Mentorship Roundtable with Brian Cohen, Chairman of New York Angels
RSM US LLP
4 Times Square, 151 West 42nd St.
New York, NY, 10036
This event starts on September 12th at 6:00 PM.
YJP is excited to host a members-only event with Brian Cohen, Chairman of New York Angels. Attendees will have the opportunity to partake in an intimate and candid roundtable discussion and Q&A session. Through this mentorship initiative, YJP Members will have the exclusive opportunity to connect with, and gain advice and insights from industry titans. Come prepared with all your burning questions!
Refreshments will be served; dietary laws observed.
This event is included for the following member chapters:
-Professional members and above in our Startup and Tech Division
Questions about this event? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mr. Brian Cohen serves as Founding Partner at New York Venture Partners. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of New York Angels, Inc. Mr. Cohen served as Vice-Chairman at the New York Angels, Inc. Previously, Mr. Cohen created iFluence PR. He also developed Good Cause Communications. He is the Founder of Technology Solutions, Inc (TSI). Mr. Cohen founded New York Angels, Inc. in 1983. He sold New York Angels, Inc. to The McCann Worldgroup, Inc. in 1997 where he served ad the Vice Chairman of Technology Group. Mr. Cohen started Focus Technology and provided all development and moderating support. Before launching TSI, he was a founding Publisher of Computer Systems News and InformationWeek magazine at CMP Publications. Mr. Cohen created and instituted the RPM (Rapid Publicity Marketing) model of strategic communications. While in graduate school, he was involved with pioneering computer trade publications including Personal Computing Magazine and Minicomputer News from Benwill Publishing. Mr. Cohen serves on the Dean's Advisory Board of Directors. As an educator, Mr. Cohen developed the AIMS (Applied Internet Media Studies) Program. He is a frequent speaker on topics related strategic communication, entrepreneurism and early startup investing. He received a Masters Degree in Science Communications from Boston University's School of Public Communications in 1978 and received two Honor B.S. degrees from Syracuse University in Biology and Speech Communications.
Jeffrey H. Yager, CPA, is a partner in the New York office of RSM US LLP and leader of the office’s financial services assurance practice. He has over 20 years of experience servicing domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity groups, family offices and investment advisory firms. Jeff has worked with funds that trade in a variety of different financial instruments including swaps, options and other derivative contracts. His clients range from startups to funds with over $1 billion in net assets. As an audit partner, Jeff specializes in the investment partnership industry. He works closely with clients on various financial and regulatory compliance matters and has assisted numerous investment partnerships, including many start-up businesses, in structuring agreements and advising them on the accounting and valuation issues that may affect them. He has also worked with funds on projects such as reviewing internal controls and performing agreed-upon procedures. Jeff is active as an industry thought leader and has been quoted in the Washington Post and trade publications regarding the firm’s Hedge Fund Industry Survey. He also contributes to the firm’s Alternative Investment Watch newsletter. Jeff is a frequent lecturer on various topics related to the financial services industry. For example, Jeff regularly speaks at the Investment Company Conference sponsored by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.