Investment, Impact, and Opportunity
in the Longevity Marketplace

Pre-Conference June 20th, 2018
Summit June 21st, 2018
Presented by Mary Furlong and Associates

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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.

If you have a business plan or start-up targeting the longevity market, we invite you to enter your business plan for the 2018 Silicon Valley Boomer Business Plan Competition.

Apply For the Business Plan Competition Today

Have you created a company to address the needs of family caregivers? Does your product or service provide caregivers with necessary of peace of mind as they support their family member? Are you leveraging technology like virtual reality or AI? Or platforms that create and encourage connection?

Enter to win AARP Innovation Lab’s Pitch Competition

2018 Speakers and Judges

Ranjeet Alexis
Intel Capital

Jeff Amrein
Extract Wellness

Sonia Arrison
Unsugarcoat Media

Natasha Ashton

Fahad Aziz
Forbes Magazine

Jacqueline Baker

Mel Barsky

Lori Bitter
The Business of Aging

Catherine Calarco
eQuity Inc and Roybi

Michael Carroll

YoonJin Chang

Kathleen Cody
American Bone Health

David Coluzzi
Carlton Senior Living

Trish Costello

Heidi Culbertson

Anne DeGheest
HealthTech Capital

Susan Donley

Jennifer Draklellis

Erika Feinberg
Apex Outcomes

Katy Fike
Aging 2.0

Ted Fischer
Ageless Innovation

Jill Ford
Toyota AI Ventures

Nicole Franz

Mary Furlong
Mary Furlong & Associates

Dan Gebremedhin
Flare Capital Partners

Cynthia Gibson-Horn
Motion Therapeutics

Paul Gordon
Hanson Bridgett LLP

Jay Grant
GreatCall, Inc

Brigit Hassig
IntelligentAge LLC

Oliver Hersch
Seniors Blue Book

Paula Hertel
Senior Living Consult

Jody Holtzman
Longevity Venture Advisors LLC

John Hopper
The Ziegler Link•Age Funds, LP

Ulya Khan
Wemanage Inc.

Paul Kleyman
Journalists Network on Generations

Roseann Lake
Author and Journalist, The Economist

Darren Lancaster

Dr. David Lindeman

Richard Lui
MSNBC and NBC News

Rui Ma
Technology Academy

Jeff Maltz

Erin McInrue
Age Wave

Dr. Aaron K. McPherson
Center for Elders’ Independence

Candiece Milford
Rhoda Goldman Plaza

Michelle Moros
Belmont Village

Martin Ng
Sodexo Global Home Care

Jim Murphy
United Healthcare Medicare & Retirement

Donnacha O’Sullivan
TT Capital Partners

Stuart Patterson
LifePod Solutions

Julia Rasooly
PuraCath Medical

Benjamin Reinhardt
Susa Ventures

John P. Reinhart
Innovators Alliance

Frank Rockwood
Rockwood Pacific

Dr. Allison Sekuler
Rotman Research Institute

Sherwin Sheik

Peter M. Simonson
Juvent Health

Michael Skaff
Jewish Senior Living Group

Scott Smith
Viant Group

Sherri Snelling
Caregiving Club

Paul Stich
Investor and Advisor

Lisa Sullivan

Chon Tang
Skydeck Venture Fund, UC Berkeley

Eric Taub
New York Times

Cora M. Tellez
Amazing Care Network

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

Sarah Thomas

Carrie Tice
Octavia Wellness

Dan Trigub

Paul Vogelzang
Not Old Better Podcast

Chris Wong

 Robert O. Wray
BlueStar SeniorTech

Bill Yates
GreatCall, Inc

Charlotte Yeh

Jack York
It’s Never 2 Late

Grace Zavolock
Home Care Assistance

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.


Showcase your company at the 2018 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, the first gathering of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives focused on the longevity economy.

Become An Exhibitor Today