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Welcome to the Indiana Health Industry Forum (IHIF)

The diverse members of the Indiana Health Industry Forum generate the collective voice of the state’s health and life science industry.  The Forum connects key stakeholders to: enhance business networks, advocate for member interests, develop workforce skills, and provide strategic vision in the interest of growing the state’s health industry economy and reputation.

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 IHIF Is Pleased to Support the Following Events

IHIF is pleased to announce and invite you to attend
The New England Venture Summit


Special discount.  Use discount code "ihifvip" and receive 10% off the current rate.


The 2014

New England

Venture Summit 

December 10, 2014 | Hilton | Boston Dedham


Where Innovation Meets Capital


Come meet, interact and network with more than 500 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 10th, 2014 at the Hilton in Boston Dedham.


Whether you're a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, The New England Venture Summit™ presented by youngStartup Ventures - is one event you won't want to miss.


A highly productive full-day venture conference, the New England Venture Summit is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies.


This exclusive summit will feature a distinguished line up of more than 40 Investors on interactive panels; presentations by more than 50 companies seeking funding, and high-level networking opportunities.


Partial list of VCs confirmed to speak include:

Grant Allen, Senior Vice President, ABB Technology Ventures | Jim Andelman, Managing Partner, Rincon Venture Partners | Gil Beyda, Managing Partner, Genacast Ventures | Eric Bielke, Senior Investment Associate, Siemens Venture Capital | Sim Blaustein, Principal, BDMI Fund | David Blumberg, Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital | Steven Chrust, Managing Director, Centripetal Capital Partners | Andrew Clapp, Managing Partner, Arctaris Capital Partners | Charles Curran, Senior Director, Qualcomm Ventures | David Donabedian, Vice President, AbbVie Biotech Ventures | Imran Eba, Partner, Action Potential Venture Capital | Rami Elkhatib, General Partner, Acero Capital | Kevin Ferro, CEO, Vatera Holdings | Alexander Galitsky, Managing Partner, Almaz Capital Partners | Rich Gliklich, XIR & Partner, General Catalyst Partners | Bosun Hau, Partner, MVM Life Science Partners | Tetsuro Iwata, Senior Manager, MP Healthcare Venture Management | Shamez Kanji, General Partner, North Hill Ventures | Roman Kikta, Managing Partner, Mobility Ventures | Pat Kinsel, Venture Partner, Polaris Partners | Carey Lai, Director, Intel Capital | Al Lauritano, Director, Technology Licensing & Collaboration, BD Technologies | Jim Macdonald, Managing Director, First Analysis | Ignacio Martinez, Partner, Flagship Ventures | Vincent Miles, Partner, Abingworth | David Miller, Executive Managing Director, Clean Energy Venture Group | Praveen Sahay, Managing Director, Wave Equity Partners | Akhil Saklecha, Managing Director, Artiman Ventures | Cory Steffek, Managing Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures | Jason Tagler, Partner, Camden Partners | Sebastian Titz, Manager, New Ventures, 3M New Ventures | Brent Traidman, General Partner, Fenox Venture Capital | Kathleen Utecht, Venture Partner, Core Innovation Capital | Geeta Vemuri, Senior Managing Director, Baxter Ventures | Sonali Vijayavargiya, Founder & Managing Director, Augment Ventures | David Ward, Managing Partner, MTI Ventures | Jan Westerhues, Investment Partner, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH | Keith Witek, Corporate Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, AMD Ventures | Tim Wright, General Partner, Grandbanks Capital and many more.



Indiana Health Industry Forum has made special arrangement for our network of startups and investors to receive a special discount of 10% off the "early bird" rates.


To Register now and receive the special discount as well as take advantage of the "Early bird" discount rate, use the link below and enter discount code "ihifvip" by October 22nd



In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 50 pre-screened early stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking. 


This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment. 




Get Noticed > Get Funded > Grow Faster


A select group of 50 Top Innovators from the Technology, Life Sciences, CleanTech and Edtech 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.


"Early bird" deadline for presenting company applications is October 22nd, 2014.


Apply to Present:

To be considered for one of the Top Innovator slots e-mail iwant2present@youngstartup.com  for an application.


Nominate a Startup:

To nominate your portfolio company or client send an email with contact details and any relevant information to 


Questions about presenting? email us at iwant2present@youngstartup.com


If you have any questions/suggestions about the program or would like to inquire about our sponsorship opportunities please email at joe (at) youngstartup.com




To RSVP by phone, to inquire about group rates or for more information call Avi at 212-202-1002


FEES: "Early bird" registration savings expire Wednesday. October 30th.  Use code "ihifvip" and receive an extra 10% off.

Entrepreneurs: Regular: $395 | At the Door: $790

Investors: Regular: $495 | At the Door: $990)

Service Providers: Regular: $695 | At the Door: $1,390)


Special Thanks to our Sponsors & Industry Partners:

Burns & Levinson LLP; Pepper Hamilton LLP;  Dell; TriNet; Massachusetts Clean Energy Center; Abingworth; OCA Ventures; Center for Israeli Innovation; Get Response; Israel Startup Network, SOS, ACTION; Indiana Health Industry Forum;


We hope you can join us for the exclusive forum.


Indiana Health Industry Forum & youngStartup Ventures


To inquire about group rates, register by phone or for more information contact:

Avi Maderer of youngStartup Ventures at 212.202.1002


2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference

IHIF Member Discount Available
February 9-10, 2015
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, NY





BIO and IHIF would like to invite you to attend the 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference, which will take place February 9-10 at the Waldorf Astoria New York. Now in its seventeenth year, the BIO CEO & Investor Conference is the largest investor conference focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies.


If you are not familiar with this conference, please take a look at this e-brochure from last year which provides a comprehensive overview as to why this has grown into such a tremendous event. 


We are excited to announce that through our partnership with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), IHIF members are eligible for a 20% discount off the non-member registration rate.  When registering for the event, simply use Code: NDIS20 and you will be all set.


Please join IHIF in supporting the 2015 BIO CEO & Investor Conference!



 For more information and to register


Monday, November 24, 2014