February 10th - 11th, 2015

Computer History Museum | Mountain View

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

More Than 90 VCs Confirmed

Rob Abrams
Sanderling Ventures

Daniel Ahn
Voyager Capital

Hanns Anders
Claremont Creek Ventures

Alexei Andreev
Autotech Ventures

Hank Barry
Sidley Austin, LLP

Ed Beardsworth
Energy Technology Advisors

Matt Bornstein
Blumberg Capital

Ye Bu
Smith & Nephew

Jennifer Carolan
New Schools Venture Fund

Phil Carter
Trinity Ventures

Joanne Chen
Foundation Capital

Jialu Chen
Asset Management Ventures

Daniel Cheng
Eagle Cliff Partners

Dan Colbert
North Energy Partners

Kevin Custer
Arc Capital Development

Rajeev Dadoo
SR One

Issam Dairanieh
BP Ventures

Rafa de la Guia
Omidyar Network

Stephen DeBerry
Bronze Investments

Elisa Del Gaudio
Acero Capital

Rajeev Dham
Sapphire Ventures

Monica Dodie
Women's Venture Capital Fund

Ted Driscoll
DigitalDX Ventures

Rami Elkhatib
Acero Capital

Shahin Farshchi
Lux Capital

Marty Felsenthal
HLM Ventures

Daniel Geballe
SJF Ventures

Cindy Glass
Aphelion Capital

David Gold
Access Venture Partners

Raj Gollamudi
Intel Capital

Mark Gorenberg
Zetta Venture Partners

Marc Gottschalk
Sidley Austin, LLP

Greg Grunberg
Longitude Capital

Ali Hamed

Matthew Hanson
GSV Capital

Isabelle Hau
Omidyar Network

Nathaniel Henshaw
CEI Ventures

David Hornik
Lobby Capital

Paul Howe
Oxbridge Capital

Aaron Jacobson
New Enterprise Associates

Sachin Jade
Klifer Capital

Ankur Jain
Nexus Venture Partners

Mohanjit Jolly
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Mike Kaplan
Altos Health Management

Abie Katz
August Capital

Roman Kikta
Mobility Ventures

David Kirkpatrick
SJF Ventures

Samuel Kwok
Garage Technology Ventures

Sharon LaDay
Macmillan New Ventures

Lisa Lambert
National Grid Partners

Jennifer Lee
Learn Capital

Eddy Lee
Fenox Venture Capital

Noah Lewis
GE Ventures

Hiro Rio Maeda
Draper Nexus Ventures

Alden Mahabir
Verizon Ventures

Aditi Maliwal
Crosslink Capital

Deborah Marshall
Sidley Austin, LLP

Ed Meehan
Arcady Bay Partners

Dan Miller
The Roda Group

Eric Moore
Base Ventures

Peter Mullen
Arc Capital Development

Ravi Mulugu

Yatin Mundkur
Artiman Ventures

Patricia Nakache
Trinity Ventures

Amit Patel
Owl Ventures

Mark Perutz
DBL Partners

Marc Phillips
Arafura Ventures

Mark Platshon
Icebreaker Ventures

Shauntel Poulson
New Schools Venture Fund

Rich Redelfs
Foundation Capital

Aymerik Renard
Western Digital Capital

Evan J. Renov
Beechwood Ventures

Lisa Rhoads
Easton Capital Investment Group

Adrian Rich
Perkins Coie

Rosemary Ripley

Carol Sands
The Angels' Forum

Michelle Scarborough
Fronterra Ventures

Avner Schneur

Michael Seidler
Madison Alley Global Ventures

Blair Silverberg

Mark Solovy
MCAP Acquisition Corporation

Risa Stack
GE Ventures

Prem Talreja
The Fabric

Bruce K. Taragin
Blumberg Capital

Claude Vachet
Cycle Capital Management

Sandhya Venkatachalam
Centerview Capital

Pranav Verma
SilverLake Kraftwerk

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Tracy Warren
Battelle Ventures

Ali Wasti
Azure Capital

Ann Winblad
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners

Roseanne Wincek
Canaan Partners

James Woody
Latterell Venture Partners

Joel Yarmon
Draper Associates

Joanne Yuan
Cowboy Ventures

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 3rd 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 2015 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.

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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

Founding Sponsors

youngStartup Ventures

Diamond Sponsors


Coaching Sponsors

Dorsey & Whitney

Gold Sponsors

Modbook Inc

Venture Sponsors

Acero Capital
OCA Ventures
SJF Ventures

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation

Marketing Solutions Sponsors


Industry Partners

American Sustainable Business Council
CICC The California Israel Chamber of Commerce
Entrepreneur Association
FreeMind Consultants
German American Business Association of California GABA
GSV Labs
Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)
Israel Startup Network
Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter
Mobile Monday
Prospect SV
Silicon Valley Health 2.0
Startup Edutech
Startup One Stop
VC Taskforce

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