Breakfast With An Investor: Brian Cohen

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 8:30am to Friday, August 21, 2020 - 9:45am 

This event is in collaboration with STARTUP ONE STOP and KettleSpace.

About this Event

Zoom Link will be emailed 2 hours before event

Back by popular demand, its Brian Cohen!

Here's a few topics Brian will be covering during the event:

  • Focusing on your personal well-being
  • Hiring funny people
  • How passion gets in the way
  • Avoiding hesitation

About our Guest:

Note: Brian strongly recommends doing research and coming prepared with strong questions.

Brian Cohen, Founding Partner, New York Venture Partners, Chairman Emeritus, New York Angels.

As an angel investor and mentor to entrepreneurs, Brian served as Chairman of the New York Angels for nearly a decade. As one the most active angel groups in the world they have invested nearly $200 million in over 300 startups. Notably, Brian was the first investor in Pinterest and numerous other industry leading startups.

Brian is the author of “What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know: An Insider Reveals How To Get Smart Funding For Your Billion Dollar Idea” published by McGraw Hill. He continues to guest lecture at Columbia and NYU. He has spoken in dozens of countries helping create and build their angel investor ecosystems.

As a technology media strategist, Brian is considered one of the fathers of science & technology strategic communications, and founded Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSI) with his wife in 1983. Notably, TSI received the Gold CIPRA Award in 1998 for the IBM Deep Blue/Gary Kasparov Chess Match Concept and Communications Program. TSI was recognized as the #1 fastest growing agency in the United States. Brian sold the company to The McCann Erickson World Group in 1997.

Brian was the publisher of some of the first computing publications including Computer Systems News and InformationWeek Magazine.

As a recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Brian holds a Masters Degree in Science Communications from Boston University's School of Public Communications.

He has been on numerous Boards, including People For the American Way, The World Frontiers Forum and

And since he just can’t help himself, Brian started New York Venture Partners to support the startup ecosystem he’s been a part of for nearly 45 years…