MAY 3, 2024
SILVERADO RESORT
NAPA, CALIFORNIA

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Emerging VC Summit 2024:
The Next Cycle in Venture

The Emerging VC Summit is the largest annual gathering of pre-partner VCs, with over 350 investors in attendance. The Summit features panels and fireside chats covering topics that are top of mind for the next generation of VC leaders. This year, a special emphasis will be made on breakout sessions and networking opportunities. The Summit will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024 in Napa, CA.

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About Summit

The Emerging VC Summit is the largest annual gathering of pre-partner VCs, with over 350 investors in attendance. The Summit features panels and fireside chats covering topics that are top of mind for the next generation of VC leaders. This year, a special emphasis will be made on breakout sessions and networking opportunities. The Summit will be held on Friday, May 3, 2024 in Napa, CA.

By the Numbers

  • 350+ investors in attendance
  • 8 speakers and leaders from the venture capital industry
  • 3 panel discussions
  • 3 rounds of food, drink, and entertainment

Speakers

Agenda of the Day

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

Kickstart the summit with an opportunity to mingle and connect over breakfast.

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Opening Remarks

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Embarking on the Next Cycle

Perspectives from investors who have experienced market downturns through the dot com crash and the great financial crisis, and their insights on positioning yourself for success in the next decade.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Founders' Perspective

Where do VCs help and fall short? Perspectives from founders on the most influential value they have received from VCs, and cases where investors' efforts have had the opposite effect.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Exploring AI's Role in Venture Capital

Strategies to leverage data & AI to supercharge your firm and yourself as an investment professional.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Luncheon

A chance to relax, reflect, and converse over lunch.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Breakout Sessions

Connect in small group settings with your peers exploring how to navigate market cycles and successfully ride the way to the next venture bull market. These sessions are designed to provide actionable insights and strategies for enhancing your expertise, advancing your career, and maximizing your impact in the venture capital ecosystem.

4:30 PM- 7:00 PM

Evening Reception

Conclude the day with a memorable evening of music and entertainment, food and drinks to close out this year's summit.

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About EVCA

About EVCA

EVCA is the primary community for the emerging (pre-partner & junior partner) venture capital investor, with 1350+ members representing over 500 venture firms.

Authority on Venture Capital Industry

Every year, EVCA publishes the Emerging VC List, a curated list of the top rising stars in venture capital at the pre-partner and partner-levels.

In addition, EVCA’s annual compensation survey has been widely cited for industry-wide salary discussions and negotiations at every level of seniority.

The WSJ has featured EVCA three times for insights on how young VCs are navigating the difficult market, VC compensation trends, and an overview of our latest junior VC compensation survey release.

By the Numbers

  • 90+ volunteer VC leadership team
  • 20+ industry communities
  • 9 geographic communities across US, Europe & MENA 
  • 85% coverage of all pre-partner VCs in US 
  • 231K messages exchanged over Slack 

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