Partner Events

March 13th & 14th, 2018

Santa Clara Convention Center | Silicon Valley

Join 700+ VCs, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and Founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at Venture Summit | West.

Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, this exclusive annual summit presented by youngStartup Ventures – is one event you won’t want to miss.

A highly productive full-day venture conference, Venture Summit | West is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies.

This summit focused on connecting the hottest startups with active investors will feature a distinguished line up of more than 100 VCs as speakers/judges; presentations by more than 50 Top Innovators seeking funding, and high-level networking opportunities.

If you are seeking funding and would like to present see details below.

More than 100 VCs confirmed to speak and judge including:

Chris Abshire, Investor, Toyota AI Ventures | Anjula Acharia, Partner, Trinity Ventures | Shan Aggarwal, Investor, Greycroft Partners | Grant Allen, Managing Director, ABB Technology Ventures | Ethan Batraski, Vice President, Venrock | Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Obvious Ventures | Jacques Benkoski, Partner, U.S. Venture Partners | Ashley Bittner, Investor, Owl Ventures | Kris Bjornerud, General Partner, Wavemaker Partners | Gareth Burns, Managing Director, Statoil Energy Ventures Fund | Terri Burns, Principal, Google Ventures | Leah Busque, General Partner, FUEL Capital | Amit Chaturvedy, Head of IoT Investments, Cisco Investments | Sunil Chhaya, Investor, NextWorld Capital | Kathleen Collins, Principal, Industry Ventures | Asha Collins, Investor, Pipeline Angels | Rafael Costa, Partner, Vulcan Capital | Heather Crawford, Investor, Band of Angels | Sanjit Singh Dang, Director, Intel Capital | Marianne De Backer, Vice President Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Innovation | Angelo Del Priore, Partner, HP Tech Ventures | Lidiya Dervisheva, Investor, G2VP | Cong Ding, Investor, Comcast Ventures | Yizhen Dong, Investor, 11.2 Capital | Vijay Doradla, Director, Verizon Ventures | Tim Draper, Founder & Managing Partner, Draper Associates | Jeff Ellington, Investor, FUEL Capital | Laura Evans, Investor, Wildcat Venture Partners | Michael Fanfant, Investor, Runa Capital | Banafsheh Fathieh, Principal, Naspers Ventures | Curtis Feeny, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Data Capital | Mark Fields, Partner, Alsop Louie Partners | Victoria Fram, Co-Founder & Managing Director, VilCap Investments | Lea Freeman, Investor, Qualcomm Ventures | Ann Gaddy, Co-Founder and Managing Director, BioPacific Investors | Alicia Garabedian, Investor, SamsungNEXT Ventures | Yael Gilboa, Investor, DBL Partners | Andrew Goldberg, Principal, Vivo Capital | Rashmi Gopinath, Partner, Microsoft Ventures | Daniel Greene, Principal, Wipro Ventures | Kanu Gulati, Principal, Khosla Ventures | Baris Guzel, Senior Associate, BMW i Ventures | Yash Hemaraj, Principal, Benhamou Global Ventures | Francis Ho, Managing Director and Head of Digital Health, Samsung Strategy & Innovations Center | Carolina Huaranca, Principal, Kapor Capital | Villi Iltchev, Partner, August Capital | Michael Janse, Investment Director, Samsung Ventures America | Noel Jee, Investor, Illumina Ventures | Alexis Ji, Partner, Illumina Ventures | Jennifer Kaehms, Investor, Canvas Ventures | Ansaf Kareem, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners | Eylul Kayin, Investor, NEA | Eva Khoo, Principal, Vertex Ventures | Jocelyn Kinsey, Investor, DFJ | Lauren Kolodny, Partner, Aspect Ventures | Gabriel Kra, Managing Director, Prelude Ventures | Robin Li, Vice President, GGV Capital | Lisha Li, Investor, Amplify Partners | Shripriya Mahesh, Partner, Omidyar Network | Lisa Marrone, Principal, August Capital | Jesus Martinez, Investor, Y Combinator | Susan Mason, General Partner, Aligned Partners | Brad McManus, Investment Director, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital | Irem Mertol, Director, McKesson Ventures | Ben Metcalfe, Principal, Ridge Ventures | SC Moatti, Managing Partner, Mighty Capital | Alex Morgan, Principal, Khosla Ventures | Ravi Mulugu, Principal, Next47 | Ben Narasin, Venture Partner, NEA | Suman Natarajan, Vice President, Citi Ventures | T.T. Nguyen Duc, Managing Director, Pearson Affordable Learning Fund | Marlon Nichols, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Cross Culture Ventures | Vivek Pandita, Managing Director, TriplePoint Capital | Preetha Parthasarathy, Investment Director, Intel Capital | Preetha Parthasarathy, Investment Director, Intel Capital | Heidi Patel, Partner, Rethink Impact | Ulrich Quay, Managing Partner, BMW i Ventures | Aanand Radia, Managing Director, University Ventures | Vivek Ramaswami, Investor, Redpoint Ventures | Brandon Reeves, Investor, Lux Capital | Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures | Lucas Rocha, Investor, JetBlue Technology Ventures | Praveen Sahay, Founder & Managing Director, WAVE Equity Partners | Priya Saiprasad, Principal, Microsoft Ventures | Maria Salamanca, Investment Associate, Unshackled Ventures | Parsa Saljoughian, Vice President, IVP | Shrikant Sathe, Partner, Vedanta Capital | Ken Sawyer, Partner, Saints Capital | Lindsay Sharma, Vice President, Industry Ventures | Abhishek Sharma, Investor, Nexus Venture Partners | Abhishek Shukla, Managing Director, GE Ventures | Monica Simo, Investor, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative | Richard Simoni, Managing Partner, Asset Management Ventures | Ajit Singh, Partner, Artiman Ventures | Ishan Sinha, Associate, Point72 Ventures | Tanya Soman, Venture Partner, 500 Startups | Pedro Sorrentino, Co-founder and Managing Partner, ONEVC | Michael Stewart , Principal, Applied Ventures | Li Sun, Investor, Bessemer Venture Partners | Rajesh Swaminathan, Investment Director , Applied Ventures | Sydney Sykes, Investor, NEA | Sydney Thomas, Investor & Head of Operations, Precursor Ventures | Leigh Thompson, Investor, Dow Ventures | Esther Tricoche, Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund | Jeff Truong, Investor, Altos Ventures | Anarghya Vardhana, Principal, Maveron | Sophia Viklund, Managing Director, Golden Seeds | Tim Wang, Investor, Westly Group | Phoebe Wang, Principal, BP Ventures | Elizabeth Yin, Partner, Hustle Fund | Lu Zhang, Managing Partner, Fusion Fund | Kevin Zhang, Investor, Bain Capital Ventures and many more.

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. 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, EdTech, Mobile and FoodTech 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 or Nominate a company:

To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots click here:

Special thanks to our sponsors and industry partners:

Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, National Science Foundation, Cartika, Mongotel, SingerLewak LLP, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, Licensing Executives Society-Silicon Valley Chapter, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, BCMA, International Cleantech Network, Startup One Stop, Citybizlist, Georgia Bio, Next Wave Impact, Techspace, Israel Startup Network, Conexx, The Bioscience Center, North Mexico Tech Council, Funding Sage, Medical Devices Business Review, The Internet of Things Council, Digifloor, Michelson Runway, Startups Forum India, ElearningInside, Health Technology Forum, Startup EdTech, The Bioscience Center, StartupSac, MedTech Association, Technology Council of Central PA, Connect, Agritecture Consulting, Tech Ladies, HYSTA SVC, FourthWave, Pasadena Angels, Iowa Biotechnology Association, Ignite Frederiction, VR/AR Association, Israel Medical Innovation, AWIS Palo Alto, French American Chamber of Commerce, FreeMind, Hypepotamus, PitchBook, BioBusiness, Telecom Exchange, Network of Indian Professionals, Nevada County Tech Connection, Silicon Vikings, Startup Buffer, Seed San Diego, Asia America MultiTechnology Association, GO_SV, Bio America 2018, ITEdgeNews, Founders Workbench, StartUp Village, Watermark, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, Sociable, and Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association.


To RSVP by phone, to inquire about group rates or for more information call 212-202-1002 xt 200

We look forward to seeing you there.

LinkSV & youngStartup Ventures