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Serial Entrepreneur & Investor Brian S. Cohen to Keynote 16th Early Stage East Venure Conference
The industry leading Early Stage East Venture Capital Conference returns to the city of Brotherly Love for its 16th annual ‘Club Pitch’ series on Thursday, September 26th, at the historic Marriott Courtyard Downtown.
By: PowerImage Public Relations
“The JOBS Act has raised the profile of entrepreneurs and start-ups in the country,” stated David J. Freschman, Early Stage East Founder & Chairman, "so it’s great to have such a seasoned industry thought leader like Brian (Cohen) to share insight on his career, advice to the emerging companies and his future forecast for the start-up community.”
With a career spanning more than two decades, Cohen’s entrepreneurial expertise crosses a myriad of sectors having invested and assisted in the growth of technology, social, and disruptive media start-ups. He is credited as the very first investor in social media giant Pinterest.
Brian currently serves as Chairman of the New York Angel and is a new author. His book entitled “What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know: An Insider Reveals How To Get Smart Funding For Your Billion Dollar Idea” was released by McGraw Hill in spring 2013.
The Sal Buccieri Memorial Venture Impact Award, in memory of the late Salvatore Buccieri a former partner at Arthur Andersen in the Growth Company Practice, is awarded each year to an individual in the venture capital and entrepreneurial community who exemplifies the passion towards seeing early stage entrepreneurial opportunities succeed and flourish. This year’s recipient is David Bookspan the founding partner of DreamIT Ventures, the third ranked start-up accelerator in the world.
For information on the 16th annual Early Stage East Venture Capital Conference, visit Earlystageeast.org.
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