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SEPTEMBER 12-13, 2023







We heard what you said! At NEXT Venture Summit 2023, we are increasing the fun from one day to two!

With new experiences and more chances to network, this is an event you don’t want to miss.

Mark your calendars for September 12-13, 2023!


Investor Match Day
We're connecting High-potential companies to venture capital and investment firms in a speed-dating like environment. This is a private, invite only event. To be considered, you must apply. Applications coming Summer 2023.
Welcome Reception
Join us for a night of networking, music, and cocktails! (And of course, there will be food) There may even be some special guests!
Summit Conference
A full-day premier conference with sessions from top speakers for entrepreneurs, investors, and innovation-minded individuals alike.
Tues., September 12
Private Investor Match Day
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

We’re here to make connections happen!

For the first year ever, we are hosting a private, invite only Investor Match Day where we give high-potential start-ups the opportunity to network and meet with top VCs and investment firms around the country.

To be invited to this event, you must fill out an application.

Applications will be reviewed and companies will be selected.

Welcome Reception
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the welcome reception to kick off NEXT Venture Summit 2023!

Expand your connections by networking without the evening. Drinks, food and entertainment will be provided!

Entry is free with the purchase of a conference ticket.
Welcome Reception only tickets are available for purchase when tickets go on sale.

Wed., September 13
Summit Conference
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Our signature event!

Join us for a full-day of world class keynote speakers, a showcase of the top startups in the Carolinas, and tons of valuable networking opportunities.

We will be updating our speaker lists throughout the summer!

Past Speakers
Want a preview of what's to come? Look back at our past speakers!
Bob Youakim
Dru Armstrong
Grace Hill
Butler Raines
Bobby Cremins
Georgia Tech
Elizabeth Feidler
Noro-Moseley Partners
Jason Caplain
Bull City Venture Partners
Past Investors
Since 2016, NEXT Venture Summit has attracted investors from all across the country to see what Greenville has to offer. These investors saw the impact and benefits of the event over the last 7 years.
Past Featured Startups
The hallmark of our event is showcasing and celebrating the vibrant startup community of the Southeast. These companies have taken the stage to share how they're changing the world during the past 7 iterations of this event.

Starting and growing a business is not for the faint of heart. Neither is finding high-potential businesses worth investing in. At NEXT, we believe a small conversation can open endless possibilities. During this years NEXT Venture Summit, we want to connect high-potential businesses with venture capital and investment firms to make lasting connections within the entrepreneurial community.

When and Where is NEXT Venture Summit?
Our 8th annual Venture Summit is taking place on Tuesday, September 12th and Wednesday, September 13th in Downtown Greenville, South Carolina. Venue location will be announced at a later date. You can sign up for our event newsletter at the button below to receive updated information in real time.

Who Should Attend?
The NEXT Venture Summit is designed for growth-stage entrepreneurs who are seeking to accelerate their momentum and connect with the Greenville entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is also valuable for venture capitalists, investors, and anyone interested in the startup ecosystem. Regardless of your current funding status, the connections and resources gained from this event can be critical for future capital-raising efforts.

What Are the Costs to Attend?
NEXT Venture Summit is a paid ticketed event. Tickets will go on sale Summer 2023. For specific details regarding ticket prices and registration, please sign up for our event newsletter using the button below.


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