Conferences

Needham Interconnect Conference

August 05 - August 06, 2014

Needham’s Annual Interconnect Conference will feature public growth companies and later-stage private companies in the Consumer Internet & Digital Media and Software & Services markets. The Interconnect Conference provides investor access to companies that are defining key investment trends including: Big Data, Cloud Computing, EdTech, FinTech, HCM, Online Marketplaces, Network Security, SaaS, SoLoMo, and Strategic Outsourcing. One-on-one meetings with companies 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.

Third Annual Needham Advanced Industrial Technologies Conference

August 07, 2014

Needham & Company will host a day-long Advanced Industrial Technologies conference on Thursday, August 7th in New York City. The event will feature presentations and Q&A from leading companies in the laser and photonics, 3D printing/prototyping, machine vision & advanced instrumentation, energy efficiency and environmental services and solutions markets. Company managements will be available for one-on-one meetings during the course of the day. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.



Past events


13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

April 08 - April 09, 2014

Needham & Company will host its 13th Annual Healthcare Conference on April 8th and 9th in New York City. This year, senior management teams from approximately 120 companies in the biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical, medical technology and diagnostic sectors are scheduled to present, including a selection of leading private companies. The life sciences sector is enjoying its fourth straight year of outperforming the broader market and has accounted for 80 percent of all venture-backed IPOs so far in 2014. Needham’s Healthcare Conference focuses on connecting leading emerging life science companies and investors. One-on-one meetings with companies will be available for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms. This conference is by invitation only. Please contact your Needham salesperson for registration details as space will be limited.

16th Annual Needham Growth Conference

January 14 - January 16, 2014
Needham & Company’s 16th Annual Growth Conference (NGC) gave institutional investors, private equity firms and venture capitalists access to almost 400 growth companies from a broad range of industries including Clean Technology, Communications, Consumer, Enterprise Infrastructure, Healthcare, Internet & Digital Media, Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment and Software & Services sectors. In addition to presentations by senior executives, the NGC featured some outstanding keynote speakers. A key goal of the NGC is to deliver investable choices coupled with a better understanding of the rapidly changing environment in which each company operates. The NGC’s early January timing makes it the perfect way to start the year, with a critical eye toward creating the ideal portfolio for 2014. The 3-day NGC 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 Third Annual SaaS Conference

November 12, 2013
Needham & Company's Third 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 the growth opportunities for the future and challenges may lie. The conference consisted of 1x1 meetings with management teams for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

Seventh Annual HDD/Flash Memory & Systems Conference

November 06, 2013
Needham & Company hosted its seventh annual installment of the Needham HDD & Flash Memory Conference on November 6th in Boston, where the leading players in this hot space updated investors on their progress in 2013 and outlook for 2014. Once a quiet suburb of technology, the storage landscape in 2013 has been dominated by M&A, high profile IPOs, and rapidly growing private companies. This year's conference highlighted the continued, dramatic resiliency of the HDD industry despite the lackluster client market, the upsurge in demand for flash-based arrays and hybrid systems, and the rising importance of SSD and PCIe solutions in data centers. In addition to many of the leading public companies such as Seagate and Western Digital, other scheduled players included Fusion-io and emerging private players like Skyera and Nimbus. One-on-one meetings with companies were available for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

Second Annual Needham Next-Gen Networks Conference

November 05, 2013
Needham & Company hosted its second annual Next-Gen Networks Conference at its headquarters located at 445 Park Avenue, New York, NY on November 5th. This conference was geared towards investors looking to better understand which infrastructure providers are best positioned to benefit from secular trends such as the transition from circuit switched to IP networks, the deployment of ubiquitous, mobile broadband and the advent of software defined networking, or SDN. The event featured a variety of public and private companies focused on providing communications infrastructure used in enterprise, wireline and wireless networks. Investors had a chance to hear from the CEO’s and/or CFO’s of these companies in both formal presentations and one-on-one meetings.

2nd Annual Advanced Industrial Technolologies Conference

August 13, 2013
Needham's 2nd Annual Advanced Industrial Technologies Conference featured senior management teams from leading companies in the laser and photonics, 3D printing/prototyping, advanced instrumentation, energy efficiency and environmental services and solutions markets. The event format consisted of presentations and Q&A sessions with company managements. In addition, one-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.

2nd Annual Software & Services Conference

August 06, 2013
Needham's 2nd Annual Software & Services Conference featured senior management teams from SaaS and Cloud Software, Infrastructure Software, Security Software, FinTech and IT Services. This multi-track conference allowed for management access through “fireside chats” and one-on-ones. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.

8th Annual Internet & Digital Media Conference

June 04, 2013
Needham's 8th Annual Internet & Digital Media Conference showcased public growth companies in the Internet & Digtial Media space that have the greatest valuation upside as well as high growth private companies that have the greatest potential to disrupt incumbents. This high-impact, 1-day conference provided institutional investors, crossover & venture capital investors seeking growth opportunities a platform to meet with C-level executives from companies that are reshaping the global Internet & Digital Media ecosystem. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.

12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

April 30 - May 01, 2013
Needham & Company’s 12th Annual Healthcare Conference was a high-impact forum for institutional investors and venture capital firms to hear the latest updates from senior management teams of both public and private companies in the Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology and Diagnostics sectors. One-on-one meetings were available for qualified investors.
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