Feature Speaker: Brian Cohen, Chairman, NY Angels. Full bio below.
Topic: Inside Angel Investing
6:45 (sharp!) - 7:15: Speed Networking
7:15-8: Welcome/Startups present
8-9: Feature speaker/q&a
9+: Closing remarks/head to Trinity (local bar) with food/drink specials ($3 draughts, $5 pizza/wings)
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More on Brian Cohen: Brian now serves as the Chairman of the New York Angels who has invested over $50 million in more than 70 early stage companies. Among his many angel investments, he was Pinterests first investor.
With the belief that all new products, services and ideas should be easy to discover, find and share, Brian launched a next generation - Free - self-publishing PR news platform called Launch.it in May 2012. It powers many attendee, media news and information guides for major events and conferences.
Brian is considered the father of science & technology strategic communications having founded Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSI) in 1983 supporting startup technology companies in computing, communication, software, education, and entertainment. For more than a decade he maintained a very broad strategic communications partnership with Sony & IBM. TSI received the Gold CIPRA award for creating the IBM Deep Blue/Gary Kasparov Chess Match communications program. In 1996, TSI was the #1 fastest growing agency in the US. The McCann Erickson World Group acquired TSI in 1997.
As a researcher, Cohen created Focus Technology, an organization providing qualitative research and instituted the RPM model of integrated communications.
As a publisher, Cohen was a pioneer in the founding of a number of the first computing publications including Computer Systems News and InformationWeek magazine.
Brian received a Masters in Science Communications From the Boston Universitys College of Communications.
Brian has completed a book for McGraw Hill (to be published Spring 2013, entitled What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know. In Insider Reveals How To Raise Money For Your Billion-dollar Idea