Conferences

Needham’s Emerging Technology Conference (NETC)

May 16 - May 17, 2017

Needham’s Emerging Technology Conference (NETC) will take place on May 16-17, 2017 at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City. The conference highlights 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. We expect an audience of approximately 500 growth-oriented institutional investors as well as VCs and private equity money managers. One-on-one meetings will be available for qualified investors. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.



Past events


Needham & Company’s 16th Annual Healthcare Conference

April 04 - April 05, 2017
Needham & Company’s 16th Annual Healthcare Conference is a high-impact forum for institutional investors and venture capital firms to hear the latest updates from senior management teams of both leading public and private companies in the Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology & Diagnostics and Services sectors. This 2-day event features public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.

19th Annual Needham Growth Conference

January 10 - January 12, 2017
Needham & Company’s 19th Annual Growth Conference (NGC) gave institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capitalists access to over 330 companies from a broad range of industries including communications & enterprise infrastructure; healthcare; industrial technology; Internet, entertainment & consumer; semiconductors & semiconductor equipment; and software & services. In addition to presentations by senior executives, the Needham Growth Conference featured some outstanding keynote speakers, and a variety of thematic panels. These panels featured senior managers and industry experts discussing critical topics that will impact technology stock valuations in 2017 and beyond. A key goal of the conference was to deliver investable choices coupled with a better understanding of the rapidly changing environment in which each company operates. The Needham Growth Conference’s early January timing made it the perfect way to start the year, with a critical eye toward creating the ideal portfolio for 2017. The 3-day conference featured public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1 meetings for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms. 

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

November 17, 2016
Needham & Company’s 6th 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 where growth opportunities and challenges for the future may lie. This conference consisted 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 served institutional investors interested in medical devices and diagnostics companies. This conference provided 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 consisted of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms as well as KOL sessions.

Needham Next-Gen Storage/Networking Conference

November 02, 2016
Needham & Company, LLC hosted 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, once again included 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 were heavily weighting to the optical sector this year given the strong dynamics in that group and 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, NFV, ADC, IMS and Hosted UC, among others.

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.
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