SANTA CLARA, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014
The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market.
The 11th Annual Summit opens with Breakfast with the Angels a networking opportunity for attendees to connect with and learn from angel investors. The Breakfast features a market overview and is convened by Dr. Sanjaya Kumar, Managing Partner, Synepta Group, Inc.
Analyst Briefings lead off the day, moderated by Eric Taub of the New York Times, and includes presentations by Rebecca McKinney of Sabi, Inc.; Laurie Orlov, Aging in Place Technology Watch; and Jody Holtzman, AARP. The Washington Town Hall Meeting will focus on Medicare, Technology and the aging population.
Afternoon sessions focus on Crowd Capital with Daniel Gorfine, Milken Institute; Greg Simon, Poliwogg; and Alisa Cordesius, Indiegogo; followed by Investment Priorities featuring Intel Capital, Cambia Health, Pinnacle Ventures, VNA Health Group, Viant Group, Comcast Ventures, Linkage Ventures, and Aging2.0.
The 2014 Summit also features the eleventh annual Business Plan Competition with a $ 10,000 grand prize for excellence in one of the following areas: bio-design, medical devices, geriatrics and gerontology, or aging in place technology. Plus five companies will Pitch for Distribution to executives from VNA Health Group, Caring.com, Move.com, Linkage Ventures, HomeInstead Inc., Yahoo!, AARP Services and InnovateLTC.
The Summit is preceded on Tuesday, June 24th by Bootcamps specially designed for start-ups and entrepreneurs on the topics of: