Strategic Investment in the
Longevity Economy

June 20th, 2018
Santa Clara University
Presented by Mary Furlong and Associates

Register Today

The 15th Annual Boomer Venture Summit


in a unique setting comprised of leading investors, entrepreneurs, researchers, analysts and marketers addressing the needs and wants of the 50+ demographic.


key members of the media who report on aging, health, finance, technology and care giving.


about the latest trends in the field of aging from key strategic partners in the non-profit sector.


the latest in mobile and digital advertising trends; the newest distribution channels in the start-up world; and the tips and tricks that will help you grow your business.

Past Speakers and Judges

Jim Adler
Toyota AI Ventures

Ginna Baik
CDW Healthcare

Rush Bartlett
Vynca Inc.

Lori Bitter
The Business of Aging

Bob Blancato
Matz, Blancato and Associates

Addie Braun

Carla Brenner
HealthTech Women

Michael Carroll

Karen Cassel

Grant Chamberlain

Gary Charland
Masonic Homes

Scott Collins

Anne Connolly

Rob Coppedge
Echo Health Ventures

Susan Davis
Susan Davis International

Wen Dombrowski

Susan Donley
Next Avenue

Jennifer Draklellis
United Healthcare Medicare & Retirement

Mary Margaret (Marg) Drumheller

Lara Druyan

Ken Dychtwald Ph.D.
Age Wave

Zak Dychtwald
Dilenschneider Group

Kimberly Egan
CCD Innovation

Jim Erickson

Zach Esper
AARP Services, Inc.

Ted Fischer
Hasbro, Inc

Mark Francis

Mary Furlong
Mary Furlong & Associates

Cheri Geraffo

Joyce Goldstein

Conor Green
TT Capital Partners

Emad Guindy
First Republic Bank

Kimmey Hardesty

Megan Heinen Mobley
Home Care Assistance

Susan Hoffman
UC Berkeley Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Jody Holtzman

John Hopper
Link-age Ventures

David Inns
GreatCall, Inc.

Stephen Johnston

Elli Kaplan

Matt Karls
Echo Health Ventures

Sanjaya Kumar
Synepta Group, Inc.

Roseann Lake
Journalist and Author

Darren Lancaster

Larry Landry
Masterpiece Living®, LLC

Jeff Lee
DCM Ventures

David Lindeman
UC Berkeley

Jeff Makowka

Ken McCord
Comfort Keepers

Jim Murphy

Marti Nyman

Karen Orton

Stuart Patterson
LifePod Solutions

Jeff Polizzotto
Connected Health at GreatCall, Inc.

Laurie Orlov
Aging in Place Technology Watch

Julia Rasooly
PuraCath Medical

Gary Reeves
Entrepreneur & Film Producer

Sheri Rose
Thrive Center Inc.

Adam Seabrook
B Capital Group

Sherwin Sheik

Michael Skaff
Jewish Senior Living Group

Dor Skuler
Intuition Robotics

Scott Smith
Viant Group

Sherri Snelling
Keck Medicine of USC

Nancy Steele
VP External Ventures

Paul Stich

Lisa Suennen
GE Ventures and Venture Valkyrie, LLC

Meghan Tartell

Alisha Tharani
Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI)

Ben Wiseman
C Space

Neal Wright
On Lok Lifeways

Allan Young
Piedmont Partners Group

Jeff Zimman
Posit Science

What Others Have Said

"It was such a pleasure to win the Boomer Venture Competition! Presenting to the Boomer community and meeting individuals with vast backgrounds in areas that are relevant to what we are doing was invaluable for a young company such as Bikanta."

Ambika Bumb, PhD (Founder @ CEO Bikanta Corporation) - 2014 Competition Winner

“Mary Furlong has had a profound impact on Link-age. Mary‘s ”What’s Next“ and ”Boomer Venture“ meetings have been invaluable in helping shape our company‘s strategy and focus. We truly look forward to expanding our relationship with Mary and her organization. I would highly recommend that anyone interested in working with Boomers seek to develop a relationship with MFA!”

Scott Collins, President/CEO, Link-age

Why You Should Attend

4 Need-To-Know Facts About the Boomer-Senior Market:

  • Boomers spend the most money across all product categories.
  • Average consumer spending peaks at 45-54, but aging Boomers are likely to continue spending past 65
  • Boomers (age 45-64) spent $2.5 TRILLION in 2010!
  • There will be an additional 53+ million people over 50 in the next 20 years.