New England Venture Summit

Boston , United States

About New England Venture Summit

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 Showcase
Get 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 & Meet
Join 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 Insights
Listen 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.

Features

1000+ Awesome Attendees
100+ Startup Presenters
100+ Featured VCs
$600 Billion Under Management

Speakers

Anil Achyuta
Investment Director TDK Ventures
Omair Ahmed
Associate on the Strategic Investment team Echo Health Ventures
Mark Austin
Managing Director Viridian Capital
Natalie Bartlett
Investor General Catalyst
Ned Berman
Senior Associate Samsung Catalyst Fund (SCF)
Greg Bohlen
Managing Director Union Grove Venture Partners
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Eric Breese
Investment Manager Evonik Venture Capital
Brendan Brits
Investor Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
Ciara Burnham
Partner QED Investors
Daniel Burstein
Managing Partner Millennium Technology Value Partners
Jeff Carter
General Partner West Loop Ventures
Kathryn Cartini
Partner Chloe Capital
Anup Chamrajnagar
Investor Point72 Ventures
Sean Cheng
Investment Manager Royal Philips Healthcare
Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh
Co-Founder & Managing Director MEDA Angels
Andrew Clapp
Managing Director CIG CAP
Iain Cooper
Manager Corporate Ventures Schlumberger Technology Investments
Mark Cupta
Partner Prelude Ventures
Kapil Desai
Vice President Catalyst Investors
Damien Despinoy
Director Energy Foundry
Dan Doble
Managing Director SABIC Ventures
JESSE DRAPER
Founding Partner Halogen Ventures
Tyler Durham
Principal Schlumberger Technology Investments
Lisa Frusztajer
Lead Investor Portfolia Enterprise Fund
STAN FUNG
Managing Director FarSight Ventures
Robert Garber
Partner 7wire Ventures
Stephen Gilfus
Founder Blackboard Inc.
Emilia Gonzalez
Principal Joyance Ventures
Ajay Gopal Royan
Founding Principal Framework Venture Partners
Michelle Gouveia
Associate Sandbox Insurtech Ventures
Edward Greer
Corporate Technology Scout Dow Ventures
Vicky Guo
Investment Director Pearson Ventures
Jana Hanova
Director Evok Innovations
Andrew Hartford
Managing Partner Hartford Lab
Martin Heidecker
Director, Investment Manager Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund
Kaitlyn Henry
Associate OpenView Venture Partners
Jay Karandikar
Venture Partner New Crop Capital
Madeline Keulen
Vice President Victress Capital
Roman Kikta
Managing Partner & Founder Mobility Ventures
Luda Kopeikina
Investment Director DSM Venturing
Elaine Kunda
Founder & Managing Director Disruption Ventures
Logan Langberg
Principal Imaginary Ventures
James Lee
Investment Associate Director Photon Fund
Darwin Ling
Founding General Partner Good AI Capital
Jim Lockheed
Investment Associate JetBlue Technology Ventures
Mary Long-Irwin
Executive Director Northern Ontario Angels
Sarah Millar
Associate City Light Capital
Craig Mullett
Director Angel Investor Forum
Jared Newman
Associate Betawork Ventures
Mike Perry
Investment Associate Link Ventures
Lauren Michelle Pfeifer
Principal Maschmeyer Group Ventures
Jeff Ransdell
General Partner Rokkerfuel
Wanda Reindorf
Managing Director Clean Energy Venture Group
Alison Andrews Reyes
General Partner 1843 Capital
Lisa Rhoads
Managing Director Easton Capital Investment Group
Mark Robinson
Founder and Managing Director WAVE Equity Partners
Gus Roman
Venture Capital Associate Global Founders Capital
Rob Rosenberg
Partner Prolog Ventures
Tayo Sanders
Associate Anzu Ventures
Reese Schroeder
Managing Director Tyson Ventures
Paul Seidler
Managing Director Clean Energy Trust
Shantnu Sharma
Managing Director AMD Ventures
Jean Sini
Angel Investor
Vivek Soni
Venture Partner S Cap Cleantech Fund
Joseph Spivack
Angel Investor
Alex Steiner
Investment Analyst Anthemis Group
Lutz Stoeber
Investment Director Evonik Venture Capital
Alexander Urban
Associate Shell Ventures
Claude Vachet
Managing Partner Cycle Capital Management
Erica Van
Investor Charles River Ventures
Patrick Walsh
Director National Grid Partners
Raymond Wang
Investor Two Sigma Ventures
Greg Zaic
Principal and General Partner NMT Capital
Lu Zhang
Founder & Managing Partner Fusion Fund
Sebastian Zhou
Investor Alpha Square Group
Chris Zock
Managing Director Sandbox Insurtech Ventures

Agenda

8:00 am 8:00 am CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:50 am WELCOME REMARKS
9:00 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 Entrepreneurs
9:50 am BREAK
10:00 am COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND I
11:00 am NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
11:40 am COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND II
12:50 pm LUNCH & NETWORKING
1:00 pm RAISING ANGEL MONEY – INFO & INSIGHTS FROM SEASONED INVESTORS
1:50 pm COMPANY PRESENTATIONS – ROUND III
3:00 pm FUNDABLE DEALS: MAKING VCs SIT UP AND TAKE NOTICE
Ideas 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 DEALS
This 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 & FUNDING
Ed-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 BREAK
4:30 pm THE ART OF NEGOTIATING TERMS SHEETS
Entrepreneurs 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 KNOW
With 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 REMARKS
5:30 pm SUMMIT ADJOURNS

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Start:
Dec 4, 2019, 10:00 AM , AEST (UTC +10)
End:
Dec 4, 2019, 10:00 PM , AEST (UTC +10)
Price:
$ 395–695
Venue:
Hilton
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