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The 14th annual New England 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 England Venture Summit is one event you won't want to miss.
Innovator ShowcaseGet 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 & MeetJoin 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. High-energy Cocktail reception and dedicated networking breaks throughout the event.
Investor InsightsListen to actionable wisdom from Leading VCs and Angels on 9 exciting relevant Panels tailored for you. Get the most out of your conference experience and set yourself up for growth.
1000+ Awesome Attendees100+ Startup Presenters100+ Featured VCs$600 Billion Under Management
8:00 am 8:00 am CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST8:50 am WELCOME REMARKS9:00 am THE CHANGING VENTURE WORLD: WHAT CAN WE EXPECT FOR THE NEXT 24 MONTHS?Venture Capital thought leaders debate the challenges and opportunities facing Investors and Entrepreneurs9:50 am BREAK10:00 am COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I11:00 am NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK11:40 am COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II12:50 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING1:00 pm RAISING ANGEL MONEY – INFO & INSIGHTS FROM SEASONED INVESTORS1:50 pm COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III3:00 pm FUNDABLE DEALS: MAKING VCs SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICEIdeas are all well and good, but in order to attract capital they will need to be packaged and presented in a way that will entice investors and of course a SOLID business model. This panel will discuss the skills required to make a highly effective pitch that will attract potential financiers and the types of deals investors want.3:00 pm ENERGIZING THE FLOW OF CLEAN-TECH DEALSThis session will discuss the trends in the financial markets and the future of venture capital investment in clean-tech.3:00 pm ABCs ON ED-TECH INNOVATION & FUNDINGEd-tech Investors will take center stage to grade the Ed-tech sector and share insights on the trends they’re seeing.3:50 pm NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK4:30 pm THE ART OF NEGOTIATING TERMS SHEETSEntrepreneurs who don’t prepare well for term-sheet negotiations may find themselves locked into an uncomfortable relationship with their VC for years to come. Whether you’re looking for a first round or follow-up funding, attend this panel to learn what you should know about negotiating term sheets.4:30 pm CORPORATE VENTURE CAPITAL: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWWith a new flowering of startup innovation, many giants of industry have decided to enter or re-enter the world of VC. This session will explore the value-added investment approach of Corporate VCs and how it yields important dividends that are “beyond the bottom line,” both for the investor and for the startup.5:20 pm AWARDS & CLOSING REMARKS5:30 pm SUMMIT ADJOURNS