The 2018 New Hampshire Speed Venture Summit is a premier business matchmaking event bringing together NH’s early-stage growth companies, regional investors, and tech influencers. The event includes a 90-minute speed pitching session where New Hampshire's best and brightest startups pitch their companies to investors representing angel groups, various funds, and VC firms.
We've got a great group of startups and an ever-growing list of investors who will be joining us this year including 10X, Alumni Ventures, First Run, Impact NH Fund, North Country Angels, Northeast Angels, Rines Fund, Side Car Fund, Wasabi Ventures, Golden Seeds, Maine Angels, Valia Investments, Hypertherm Ventures, and some individual investors.
5:00pm | Networking Reception
Open to all startups, investors, ecosystem partners, and tech influencers.
5:45pm | Fireside Chat
With early-stage venture investor Deb Kemper. Deb leads the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group.
7:00pm | Event Concludes
Wednesday, November 28
3pm to 5pm: Startups Pitch Sessions*
5pm to 7pm: Networking Reception
Manchester Country Club
180 South River Road
*Startup companies and investor groups are participating in the speed pitch sessions taking place earlier in the day on the 28th. This is open to participating organizations only. We are excited for the matchmaking to occur!
Fireside Chat with Deb Kemper
Deb Kemper is an active angel investor and mentor to early-stage start-up companies. Deb is Chair Emeritus of the Boston Forum of Golden Seeds, a national angel investor group. She is also a member of Clean Energy Venture Group and on the Advisory Board of Red Bear Angels. Her investment focus is high growth companies in the clean tech, health care, and technology sectors. She is a Board Member at Day One Response, and a Board Observer at DayZero Diagnostics and 99DegreesCustom. Deb serves on several non-profit boards including the Council of Advisors of USA Girl Scouts Overseas.
Deb was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where she served clients in the energy, electronics, and healthcare sectors. Her functional experience spans manufacturing, product development, operations, strategy, and leadership development. She has provided leadership support to organizations in China, Peru and the United States.
Deb earned her MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College where she was named an Edward Tuck Scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Cornell, where she graduated With Distinction and was a member of the Varsity Women’s Crew. She spent eight years living in Peru and China prior to moving to Boston in September 2013.
Cook Little Rosenblatt & Manson is happy to continue support of this event that is critical for the tech ecosystem in New Hampshire.