Conferences



Past events


Needham & Company’s 6th Annual SaaS 1x1 Conference

November 17, 2016
Needham & Company’s 6th Annual SaaS 1x1 Conference serves institutional investors looking to explore and discuss one of the most compelling secular trends in technology – the rise of SaaS and cloud computing. This conference provides a unique opportunity to take the pulse of key decision makers at a sampling of leading and fast growing SaaS companies, and assess where growth opportunities and challenges for the future may lie. This conference consists of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

Needham & Company's Inaugural Annual Med Tech 1x1 Conference

November 10, 2016
Needham & Company's Inaugural Annual Med Tech 1x1 Conference serves institutional investors interested in medical devices and diagnostics companies. This conference provides a unique opportunity to meet with management from a sampling of leading and fast-growing med tech companies and to attend key opinion leader (KOL) discussions on several relevant topics. The conference consists of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms as well as KOL sessions. The conference is open to clients of Needham & Company, LLC by invitation only. For more information, please contact your Needham sales representative.

Needham Next-Gen Storage/Networking Conference

November 02, 2016
Needham & Company, LLC will be hosting the 2016 edition of its Next-Gen Storage/Networking Conference on November 2nd at the Millenium Hotel in New York City. This conference, now in its tenth year, will once again include many of the leading companies in storage, optical , networking. Within storage, 2016 has been dominated by all of these terms, with the next-generation datacenter world at the center of some of the most dramatic events in IT this year. In Networking, we are heavily weighting to the optical this year given the strong dynamics in that sector and plan to have leading companies addressing the broader themes of software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), as well as more specific technologies such as Networking as a Service, NFV, ADC, IMS and Hosted UC, among others. One-on-one meetings will be available for qualified investors during the course of the day. The conference is open to clients of Needham & Company, LLC by invitation only. For more information, please contact your Needham sales representative.

Needham & Company's Fifth Annual Industrial Technologies 1x1 Conference

August 04, 2016
Needham & Company, LLC hosted its Fifth Annual Industrial Technologies 1x1 Conference on August 4, 2016 at Needham’s Headquarters in New York City. This day-long event featured high-level access to leading companies in the laser and photonics, 3D metrology/scanning, machine vision & advanced instrumentation, robotics, EMS, materials technology, energy efficiency and environmental services & solutions markets. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors during the course of the day.

Needham & Company's Inaugural Blockchain & Bitcoin 1x1 Conference

June 06, 2016
Needham & Company, LLC hosted its Inaugural Blockchain & Bitcoin 1x1 Conference on June 6, 2016 at Needham’s San Francisco office. The conference featured 8 of the leading, top-tier companies in the emerging Blockchain and Bitcoin ecosystems. The conference presented a unique opportunity for select late-stage venture capital, private equity and strategic investors to conduct one-on-one meetings with executives of the Blockchain & Bitcoin companies that are partnering with and disrupting incumbent financial systems and service providers. As one of the most transformative segments of the FinTech market, the rapidly emerging Blockchain & Bitcoin industry has raised over $1 billion in recent years—and after a flurry of product development, these companies are entering their next phase of growth and adoption with some vying for public markets and others raising significant financing rounds. Attending companies included leading consumer payments applications, mobile digital currency wallets, a blockchain transaction processor, a digital currency exchange, and an identity solution provider.

Needham Emerging Technology Conference

May 18 - May 19, 2016
Needham’s Emerging Technology Conference (NETC) highlighted companies in the Consumer, Internet & Digital Media and Software & Services verticals that we believe are most likely to win in today’s rapidly changing competitive environment, as well as those most likely to redefine the investment landscape. This 2-day high-impact conference featured public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings for qualified investors.

Needham & Company’s 15th Annual Healthcare Conference

April 12 - April 13, 2016
Needham & Company’s 15th Annual Healthcare Conference was a high-impact forum for institutional investors and venture capital firms to hear the latest updates from approximately 150 senior management teams of both leading public and private companies in the Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology and Diagnostics sectors. One-on-one meetings with companies were available for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

Needham & Company's 18th Annual Growth Conference

January 12 - January 14, 2016
Needham & Company’s 18th Annual Growth Conference (NGC) gave institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capitalists access to over 350 growth companies from a broad range of industries including: communications & enterprise infrastructure; healthcare; industrial technology; Internet, entertainment & consumer; semiconductors & semiconductor equipment; and software & services. A key goal of the NGC was to once again deliver investable choices coupled with a better understanding of the rapidly changing environment in which each company operates. The NGC’s early January timing continues to make it the perfect way to start the year, with a critical eye toward creating the ideal portfolio for 2016. This 3-day conference featured public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings for qualified investors. 

Needham & Company's Fifth Annual SaaS Conference

November 17, 2015
Needham & Company's Fifth Annual SaaS 1x1 Conference served institutional investors looking to explore and discuss one of the most compelling secular trends in technology – the rise of SaaS and cloud computing. This conference provided a unique opportunity to take the pulse of key decision makers at a sampling of leading and fast growing SaaS companies, and assess growth opportunities for the future and challenges ahead. The conference consisted of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

Needham’s Next-Gen Storage/Networking Conference

November 05, 2015
At this annual conference, Needham brought together the top thought leaders in storage, from components to traditional arrays, from hybrid solutions to all-flash systems and hyper-converged architectures. In Networking, leading companies addressed the broader themes of software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), as well as more specific technologies such as Networking as a Service, DPI, ADC, IMS and Hosted UC, among others. 2015 has seen dramatic topline growth within these next generation players in particular as these technologies continue to gain share from legacy applications and help bring the data center into the 21st Century. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors during the course of the day.
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