The Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit

Date(s) - 20 Mar 2013
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The Digital Sandbox

Young Start Up 2013

The Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit, presented by youngStartup Ventures, is the premier industry gathering connecting venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, university researchers, incubators and premier service providers. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new early stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, the Life Sciences and Healthcare Venture Summit is one event you won’t want to miss.

Elon Boms Managing Director Launch Capital Mike Bunker Managing Director Early Stage Partners

Philippe Chambon Managing Director New Leaf Venture Partners

Neil Chheda Managing Director Romulus Capital

Randall Crowder Managing Partner TEXO Ventures

Rajeev Dadoo Partner SR One

Suzette Dutch Managing Partner Triathlon Medical Ventures

Jon Edelson Venture Partner Ascent Biomedical Ventures

James Gale Founding Partner Signet Healthcare Partners

Jim Glasheen General Partner Technology Partners

Myles Greenberg
CHL Healthcare Partners


Tetsuro Iwata Senior Manager MP Healthcare Venture Noah Kroloff Partner NGN Capital

Paul Kusserow Senior Vice President Humana Ventures

Albert Lauritano Director BD Ventures (Becton Dickinson)

Martin Lehr Senior Associate Osage University Partners

Heath Lukatch Partner Novo Ventures

Kush Parmar Principal 5AM Ventures

Joe Riley Managing Member Psilos

Sebastian Titz Manager New Ventures 3M New Ventures

Alex Zisson Partner, Thomas McNerney & Partners



This exclusive full-day Venture Capital Summit will feature:

Venture Panels Hear more than 40 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.
Company Presentations Discover more than 50 of the hottest early stage and emerging growth life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare IT innovators as they present live to leading investors.
High-level Networking: Connect with investors, startups and potential partners.

Audience Profile: Venture Capitalists, angel investors, corporate VCs, CEOs, CFOs and other senior management of early stage and emerging growth ventures, technology transfer professionals and premium services firms.

A select group of 50 Top Innovators from the life sciences, healthcare, pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare IT sectors will be chosen to present their breakthrough investment opportunities to an exclusive audience of Venture Capitalists, Private Investors, Investment Bankers, Corporate Investors, and Strategic Partners.
To apply, your company must be privately held and ideally come from one of the following industry sectors:

  • Biotech/Pharma
  • Diagnostics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare IT
  • Medical Devices

APPLY to Present: To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots, please e-mail for more details and an application.

For more information about presenting opportunities please contact: Avi Maderer, or call at 212.202.1002

Register NOW and Save 50%! Early Bird savings expire February 21, 2013!
Register now and connect with others who share and can advance your goals
Late / Onsite
Start-Up/Emerging Companies and Tech Transfer $395 $795
Investors $495 $995
General Attendees $695 $1,395
* Priority codes will be needed to receive discounted rate.

All registration fees include the following:

  • Access to all of the plenary sessions and panels
  • Involvement in networking sessions
  • Access to CEOs and Top Innovator presentations

To get the student or nonprofit rate, please do one of the following:

  • Submit a copy of your current student ID and transcript, or organization’s 501(c)(3) form.
  • Send a request for the discounted rate through your .edu or .org email address.
  • or nonprofits, provide a current web address for your organization.

Group Discount Rates: To register at group discount rates email Rivka at or call 718.447.0009.
If you want to register by phone or inquire about discounted startup, non-profit/government, or student rates* contact: Rivka Benjamin,, or call 718.447.0009
**There are a limited number of student passes to attend LSHVS2013 at a deeply discounted fee of $295. To request a student registration form, please email Rivka a scan of your current student ID and current transcript.

Sponsorships Branding Opportunities: Sponsors gain tremendous visibility to CEOs of cutting edge private companies and leading investors.
For detailed information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Joe Benjamin, or call 212.202.1001
Programming/Speaking Information If you would like to suggest speakers or topics, contact: Avi Maderer, or call 212.202.1002