First, picture it: you’re a budding entrepreneur, meeting with an angel investor. This is your big shot. You’ve rehearsed ad nauseam, the big moment comes – and you totally blow it. Maybe it wasn’t your fault completely: maybe the investor was being a bit of dickhead that particular day, or maybe that’s just how you […]
Angel investing veteran Brian Cohen of New York Angels chats about his new book, “Hollywood” angels, and the startup scene in New York in this short bite. With the popularity of angel investing soaring, learn about the different types of angels you may encounter…
Ultra Light Startups, New York’s oldest startup pitch event, held its monthly investor feedback forum this past Thursday. Nine startups made pitches to panelists Josh Bruno of Bain Capital Ventures, Brian Cohen of New York Angels, Brendan Dickinson of Canaan Partners and Jason Klein of On Grid Ventures. The top three were chosen by the […]
It looks like more and more investors are earning their wings. Between 2002 and 2011, ventures funded increased by 83.9 percent with angel investments creating 106,400 jobs in 2012 alone. Check out this infographic by Investor Pitches to see the welcomed impact angel investors have had for startups within the last decade.
Brian Cohen, current Chairman of the New York Angels, has been considered the father of science and technology communications since he founded Technology Solutions, Inc. in 1983, supporting startup tech companies ever since. Backing up a bit, in graduate school he dipped his feet into the publishing world, helping pioneer computer trade publications like Computer […]