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An Angel in New York
Andrew Ackerman is an investor, mentor, writer and happens to be MD at DreamIt NYC Accelerator. Yes, he knows of what he speaks.
Born in Ireland, David Beatty began his career as a headhunter in 1985, before joining IMI Computing in 1989. He was transferred to the United States in 1990. In 1993, he founded Empire Messaging, a company that provides enterprise messaging solutions, and ran it until 2004. He has gone on to cofound seven other companies, […]
Ed Zimmerman could be described as a venture lawyer, angel investor, and a wine lover and connoisseur, – which may help to explain why he’s part of an angel investing group called GrapeArbor. He co-founded GrapeArbor in 2006 in order to do his own angel investing (>24 portfolio companies) and to share deals with a […]
Perhaps best known to the general public for her role on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Barbara Corcoran began her business career with a $1000 loan for her real estate startup, The Corcoran Group. Nearly 30 years later, The Corcoran Group sold for $66 million. Since the show’s premiere in 2009, Corcoran has invested in 22 businesses […]
Why do you angel invest? I started out as an entrepreneur—just like you—and learned the hard way that sometimes, VC money is not all that it appears to be. It can make you feel like you gave your shirt, your house, your car, and your shoes away. I know what it takes to be an […]
Meet a NYC angel who covers the Alley and the Valley
You have to hand it to the New York investment community: not there’s no shortage of angels. New York is a social town, with panel discussions and presentations every week of the year and chances are, there are always at least one or two angels in the room. The term ‘angel investor’ is actual native […]
Adam Quinton is Founder/CEO of Lucas Point Ventures and an active investor in and advisor to early stage companies. His investments include The Muse, Rapt Media, VenueBook and Snaps. He recently served as Chief Financial Officer of NYC based cybersecurity company, Nopsec, another one of his investments. Quinton is a Board member at Thrive Metrics. […]
Amit Sharma’s expertise lies mostly in media. He is the founder of Black Jays Media, a company designed to help young startups develop and launch new services. Clients included Sanona.com (OTT film service), where he worked with the CEO to successfully raise over £1m in seed capital; Blinkbox (OTT video service), where he facilitate the […]
With more than 20 years of experience at places like Innovation Capital Advisors, LLC, where he is a Managing Principal, Arc Angel Fund, FashInvest, and Early Stage East, which happens to be the largest venture conference for young companies on the East Coast, where he is a founder and chairman, David Freschman is a master […]