February 28th - March 1st, 2017

Computer History Museum | Mountain View

Where Innovation Meets Capital

Hosted by   youngStartup Ventures

Where Innovation Meets Capital™

More Than 120 VCs Confirmed

Lara Abbaschian
Lightstone Ventures

Omid Akhavan
MVM Life Science Partners

Mark Austin
Viridian Impact

Amolak Badesha
Sand Hill Angels

Eric Bahn
500 Startups

John Balbach
Adapt Capital

Angela Bao
Sinovation Ventures

Parker Barrile
Norwest Venture Partners

Ashley Beckner
Omidyar Network

Sandeep Bhadra
Menlo Ventures

Ashley Bittner
Owl Ventures

Brandon Blaesser
New World Capital

Andre Bliznyuk
Runa Capital

Neda Blocho

Kiki Broe
Three Leaf Ventures

Sasha Brown
Ecosystem Integrity Fund

Claire Celeste Carnes
Providence Ventures

Noah Carr
Bain Capital Ventures

Sarah Catanzaro
Canvas Ventures

Joanne Chen
Foundation Capital

Eugene Chou
Sapphire Ventures

Darren Cooke
Life Science Angels

Heather Crawford
Band of Angels

Mark Cupta
Prelude Ventures

Marianne De Backer
Johnson-Johnson Innovation

Anne DeGheest
HealthTech Capital

Sara Deshpande
Maven Ventures

Iana Dimkova
GE Ventures

Cong Ding
Comcast Ventures

Dan Doble
SABIC Ventures

Yizhen Dong
11.2 Capital

Doug Dooley

Ted Driscoll
DigitalDX Ventures

Marah Dudenhoeffer
Verizon Ventures

Andrew ElBardissi
Longitude Capital

Curtis Feeny
Silicon Valley Data Capital

Shawn Flynn
Bay Angels

Rayfe Gaspar-Asaoka
Canaan Partners

Frederik Groce
Storm Ventures

Isabelle Hau
Omidyar Network

Brian Heimberg
Tsing Capital

Yashwanth Hemaraj
Benhamou Global Ventures

Peter Henig
Greenhouse Capital

Francis Ho
Samsung Catalyst Fund

Mohammad Islam
Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Ajay Kamat

Eylul Kayin

Sean Kearney
Three Leaf Ventures

Asad Khaliq
Aspect Ventures

Maxwell Kim
Interwest Partners

Angela Tran Kingyens
Version One Ventures

Masashi Kiyomine
Mitsui & Co. Global Investment

Ellen Koskinas
Hearst Health Ventures

Nathaniel Krasnoff
Wildcat Venture Partners

Vanessa Larco

Jake Latcham
Schlumberger Technology Corporation

Tony Lazar
HBS Alumni Angels

Noah Lewis
GE Ventures

Larry Li
AMINO Capital

Robin Li
GGV Capital

Ephraim Lindenbaum
Advance Ventures

Ryan Han Liu
IPV Capital

Susan Liu
Scale Venture Partners

Silvia Mah
Hera Angels

Jillian Manus
Structure Capital

Susan Mason
Aligned Partners

Melina Mathur
Asset Management Ventures

Brad McManus
Motorola Solutions Venture Capital

Tytus Michalski
Fresco Capital

SC Moatti
Mighty Capital

Sergio Monsalve
Norwest Venture Partners

Saam Motamedi
Greylock Partners

Stephanie Mui

Ravi Mulugu

Ben Narasin
Tenacity Venture Capital

Ulili Onovakpuri
Kapor Capital

Mariya Osadchaya

Min Park
Samsung Ventures

Preetha Parthasarathy
Intel Capital

Mar Perez
Incube Ventures

Colleen Poynton
Core Innovation Capital

Nasir Qadree
Village Capital

Lei Qi
SAIC Capital

Ulrich Quay
BMW i Ventures

Vivek Ramaswami
Redpoint Ventures

Robert Ravanshenas
Maven Ventures

Bill Reichert
Garage Technology Ventures

Evan J. Renov
Beechwood Ventures

John Ricci
US Angels

Adrian Rich
Perkins Coie

Akhil Saklecha
Artiman Ventures

Carol Sands
The Angels' Forum

Jake Saper
Emergence Capital

Ken Sawyer
Saints Capital

Justin Schmidt
Aadya Capital

Katie Schwartz
Crosslink Capital

Kimmy Scotti

Kim Seals
Golden Seeds

Alex Sharata
A-Level Capital

Abhishek Sharma
Nexus Venture Partners

Jacob Shea
Structure Capital

Valerie Shen
Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Richard Simoni
Asset Management Ventures

Todd Simpson

Michael Staton
Learn Capital

Deborah Stephens Stauffer
Atrium Capital

Alex Suh
California Technology Ventures

Li Sun
Foundation Capital

Rajesh Swaminathan
Applied Ventures

Gaurav Tewari
Citi Ventures

Leigh Thompson
Dow Ventures

Nick Triantos
Ignition Partners

Esther Tricoche
NewSchools Venture Fund

Marc Van Den Berg
DBL Partners

Sonali Vijayavargiya
Augment Ventures

Tim Wang
Westly Group

Chuhan Wang
GGV Capital

Paul Weinstein
Azure Capital

Paul Weinstein
Azure Capital Partners

Phyllis Whiteley
Wildcat Venture Partners

Seth Winterroth

Henry Wong
Diamond TechVentures

Darren Young
Micron Ventures

Eugene Zhang
TEEC Angel Fund

Years Experience
VCs confirmed
$0 Billion
Under Management
Awesome Attendees

The 5th 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 2017 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

Coaching Sponsor

Dorsey & Whitney

Platinum Sponsors

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Reed Smith LLP

Lunch Sponsor

Sherwood Partners

Gold Sponsors

Camargo Pharmaceutical Services
Frontline Selling
Vcheck Global

Venture Sponsors

California Technology Ventures
Motorola Solutions

Silver Sponsors

Center For Israeli Innovation
DLA Piper

Industry Partners

American Energy Society
Angel Resource Institute
Arizona BioIndustry Association AZBIO
Asia America MultiTechnology Association
Bay Brazil
Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance
Cleantech San Diego
EdTech Digest
FreeMind Consultants
French Tech Hub
Girls in Tech San Francisco
Harvard Biotech Club
IdeaSpace Foundation
Israel Startup Network
Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter
Startup Mexico
Startup One Stop
Sustain OC

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