Mentor/Advisor : David Lerner

Director, David Lerner, Columbia Venture Lab

Director, David Lerner, Columbia Venture Lab

New York-based 3x Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Professor of Entrepreneurship @ Columbia Business School, Host of Venture Studio, Founder/Creator of the Startup Genome

Board Member New York Tech Meetup
Board Member New York Venture Community
Board Member Columbia Venture Community
Board Member Lang Entrepreneurship Center Columbia Business School

Director of the Venture Lab at Columbia University Technology Ventures- have spun-off 60+ technology companies over last 6+ years.

Host/Founder of Venture Studio: www.venturestudio.org interview the entrepreneurs, investors, writers & personalities that comprise New York City’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and beyond in one-on-one interviews & discussions. Show has been syndicated on Mashable and partners have included General Electric and Square 1 Bank.

Personal Blog: www.davidblerner.com explores the worlds of startups, angel/venture investing and university entrepreneurship.

Recently named:

one of NYC’s top 100 early stage investors:

http://www.businessinsider.com/new-york-early-stage-tech-startup-investors-2012-6#david-lerner-totius-group-32

one of the “top 100 most influential New Yorkers in the digital business community” by Silicon Alley Insider http://www.businessinsider.com/sa100/2008/david-lerner

Creator/Founder of Startup Genome Project: Mapping the World’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem… (can find this on the right side of my blog)

Active organizer of entrepreneurship and venture capital events and a mentor to entrepreneurs and start-ups

Frequent Contributor to peHUB

http://www.pehub.com/author_column.php?id=1475

Frequent Contributor to Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-lerner

Frequent Contributor to Forbes

http://blogs.forbes.com/davidlerner/

Specialties: angel/venture investing, incubating companies, mentoring entrepreneurs and startups, early-stage investing, entrepreneurship, team-building, teaching entrepreneurship