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Blackstone Launchpad is pleased to announce its sponsorship and invite you to attend The New England Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures.

Special discount:  Use promo code “BLVIP” and receive an extra 10% off the “early bird” rates.

New England Venture Summit: Where Innovation Meets Capital, December 6th, 2017 | Lombardo’s Conference Center| Boston Randolph, MA

Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of the hottest early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 6th at Lombardo’s Conference Center in Boston Randolph, MA.

Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, The New England Venture Summit presented by youngStartup Ventures – is the event of the year you won’t want to miss.

A highly productive venture conference, The New England Venture Summit is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies; will feature more than 80 VCs on interactive panels; presentations from more than 50 Top Innovators and high-level networking opportunities.

Partial list of VCs confirmed to speak at The 2017 New England Venture Summit includes:

Jessica Alston, Associate, F-Prime Capital Partners | Nisa Amoils, Venture Partner, Scout Ventures | Mark Austin, Venture Partner, Bright Capital | Christina Bechhold Russ, Investor, Samsung NEXT Ventures | Alex Beletsky, Investor, SideCar Angels | Carl Berke, Partner, Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund | Maria Berkman, Director, Broadview Ventures | Brandon Blaesser, Investor, NewWorld Capital Group | Vaughn Blake, Managing Director, Autochrome Ventures | Anne Bozik, Associate, Saturn Partners | Sasha Brown, Investor, Ecosystem Integrity Fund | Eveline Buchatskiy, Founding Partner, One Way Ventures | Stanley Buchesky, Founder and Managing Partner, The EdTech Fund | Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner, 1843 Capital | Sara Chamberlain, Managing Director, Energy Foundry | Mukund Chopra, Investor, The Slack Fund | Elizabeth Wills Chou, Partner, New Markets Venture Partners | Barbara Clarke, Founding Member, Astia Angels NYC | David Coats, Managing Director, Correlation Ventures | Meghan Cross, Managing Director, Red Bear Angels | Sanjit Singh Dang, Partner, Intel Capital | Adam de Sola Pool, Partner, Walnut Ventures | Dixon Doll, Co-Founder & General Partner, Impact Venture Capital | Miriam Eaves, Venture Partner, BP Ventures | Sarah Fay, Managing Director, Glasswing Ventures | Shinichiro Fuse, Principal, MPM Capital | Elizabeth Galbut, Founding Partner, SoGal Ventures | Bard Geesaman, Managing Director, MPM Capital | Brandon Gleklen, Investor, Battery Ventures | Jacqueline Grant, Senior Associate, SV Health Investors | Brandon Greer, Analyst, OpenView | Sven Harmsen, Investment Director, M Ventures | Martin Heidecker, Managing Director, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund | Ruoxi (Rosy) Hu, Venture Associate, Partners Innovation Fund | Dan Hurwitz, Associate, Hyperplane Venture Capital | Alicia Irurzun-Lafitte, Principal, M Ventures | Vinay Iyengar, Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners | Kadir Kadhiresan, Vice President, Johnson and Johnson Innovation | Chris Keller, Managing Partner, NextGen Venture Partners | Deb Kemper, Managing Director, Golden Seeds | David Kereiakes, Principal, River Cities Capital Funds | Luda Kopeikina, Senior Investment Manager, DSM Venturing | Gabriel Kra, Managing Director, Prelude Ventures | Benjamin Kreitman, Associate, Broadview Ventures | Yury Kukushkin, Principal, 4BIO Capital Partners | Michael Letta, General Partner, Human Ventures | Mary Long-Irwin, Executive Director, Northern Ontario Angels | Marissa Lowman, Director, Village Capital | Susan Lyne, Managing Partner, BBG Ventures | Brandon Maier, Founding Partner, Quake Capital | Olga Maslikhova, Managing Partner, Phystech Ventures | David Miller, Managing Director, Clean Energy Venture Group | T.T. Nguyen Duc, Investment Director, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund | Ira Nydick, Partner, Panasonic Venture Group | Sergei Petukhov, Partner, Enso Ventures | Lauren Michelle Pfeifer, Investor, 500 Startups | Gopal Rajaraman, Investment Principal, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital | Jorge Ramirez, Vice President, HIG Capital | Steven Robinette, Associate, Atlas Venture | Kathryn Roy, Investor, Walnut Ventures | Praveen Sahay, Founder & Managing Director, WAVE Equity Partners | Andrew Schoen, Investor, New Enterprise Associates | Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures | Lindsay Sharma, Vice President, Industry Ventures | Jeph Shaw, Vice President, New Energy Capital Partners | Abhishek Shukla, Managing Director, GE Ventures | Ishan Sinha, Associate, Point72 Ventures | Claire Elizabeth Smith, Associate, Anterra Capital | Carl Stjernfeldt, North American Venture Manager, Shell Technology Ventures | Charles Svirk, Investor, MassMutual Ventures | Neil Swami, Partner, MVM Life Science Partners | Laura Tadvalkar, Senior Associate, MP Healthcare Venture Management | Sebastian Titz, Manager, 3M Ventures | Mike Troiano, Partner, G20 Ventures | David Verrill, Founder & Managing Director, Hub Angel Investment Group | Graham Walmsley, Investor, Versant Ventures | Kristina Wang, Investor, F-Prime Capital Partners | Pelli Wang, Principal, SeedInvest | Kurt West, Principal, Nexo Capital Partners | Patrick West, Investor, Maine Angels | Troy Williams, Managing Director, University Ventures | Mic Williams, President & Founder, Boston Harbor Angels | Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, NewGen Capital | Christopher Zock, Managing Director, Sandbox Industries and many more.

Blackstone Launchpad has made special arrangements for our network to receive a special discount of 10% off the existing “early bird” rates.

To Register now and receive the special discount as well as take advantage of the “Early bird” discount rate, use the link below and enter discount code “ BLVIP click here.

In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 50 pre-screened early stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking.

This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment.


Get Noticed > Get Funded > Grow Faster

A select group of more than 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, Life Sciences/Healthcare, CleanTech and Edtech sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Corporate Investors, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, and Strategic Partners.

Apply to Present / Nominate a company:

For more information or to be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots click here.

Seed Pitchfest:

If you are a seed stage company seeking angel funding of less than $1M (and have raised less than $300,000) click here to apply for the Seed stage track.


FEES: “Early bird” registration Savings Available for a limited time!  Use Promotional code “BLVIP” and receive an extra 10% off.

To inquire about group rates, register by phone or for more information contact:

youngStartup Ventures at 212.202.1002