GrapeArborVC, Founder & Co-Lead
Partner, Lowenstein Sandler
Ed Zimmerman, an investor who also chairs the tech practice at , where he represents start-ups and growth companies in raising money, selling the company or cashing out the founders, and depending on market conditions, public offerings. He puts his money where his mouth is: he has angel invested in more than 30 companies, and has invested as an LP in several venture funds.
He also founded a bunch of stuff including: , an accelerator for start-ups which doesn’t charge or take equity, the Tech Group at Lowenstein Sandler, AngelVineVC, HoopAPaluza (a charity for kids that he & his wife co-founded, which has given away a ton of cash and which enables parents to team up with their own kids to do hands-on charity work), and , through which he makes his angel investments .
Zimmerman also teaches VC & Angel Investing to MBA candidates at Columbia Business and has lectured at Har vard Business School, Wharton, and Paris-based Sciences Po.
He also pens a recurring VC/Startup blog for the Wall Street Journal.
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