nobska Ventures

Harry Rubin
Ropes & Gray

Daniel Schultz
DFJ Gotham Ventures

Izhar Shay
Canaan Partners

Marc Sokol
JK&B Capital

David Sokolic
Battery Ventures

David S. Stoffel, M.D.
Radius Ventures

Bart Stuck
Signal Lake

Jeanne Sullivan
StarVest Partners

Bruce K. Taragin
Blumberg Capital

Gaurav Tewari
Citi Ventures

Ari Tuchman
Nobska Ventures

Lawrence Wagenberg
Wheatley Partners

Lawrence S. Wittenberg
Goodwin Procter

Josh Wolfe

Scott L. Woodrow
Lions Peak Capital Corporation

Lee R. Wrubel, M.D.
Foundation Medical Partners

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 2008 US / ISRAEL VENTURE SUMMIT, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting senior executives of early stage and emerging growth Israeli companies, venture capitalists, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, successful entrepreneurs and premier service providers.

Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, the US/Israel Venture Summit is the event of the year you won’t want to miss.

This exclusive full-day 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 50 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.

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High Level Networking

Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

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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.

Call For Top Innovators!

Get Noticed » Get Funded » Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 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, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, Corporate Investors, 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
  • EdTech
  • Security
  • Software/IT

Life Sciences / Healthcare

  • BioTech
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare IT
  • Pharma


  • Banking
  • Blockchain
  • Insurtech
  • Personal Finance
  • Payments
  • Predictive Analytics


  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy Generation
  • Energy Infrastructure
  • Energy Storage
  • Transportation
  • Water & Wastewater

Title Sponsors

Ropes & Gray

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors

Blank Rome
Goodwin Procter

Coaching Sponsors

Troutman Pepper LLP

Reception Sponsors

Microsoft BizSpark

Venture Sponsors

Canaan Partners
Intel Capital
Nobska Ventures

Gold Sponsors

Brooks-Keret Financial Management
Koteret Public Relations

Silver Sponsors

Wolf Block

Contributing Sponsors

PPT Share

Industry Partners

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