The Premier Venture Conference 

Venture135 is a premier venture capital conference focusing on generating quality deal flow and innovation across the fintech, insurtech, healthtech & cleantech verticals. We use our platform and global reach to bring together the top venture capitalists, angel investors, and growth funds while showcasing companies across the spectrum from Seed to Series B.


Additionally, we take a heightened focus on traditionally underrepresented Founders, specifically at the Seed Stage, in an effort to help startups at this early stage gain access to the resources and momentum they need to propel them to the next phase of their business, and effectively address the significant diversity gap that is so prevalent in later-stage startups.

Organizing Body

RevTech Labs is the aggregator of innovation, standing at the center of entrepreneurs, corporations and investors to maximize Founder success, drive corporate innovation and facilitate valuable deal flow. Headquartered in Charlotte, they bring partners and startups from around the world together to create the ultimate roadmap for growth and success. Since its founding in 2012, RevTech Labs has grown from a general tech accelerator focused on developing the Charlotte ecosystem to an international, award-nominated organization focused specifically in the fintech, insurtech and healthtech verticals, and have expanded into programs for later-stage startups as well as a world-class event production company. 

Conference Organizers


Dan Roselli

Founder + Managing Director


Jasmine Boyce

Demo Day Manager


Sara Garces Roselli 



Richie Shaffer

Sponsorship Success Manager


Ashley Everett

Conference Director


Michael Hawes

Sponsorship Success Manager



Peyton Biester 

Marketing Manager

2021 Committee

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Dana Enger

Fintech Insurtech Scouting
State Farm

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Ashlyn Lackey

Business Development Associate,
New York Life Ventures

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Jeff Hughes

Chief Information Officer,
Brighthouse Financial

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Davina Demelenne

Sia Partners

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Brad O'Connor

Senior Director,

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Terence O'Brien

Aflac Corporate Ventures

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Peggy Klingel

Innovation & Strategic


Bryan Padgette

Senior Vice President,

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Greg Brown

Owner & President,
Cardinal Finance

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Dr. Ken Russell

Chief Innovation Officer,
Curran Biotech

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Daria Abbaei

Director of Investor Relations,
Naples Technology Ventures

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Jack Woerner

Executive Vice President,

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Chris Langford

IDEA Fund Partners

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Dave Kaiser

Deputy Director, Office of Science, Technology & Innovation at NC Dept. of Commerce

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Ben Burnside

Investment Associate,
Ascension Ventures

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Victoria Woolard

Management Consultant,
Sia Partners

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Shane Williams

Sia Partners

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Mary-Sara Camerino

Chief Operating Officer,

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Anita Sarkar

Director, Conversational
AI Technology, Ally

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Paula Kranz

Digital Health Innovation
Consultant, Novant

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Manuel Campbell

ASPIRE Community Capital

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Tya Bolton

Owner, Exceptional
Business Solutions

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Matt Favicchio

Vice President,
JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Kevin Meinecke

Director of Deal Flow &
Diligence, VentureSouth

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Juan Garzón

Executive Director,
Innovate Charlotte

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Jake Beaulieu

Relationship Manager,
Bank of America

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James Barlia

Associate, Revolution's
Rise of the Rest

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Steven Mortenson

Senior Management
Consultant, Sia Partners

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Kelly Shaw

Vestigo Ventures