February 12th, 2014

Computer History Museum | Mountain View

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

Featured VCs

Daniel Ahn
Voyager Capital

Jeff Barnes
Clean Pacific Ventures

Mike Berlin
Macmillan New Ventures

Matt Bornstein
Blumberg Capital

Michael Boshammer

Julien Creuz
Aster Capital

Kevin Custer
Arc Capital Development

Stephen DeBerry
Bronze Investments

Elisa Del Gaudio
Acero Capital

Brian Dixon
Kapor Capital

Ashley Dombkowski
Bay City Capital

Andy Donner
Unilever Ventures

Robb Doub
New Markets Venture Partners

Ted Driscoll
DigitalDX Ventures

Michael Dybbs
New Leaf Venture Partners

Rami Elkhatib
Acero Capital

Andrew Farquharson
InCube Ventures

Tania Fernandez
DreamCatcher Ventures

Steve Foster
ClearSky Power & Technology Fund

Peter Gajdos
CMEA Capital

John Gardner
Nokia Growth Partners

Matt Goldstein
Trinity Ventures

Mark Gorenberg
Zetta Venture Partners

Tim Guleri
Sierra Ventures

Michael Hammons
Sail Capital Partners

Isabelle Hau
Omidyar Network

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

Caribou Honig
QED Investors

David Hornik
Lobby Capital

Stephen Hourigan
Elevate Ventures

William Hsu
BD Medical

Tetsuro Iwata
MP Healthcare Venture Management

Ankur Jain
Nexus Venture Partners

Mohanjit Jolly
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Annie Kadavy
Charles River Ventures

Gareth Keane
Qualcomm Ventures

Jason Krikorian

Yoav Andrew Leitersdorf
YL Ventures

Scott Levine
Time Warner Investments

Noah Lichtenstein
Cowboy Ventures

John Loiacono
ATA Ventures

Jim Long
Gabriel Venture Partners

Dion Madsen
BDC Venture Capital

Murray McCaig
ArcTern Ventures

Edward Meehan
Arcady Bay Partners

Jeb Miller
Jafco Ventures

Peter Moran

Peter Mullen
Arc Capital Development

Ravi Mulugu

Matt Oquz
Palo Alto Venture Science

Taejoon Park
Applied Ventures

Mark Platshon
Icebreaker Ventures

Ranata Quintini
Felicis Ventures

Bill Reichert
Garage Technology Ventures

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Rosemary Ripley

Miriam Rivera
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Mary Rozenman
Longitude Capital

Laura Sachar
Starvest Partners

Ned Scheetz
Aphelion Capital

Jim Scheinman
Maven Ventures

Lisa Seeman
Costanoa Venture Capital

David Siemer
Siemer Ventures

Mark Silverman
Catamount Ventures

Michael Staton
Learn Capital

John Steuart
Prolog Ventures

Kevin Swan
iNovia Capital

Jeff Tannenbaum
BlueRun Ventures

Bruce K. Taragin
Blumberg Capital

George Ungras
Adams Capital Management

Anis Uzzaman
PegasusTech Ventures

Steve Vassallo
Foundation Capital

Sharon Wienbar
Scale Venture Partners

James Woody
Latterell Venture Partners

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 2nd annual Venture Summit | West, 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 2014 Venture Summit | West is one event 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.

To Apply to Speak, Click here!


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.

To Apply to Present, Click Here!


High Level Networking

Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

To Register, Click here!


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

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors


Platinum Sponsors

Dell Entrepreneur

Coaching Sponsors

Dorsey & Whitney

Gold Sponsors

IDA Ireland

Venture Sponsors

Elevate Ventures

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Marketing Solutions Sponsors


Industry Partners

ACTION Innovation Network
AIMA American Israeli Medical Association
American Sustainable Business Council
Bay Brazil
California Spain Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association CVCA
CICC The California Israel Chamber of Commerce
Cleantech Open
Cleantech San Diego
EO Silicon Valley
FreeMind Consultants
German American Business Association of California GABA
Global Innovation Labs
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Mobile Monday
Silicon Valley Startup Cup
Startup Canada
Startup One Stop
Strategic Venture Association
Sustainable Industries
Sustainable Valley Technology Group SVTG
TiE New York
VC Taskforce
Watermark Square

Join over 300k Investors And Innovators

Sign up now to stay up-to-date with all our events, news, deals and more!