EDUCATION 

 




The New York Angels Education Committee arranges monthly presentations by prominent principles and thought leaders in the domestic and international venture investment arena. The Committee also provides resources and tools to our investor members, prospective members, and entrepreneurs in the NYC Startup Community.

INVESTMENT INSIGHT SERIES SPEAKERS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2021

January 27th - Clete Brewer, Managing Partner and Cofounder, Christopher Ladd, Partner and Managing Director, and Tracy Black, Operating Partner, New Road Capital Partners
February 24th - Massimo Sterpi, Partner, Gianni & Origoni and Pietro Mondini, Vice President of New Verticals, Kellify
March 24th - Johnny Price, Director of Fundraising, Wefunder
April 21st - Liam Lynch, Founder & Managing Partner and Joseph Coyne, Managing Partner, Studio VC
May 19th - Matthew Leibowitz, General Partner, Plaza Ventures
June 16th - Michael Kriak, Managing Operating Partner, ConsenSys Mesh
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2020

January 29th - Lisa Placanica Ph.D., Managing Director, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners
February 26th - Susan Lyne, Managing Partner, BBG Ventures
March 25th - Jarrid Tingle, Managing Partner, Harlem Capital
April 29th - Matthew Hartman, Partner, Betaworks Ventures
May 27th - Joe Apprendi, Founder/General Partner, Revel Partners
June 24th - Jared Newman, Analyst, Canaan
July 29th - Maya Baratz Jordan, CEO & Partner, Founders Factory New York
September 30th - Baruch Gindin, CEO, Comset and Gabby Czertok, Founder & CEO, The Builders
October 21st - Lorine Pendleton, Lead Investor, Portfolia Rising America Fund
November 18th - Ryan Sommerville, Director, Growth + Portfolio, Antler
December 16th - Melissa Bradley, Managing Partner, 1863 Ventures



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2019

January 30th - Charlie Federman, Partner, SilverTech Ventures
February 27th - Carol Lee, Partner, and David Silverman, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
March 27th - David Coats, Founder and Manging Director, Correlation Ventures
April 24th - Matt Turck, Managing Director, FirstMark Capital
May 22nd - Dr. Howard Morgan, Co-Founder, First Round Capital
June 26th - Steve Barsh, Managing Partner, Dreamit Ventures
July 31st - Karim Motani, Managing Director, ESW Capital
September 25th - Jade Mandel, Vice President, Goldman Sachs, Principal Strategic Investments
October 23rd - John Ason, Angel Investor
November 20th - Heather Hartnett, CEO and Founding Partner, Human Ventures                                  December 18th - Gayatri Sarkar, Managing Partner, HYPE Sports Innovation

2018

January 31st - Jeffrey Silverman & David Arcara, Laconia Capital, Managing Directors
February 21st - Justin Hendrix, Executive Director, NYC Media Lab
March 21st - David Shrier, Futurist, MIT Media Labs; Associate Fellow, Oxford Said Business School
April 25th - Doug Chambers, Vice President, WeWork
May 23rd- Owen Davis, General Partner, Contour Venture Partners
June 27th - Joanna Stone Herman, Partner, Oaklins, De Silva + Phillips
September 26th - Nathalie Molina Nino, CEO, Brava Investments, and Katharine Wilkinson, Senior
      Writer, Project Drawdown
October 24th - Hambleton Lord & Christopher Mirabile, Managing Directors, Launchpad Ventures
November 14th - Jim Robinson, Co-Founder and Managing Director, RRE
December 19th - Orin Herskowitz, Executive Director, Columbia Technology Ventures
2017

January 25th - Jenny Lawton, COO, Techstars
February 22nd - Nnamdi Okike, Partner, 645 Ventures
March 29th - Carter Weiss & Frank Lin, Partners, Silas Capital
April 26th - Urs Cete, Managing Partner, BDMI - Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, Inc.
May 31st - Beth Ferreira, Managing Partner, WME Venture Partners
June 28th - Jessica Peltz-Zatulove, Partner, MDC Ventures
July 26th - Izthak Fisher, Founder and Chairman, Pereg Ventures
September 27th - Andrew Romans, Partner, Rubicon Venture Capital - Karen Neuman, Partner, Goodwin
October 25th - Susan Bihler, Principal, Catalyst Investors
November 15th - Claire Fauquier, Principal, Corigin Ventures
December 13th - David Horowitz & Jack Taylor, Touchdown Ventures
2016

January 27th - Sheila Spence, SVP of Corporate Development, WPP
February 24th - Dayna Grayson, Partner, NEA
March 23rd - Hilary Gosher, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
April 27th - Fran Hauser, Partner, Rothenberg Ventures
May 25th - Steven Krein, Co-Founder and CEO, Startup Health
June 29th - Ryan Feit, Co-Founder and CEO, SeedInvest
July 27th - David Galvin, Investment Strategy Leader, Watson Ecosystem Ventures
September 28th - Lylan Masterman, Principal, White Star Capital
October 26th - Annemarie Tierney, Vice President, Nasdaq Private Market
November 15th - Evan Nisselson, General Partner, LDV Capital
December 14th - Jenny Fielding, Managing Director, Techstars

2015

January 28th - Colin Beirne, Managing Director, Two Sigma Investments
February 25th - Michael Rubenstein, President, AppNexus
April 22nd - Kay Koplovitz, Founder, USA Network and Co-Founder, Springboard Enterprises
May 20th - John Burns, Chief Investment Officer, Breakaway Innovation
June 24th - William Skelley, Founder, Chairman and CEO, iFunding
July 29th - Esther Dyson, Chairman, EDventure Holdings, and Founder, HICCup
September 30th - Hadley Harris, Founding General Partner, Eniac Ventures October 28th - Maria Gotsch, President and CEO, Partnership Fund for New York City
November 18th - Rebecca Kaden, Partner, Maveron
December 16th - Ken Seiff, Managing Director, Beanstalk Ventures

2014

January 29th - Lou Kerner, Founder, Social Internet Fund
February 26th - Alpesh Chokshi, President, International Payment Options, American Express
March 26th - Bob Rice, Managing Partner, Tangent Capital
April 23rd - Andrew Yang, Entrepreneur, Founder of Venture for America and Author of "Smart People Should Build Things"
June 25th - Alex Iskold, Managing Director, Techstars
July 30th - Matt Harris, Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
September 24th - Brian Mulvey, Partner and Co-Founder, PeakSpan Capital
October 22nd - Steve Cohen, Deputy Commissioner, Small Business Services and Community Economic Development, Empire State Development
November 19th - Joanne Wilson, Founder of Gotham Gal Ventures, Blogger, Co-Founder of Women Entrepreneurs Festival
December 17th- Sheila Dharmarajan, Head of Business Development, Zelnick Media

2013

January 30 - John Frankel, Partner, FF Venture Capital
February 27 - Charlie O’Donnell, Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
March 27 - Brad Harrison, Managing Partner, BHV
March 27 - Sim Blaustein, Principal, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments
April 24 - Frank Meehan, Investor, Entrepreneur, Spotify Board of Directors
May 22 - Rory Eakin / Ryan Caldbeck, Circle Up
July 31st – Matthew Christensen, Rose Park Advisors – On Disruptive Innovation
September - Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments
October 23rd - Laura Deming, The Longevity Venture Fund
November 20th - Jalak Jobanputra, Managing Partner at FuturePerfect Ventures