Save the Date


Open the calendar, pull out a pen and save the date for NYU Stern's 13th Annual Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference on Friday, March 2nd 2018. 

Following on from our 2017 conference led by keynote addresses from Joel Cutler of General Catalyst and Michael Chae of Blackstone, counting speakers from over 40 Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and attended by over 400 professionals, alumni, and students, the NYU Stern PE & VC Club is incredibly excited to welcome you back for another day of challenging conversations and insightful discussions. 

Tickets sales will commence in early December 2017. Register right here for email updates, including notifications for early bird tickets. 


We look forward to seeing you next year. 


2018's participating firms will include:

ff Venture Capital

Alinda Capital

USRA/NASA Ames Quantum AI Lab

Halycon Capital Management

Union Square Hospitality Group


Atlas Partners

Hearst Ventures

EMM Catch Group

Eight Bar Partners



Carlyle Group

Blackstone Strategic Partners

Providence Equity

Neuberger Berman

Google Ventures

Samsung Next Ventures

Comcast Ventures

Cardozo Law School

Eden Capital

Pomona Capital




Secondary Market for PE Investments

The Secondary Market for PE Investments panel will explore the rise of PE funds focused on investing in secondaries, and the factors that have led to increased in demand from large investments, the industries investors are focused on and the paradigm shift in the investment landscape.

Investment Horizons: in search of longer term horizons

The Investment Horizons: In Search of Longer Term Horizons panel will explore the trend of GPs, LPs and Co-Investors shifting their focus to investment strategies with longer investment horizons, and how the shift is expected to impact the relationship between GPs and LPs.

Investments in Data-Driven TechnologY

The Investments in Data-Drive Technology panel will address the state of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data/Data Mining, how VC investors expect to leverage these trends and end user adoption of this technology.

Rise of Corporate VCs

The Rise of Corporate VCs panel will explore the corporate search for diversified returns and the expansion of corporate activity into the VC space in their search for disruptors that will change the future of their industry.

Investments in Entertainment, Media & Sports

The Investments in Entertainment, Media & Sports panel will explore how investors are capitalizing on the infusion of new technology in the Entertainment Media and Sports sectors, and the changing consumer preferences and demand.

CryptoCurrency & FinTech

The Cryptocurrency & FinTech panel will explore key trends in the field, and whether it has the potential to disrupt the current paradigms of Private Equity/Venture Capital/Public Fundraising and the legal ramifications and securities regulation that is likely to impact the industry.

Distressed Investing

The Distressed Investing panel will explore the expectations for the distressed investing sector. Given the current state of the energy, shipping, and retail industry and the increasing price of LBO and M&A deals, should we expect a wave of defaults and bankruptcies in the future? When will the benign credit cycle finally end? Where in the capital structure do we expect to see the most opportunity?




NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square S
New York, NY 10012

(Corner of LaGuardia Place & Washington Square South)


NYU provides detailed instructions on reaching the Washington Square Park neighborhood. The Kimmel Center is immediately south of the park.


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