The 13th annual New England Venture Summit, presented by young Startup 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.

When and where is it on?

December 12th 2018 at Lombardo’s in Boston Randolph, MA

How many years has it been going?

This is 13th Year

What was the inspiration to start it?

Our summits were launched to empower all those looking to meet the right people and network with like-minded individuals. We seek to promote the Startup space and equality and diversity within it, ensuring the most cutting-edge companies and relevant investors are present. We work hard to make sure that at our conferences every attendee is given the opportunity to mingle with those in the know, chat with those who are informed and forge the connections they need to succeed.

What exciting things can people look forward to?

More than 700 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and founders of venture-backed, emerging and early-stage companies.

What opportunities are on offer for those attending?

Over 50 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.

More than 50 of the top early stage and emerging growth technology, mobile, life sciences, healthcare IT, clean-tech and ed-tech innovators as they present live to leading investors.

High-Level Networking Opportunities.

Who will be speaking?

Initial list of VCs confirmed to speak and judge includes:

Magdi Amin, Investment Partner, Omidyar Network | Janet Bannister, Partner, Real Ventures | Peter Bastien, Partner, Next47 | Joshua Berg, Investment Manager, GM Ventures | Dan Burstein, Managing Partner, Millennium Technology Value Partners | Meghan Cross Breeden, Managing Partner, Red Bear Angels | David Cruikshank, Partner, ARCH Venture Partners | Miriam Eaves, Venture Partner, BP Ventures | Michael Fanfant, Investor, Runa Capital | Mark G. Fields, Partner, Alsop Louie Partners | Prashant Fonseka, Principal, Tuesday Capital | Matt Gatto, Partner, Insight Venture Partners | Stephen Gilfus, Founder, Blackboard Inc. | Jamil Goheer, Managing Partner & Cofounder, CoVenture | Jacob E. Grose, Investment Manager, BASF Venture Capital | Marina Hadjipateras, Co-Founder & General Partner, Trail Mix Ventures | Mar Hershenson, Co-Founding Managing Partner, Pear Ventures | Noel Jee, Investor, Illumina Ventures | Jamie Kasuboski, Senior Director , Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund | Patrick Kenealy, Managing Director, Ridge Ventures | Daniel Kwak, Investor, Point72 Ventures | Kyle Lui, Principal, DCM Ventures | Hiroki Matsuda, Investor, Sozo Ventures | David Miller, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Clean Energy Ventures | Kirsten Morbeck, Managing Director, SpringRock Ventures | Amit Mulgaonkar, Investor, Mithril Capital Management | Brian Panoff, Senior Principal, Shell Ventures | Sumay Parikh, Principal, Quake Capital | Vinny Pujji, Investor, Insight Venture Partners | Wanda Reindorf, Managing Director, Clean Energy Ventures | Praveen Sahay, Managing Director, WAVE Equity Partners | Louis Schick, Founding Partner, NewWorld Capital Group | Connie Sheng, Founding Managing Partner, Nautilus Venture Partners | Alex Shtarkman, Associate, Revolution Ventures | Laurel Touby, Partner, Supernode Ventures | Claude Vachet, Managing Partner, Cycle Capital Management | Maria Velissaris, Investor, Pipeline Angels | Geeta Vemuri, Managing Partner, Agent Capital | John Wei, Sr. Investment Manager, SABIC Ventures | Jamie M. Weston, Managing Director, Spring Mountain Capital | Troy Williams, Managing Director, University Ventures | Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund and many more.

What tips would you give to people attending to get the most out of it?

Be true to yourself and you’ll go beyond everything you ever dreamed of.

How can people book tickets and when does it usually sell out?

Attendees can register here. Registration closes at the beginning of December. Our last event sold out a week before registration closed.

Anything else you’d like to add?

We are happy to provide a deep discount code for the Irish Tech News network ITNVIP. This provides an additional 10% discount in addition to the Early Bird Rates.

 

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